Gavin Jackson

SCETV Public Affairs Reporter

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Smiling Faces, 52,000 Cases

By Gavin Jackson

Gov. Henry McMaster and other state officials announced an executive order July 10, 2020On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 11, 2020, host Gavin Jackson examines the latest attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the Palmetto State through Gov. Henry McMaster's new "last call" executive order. We also look at the hit the tourism industry’s recovery is taking, what changes in worldwide trade and manufacturing could happen in the future, and other insights on the latest COVID-19 data. 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...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — A Mass Shooting During A Pandemic

By Gavin Jackson

A shooting at Lavish Nightclub in Greenville County in the early morning hours of July 5On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 7, 2020, we bring you discussion about a new book on the Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting, the latest on a Upstate shooting this weekend which killed two people and injured eight others, the challenges facing South Carolina hospitals, 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 Carolinians. No hype...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Too Close Encounters Of The July 4th Kind

By Gavin Jackson

COVID-19 cases in SCOn this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 4, 2020, host Gavin Jackson examines the Palmetto State's unemployment situation, including improvements inside the state's unemployment agency as it faces stagnating claims numbers. We also look at the dozens of municipalities with mask ordinances, hear from officials concerned about just how bad things may become after this holiday weekend, listen to your voicemails, 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...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — I'll Take 'Masks' For One Trillion, Alex

By Gavin Jackson

Gov. Henry McMasterOn this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 2, 2020, host Gavin Jackson brings you the latest data on the Palmetto State's growing number of COVID-19 cases, what the second half of the year may look like economically, thoughts from Gov. Henry McMaster concerning masks, 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 Carolinians. No hype. No fear...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — And Then There Were Three

By Gavin Jackson

Governor McMaster COVID-19 press conference - June 26, 2020On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 30, 2020, host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Atlanta Journal Constitution's Maya T. Prabhu to take an in-depth look at Georgia’s new hate crimes law. We also hear from South Carolina public health officials about increasing COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, listen to your voicemails, 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,...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Masking The Problem

By Gavin Jackson

Reported COVID-19 Cases by week bar graphOn this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 27, 2020, host Gavin Jackson brings you a look at the cities that are and aren’t issuing face mask requirements along with the Gov. Henry McMaster's thoughts on a statewide ordinance. Plus, we catch you up on the latest broadband expansion efforts including what internet maps in your area look like, hear from an MUSC doctor about when you should go to the hospital for COVID-19 symptoms, 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...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Down Goes Johnny

By Gavin Jackson

After a 17-hour process, the statue of John C. Calhoun in Marion Square in Charleston, SC, was removed on June 24, 2020.On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 25, 2020, host Gavin Jackson brings you an account of the removal of the John C. Calhoun statue from Charleston's Marion Square, a look at moves by two of the state’s biggest cities to mandate mask usage in certain places, a breakdown of Gov. Henry McMaster's new restaurant COVID-19 safety plan, 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...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — 1,000 Cases A Day Keeps The Normalcy Away

By Gavin Jackson

SLED Chief Mark Keel speaks about law enforcement practices and praised Sen. Tim Scott's police reform billOn this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 23, 2020, we look at Sen. Tim Scott’s (R-SC) JUSTICE Act and related issues at the state level, hear from a lawyer about worker’s compensation issues during these COVID-19 times, and get more info from one of DHEC’s top officials handling the pandemic. 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 Carolinians...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Cruel Summer

By Gavin Jackson

Gavin Jackson and SC Lede horticulturalist Brinton Fox on June 19, 2020.On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 20, 2020, we examine the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision this week prohibiting discrimination against LGBTQ employees, as well as the latest unemployment data, and the link between stress and alcohol abuse during the pandemic. Plus, SC Lede horticulturalist Brinton Fox joins us with tips on what to plan this summer, 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...

SC Lede: Searching For Equality 5 Years After Mother Emanuel

By Gavin Jackson

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) announces his police reform bill on June 17, 2020.On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 18, 2020, we reflect on the Mother Emanuel AME massacre in Charleston five years later. We also examine the police reform bill proposed by Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and other GOP lawmakers, look at the latest COVID-19 numbers in the hotspot of Greenville, and more. Links mentioned in this episode: Full Text of Sen. Tim Scott's JUSTICE Act Section by Section Analysis of the JUSTICE Act 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...

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