South Carolina Lede

Latest Episodes

How Do You Spell Relief? Comirnaty!

August 24, 2021 — Comments from the state Congressional delegation on the $1.2 trillion Senate infrastructure bill, earmarks, and Afghanistan; the latest data from DHEC on climbing COVID-19 cases and...

We're Back, COVID's Back

August 21, 2021 — We look at the current COVID-19 situation in the state, including the debate over masks in schools, the latest case numbers, vaccination recommendations for pregnant women, and much...

Claudia Smith Brinson's 'Stories of Struggle'

August 17, 2021 — Journalist Claudia Smith Brinson joins us to discuss the long and arduous struggle for civil rights in the Palmetto State. In her book 'Stories of Struggles: The Clash Over Civil...

Stephen Lowe's 'The Slow Undoing'

August 14, 2021 — We're joined by Stephen Lowe, professor of History and director of Liberal Studies and Organizational Leadership at University of South Carolina Union and Palmetto College. Lowe's...

South Carolina Lede

South Carolina Lede is a podcast about the people, issues, and events shaping the Palmetto State. Join host Gavin Jackson and reporters from across the state each week for in-depth discussions of the biggest news affecting you, your family, and your fellow South Carolinians – from state politics and legislative happenings inside the state house to the ongoing effects of the pandemic and more. It’s the factual and timely information you need, with a dash of irreverent fun to keep it all interesting.

Interview with an Epidemiologist

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for September 7, 2021, we speak with…

It's NOT A Great Day in South Carolina

On this edition of the South Carolina Lede for September 4, 2021, we break down…

No Rest for the Weary Frontline

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 31, 2021, we look at the…