Gavin Jackson

SCETV Public Affairs Reporter

SC Lede: Unemployment — Ongoing, Widespread, And Not Contained

By Gavin Jackson

Economists continue to monitor weekly initial unemployment claims data to see how the recovery is faring.Economists continue to monitor weekly initial unemployment claims data to see how the recovery is faring. Credit SC DEW This episode of the South Carolina Lede for October 17, 2020, features: the latest unemployment data for South Carolina and perspective from state economists on that data is telling us; insight on the Senate confirmation hearings of Judge Amy Coney Barrett in Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-SC) Judiciary Committee; what you can do to handle pandemic-induced depression; and more. The South Carolina Lede is here to keep you up to date on important news as the Palmetto State faces the...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

By Gavin Jackson

incumbent Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham and Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison.L eading up to the 2020 election, the South Carolina Lede is keeping you up to speed on what the candidates are saying on the campaign trail in the Palmetto State with these "Trail Bites" mini-episodes. On this edition for the week of October 15, 2020, host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Associated Press' Meg Kinnard to discuss the latest on the US Senate race between incumbent Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham and Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison. You can subscribe to the South Carolina Lede in Apple Podcasts , Google Play , and Stitcher , and Spotify. You can also follow the show on...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — 'We Cannot Forget Our Neighbor'

By Gavin Jackson

Horticulturist Brinton Fox (r) joins Gavin Jackson to talk fall gardening.This episode of the South Carolina Lede for October 10, 2020, features: reaction from former South Carolina Gov. David Beasley about the World Food Program, which he runs, receiving the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize; horticulturist Brinton Fox shares fall gardening tips; the latest on a new COVID-19 relief bill; and more. The South Carolina Lede is here to keep you up to date on important news as the Palmetto State faces the COVID-19 virus. There is so much news out there right now it’s overwhelming. This podcast is for you to get information that matters to you, your family and your fellow South...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Double Debate Drama

By Gavin Jackson

Sen. Lindsey Graham (r) and challenger Jaime Harrison (l) debate at Allen University on October 5, 2020.Leading up to the 2020 election, the South Carolina Lede is keeping you up to speed on what the candidates are saying on the campaign trail in the Palmetto State with these "Trail Bites" mini-episodes. On this edition for the week of October 8, 2020, host Gavin Jackson is joined by The State's Caitlin Byrd and Joe Bustos to discuss the first US Senate debate between Republican incumbent Sen. Lindsey Graham and Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison as well as this week's 1st Congressional District debate between incumbent Democratic Congressman Joe Cunningham and challenger Republican State Rep...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Quarantine At 1600 Pennsylvania Ave

By Gavin Jackson

Sen. Lindsey Graham briefly talks to reporters following a campaign eventThis episode of the South Carolina Lede for October 3, 2020, features: comments from Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump testing positive for COVID-19; the latest on absentee and in-person voting in South Carolina; an update on telemental health and therapy; and more. The South Carolina Lede is here to keep you up to date on important news as the Palmetto State faces the COVID-19 virus. There is so much news out there right now it’s overwhelming. This podcast is for you to get information that matters to you, your family and your fellow South...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — 1st Congressional District Debate

By Gavin Jackson

Republican State Rep. Nancy Mace and Democratic Congressman Joe Cunnigham bump elbows Leading up to the 2020 election, the South Carolina Lede is keeping you up to speed on what the candidates are saying on the campaign trail in the Palmetto State with these "Trail Bites" mini-episodes. On this edition for the week of October 1, 2020, host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove and The State's Caitlin Byrd to discuss this week's 1st Congressional District debate between incumbent Democratic Congressman Joe Cunningham and challenger Republican State Rep. Nancy Mace. You can watch the full SCETV & Post and Courier 1st Congressional District Debate...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Can I Get A Witness?!

By Gavin Jackson

Voters cast ballots during the South Carolina Democratic presidential primary on February 29, 2020.This episode of the South Carolina Lede for September 29, 2020, features: the latest on absentee voting by mail; what the Supreme Court fight could mean for the future; a look at the economic impact the pandemic is having on families; and more. Links mentioned in this episode: Forbes: Why Speaking English May Spread More Coronavirus Than Some Other Languages The South Carolina Lede is here to keep you up to date on important news as the Palmetto State faces the COVID-19 virus. There is so much news out there right now it’s overwhelming. This podcast is for you to get information that matters...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Special Session Tea Report

By Gavin Jackson

State lawmakers meet during the legislature's special session in September 2020.South Carolina state lawmakers meet during the legislature's special session in September 2020. Credit Gavin Jackson/SCETV This episode of the South Carolina Lede for September 22, 2020, features: a look at what South Carolina state lawmakers did during their recent special two-week session; an economic update from Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Tom Barkin; South Carolina's rankings in a report released by this week by the White House Coronavirus Task Force; and more. Video: Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Thomas Barkin's remarks to the Greenville Rotary Club Wall...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Judge Dread

By Gavin Jackson

Sen. Lindsey Graham speaks at a campaign event for state Rep. Nancy Mace in North Charleston on September 21, 2020.This episode of the South Carolina Lede for September 22, 2020, features: a look at how you can vote absentee in the November 3 election; the latest from Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on the future of the Supreme Court nomination process he will oversee; comments from U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams from his recent visit to Columbia; and more. The South Carolina Lede is here to keep you up to date on important news as the Palmetto State faces the COVID-19 virus. There is so much news out there right now it’s overwhelming. This podcast is for you to get information that matters to you, your...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Duwve, Or Not Duwve, That Is The Question

By Gavin Jackson

Acting director of DHEC Marshall Taylor speaks at a press conference on September 10, 2020.This episode of the South Carolina Lede for September 12, 2020, features: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on how the offshore drilling moratorium including South Carolina came about; Gov. Henry McMaster outlines how he would like to spend phase II CARES Act money that the state legislature will decide next week; state health officials project how a COVID-19 vaccine would be implemented in South Carolina; and more. The South Carolina Lede is here to keep you up to date on important news as the Palmetto State faces the COVID-19 virus. There is so much news out there right now it’s overwhelming. This...

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