Jeremy Cauthen

South Carolina ETV to air documentary depicting success stories of democratic political reform

By Jeremy Cauthen

The Democracy RebellionOn March 19 at 10 p.m., South Carolina ETV (SCETV) will air " The Democracy Rebellion: A Reporter's Notebook with Hedrick Smith ." In the one-hour film, Smith, a veteran, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, travels the country looking for positive stories of democratic political reform. Viewers will see compelling narratives of citizen movements and graphic portraits of local heroes launching local, bipartisan campaigns to restore democracy through clean elections, exposing dark money, voter protections and gerrymander reform. The film began premiering on PBS stations earlier this year. In...

South Carolina ETV to host live taping event for 'South Carolina Lede'

By Jeremy Cauthen

SC LedeCOLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced a live taping event for an upcoming episode of the network’s news and public affairs podcast, “South Carolina Lede.” On Thursday, November 14 at 6 p.m., the podcast will tape live from Growler Haus at 113 N. Church St. in Spartanburg, S.C. Hosted by SCETV Public Affairs Reporter Gavin Jackson, “South Carolina Lede” explores the state’s political news and legislative action with the journalists who cover it each week. This live taping is part of the podcast’s ongoing #LedeOnTheTrail initiative, which aims to visit various parts of the...

South Carolina ETV, South Carolina Public Radio launch storytelling-focused weather service

By Jeremy Cauthen

Weather in ContextFor immediate release: April 8, 2019 COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) and South Carolina Public Radio today launched a new, storytelling-focused weather service. Located online at www.scetv.org/weather , the new service gives people in South Carolina a unique information hub for everything weather-related. Visitors to the site will be able to access hourly weather data, as well as news stories informing them how they might be affected locally and what safety precautions they need to take. Featuring interactive weather maps, the service will pull data from eight...

Documentary film about Bakari Sellers to premiere on SCETV

By Jeremy Cauthen

While I Breathe, I HopeFor immediate release: April 4, 2019 COLUMBIA, S.C. -- "While I Breathe, I Hope," a documentary feature film about South Carolina politician and CNN commentator Bakari Sellers, will premiere on South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) at 6 p.m. on April 7. Immediately following the film, Beryl Dakers of "Palmetto Scene" will sit down with filmmaker Emily Harrold to discuss the making of the documentary. Directed by Orangeburg, S.C. native Emily Harrold and titled after the South Carolina state motto, "While I Breathe, I Hope" explores the history and legacy of racism in American politics...