Awards recognize some of the greatest television work in the Southeast
The Regional Southeast EMMY® Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) recently announced nominations for the 2022 Southeast Regional EMMY® Awards.
Four South Carolina ETV (SCETV) programs were nominated for these prestigious awards:
By The River- “Natasha Trethewey
Category: Interview/Discussion, Long Form Content
By The River is a weekly, half-hour literature-focused series filmed at ETV Lowcountry in Beaufort, S.C. Season 4, Episode 2 includes a discussion with the 19th U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize Winner Natasha Trethewey. Trethewey discusses her book Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir, sharing the story of her mother’s death and how poetry helps her to deal with it. Originally airing on Sept. 16, 2021, this episode of By The River is nominated in the Interview/Discussion, Long Form Content category and was hosted by Holly Bounds Jackson and produced by Caroline E. Sawyer. Support for this program is provided by the ETV Endowment of South Carolina.
From the Sky- “Mountains to Midlands”
Category: Historical/Cultural, Long Form Content
South Carolina’s landscape is as diverse as those who call it home. From the Sky is a digital series that offers viewers a glimpse into the cities and towns of South Carolina from a “not often seen” vantage point… from above. The “Mountains to Midlands“ episode aired on July 15, 2021, and is nominated in the Historical/Cultural, Long Form Content category. From the Sky is produced by Charles Dymock. Support for this program is provided by the ETV Endowment of South Carolina.
“The Rollin Sisters- Reconstruction Through 1895”
Category: Documentary, Historical
Sisterhood: South Carolina Suffragists is a trilogy of documentaries to commemorate the centennial of the 19th amendment. The second episode, “The Rollin Sisters – Reconstruction Thru 1895,” premiered on March 18, 2021 and highlights the Rollin sisters (Frances, Lottie, Louise, Kate, and Florence). The Rollin sisters were politically engaged Black women who were active in women’s suffrage efforts during Reconstruction.
SCETV celebrated the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment with its Sisterhood: South Carolina Suffragists initiative. It is comprised of three documentary films, 12 SC Public Radio segments, a dedicated online site, and K-12 lesson plans and supplemental materials. Nominated in the Documentary, Historical category, this program includes work by Beryl Dakers, Libby Dallis, Lynn Cornfoot and Xavier Blake and was produced with support from the South Carolina Humanities and the ETV Endowment of South Carolina.
This Week in South Carolina- “Infrastructure”
Category: Politics/Government, Long Form Content
This Week in South Carolina (TWISC) highlights one topic each week with political leaders, newsmakers and policymakers in South Carolina. Gavin Jackson, SCETV's news and public affairs reporter, hosts the weekly public affairs program. Nominated in the Politics/Government, Long Form Content category, the “Infrastructure” episode of TWISC aired on Oct. 15, 2021 and includes work by Gavin Jackson, Aimee Crouch, Xavier Blake and Titus Davis. From roads to bridges to broadband, this episode looks at the future of infrastructure in South Carolina. Guests include South Carolina Department of Transportation Director Christy Hall, South Carolina Ports Authority CEO Jim Newsome and Director of the South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff - Broadband Office Jim Stritzinger.
The 48th Annual Southeast Regional EMMY® Awards will be announced by the Regional Southeast EMMY® Chapter of NATAS on June 18 at the Grand Hyatt in Buckhead Atlanta.
NATAS sets the standards for excellence in the television broadcasting industry and holds the honor of presenting The Prime Time EMMY® Awards and the Daytime EMMY® Awards.
The Regional Southeast EMMY® Chapter is one of 19 chapters throughout the United States identifying and celebrating television excellence at the local and regional levels. The Southeast Chapter represents television professionals from all disciplines of the industry and from markets in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina and North Carolina.
“Being nominated for an Emmy is a remarkable achievement and helps to acknowledge the talent and hard work that goes into making these programs come to life. These nominations sit right alongside many programs outside the public media sphere and show how important local and impactful content is in television programming. I am so proud of these deserving members of the SCETV team.” –SCETV President and CEO Anthony Padgett
- Four SCETV programs were nominated for a Southeast EMMY®
- Nominated programs include By The River- “Natasha Trethewey,” From the Sky- “Mountains to Midlands,” “The Rollin Sisters- Reconstruction Through 1895” and This Week in South Carolina- “Infrastructure”
- Nominations were recently announced by the Regional Southeast EMMY® Chapter of NATAS
- NATAS sets the standards for excellence in the television broadcasting industry
- The 48th Annual Southeast Regional EMMY® Awards will be announced by the Regional Southeast EMMY® Chapter of NATAS on June 18 at the Grand Hyatt in Buckhead Atlanta
About South Carolina ETV and Public Radio
South Carolina ETV (SCETV) is the state's public educational broadcasting network. Using television, radio and diverse digital properties, SCETV's mission is to enrich lives by educating children, informing and connecting citizens, celebrating our culture and environment and instilling the joy of learning. In addition to airing local programs, such as Carolina Classrooms, Making It Grow, Palmetto Scene and This Week in South Carolina, SCETV also presents multiple programs to regional and national audiences, including Expeditions, Reconnecting Roots, Reel South, Somewhere South, Yoga in Practice and Live from Charleston Music Hall. In addition, SC Public Radio produces the national radio production, Chamber Music from Spoleto Festival USA.