Kaitlyn Cannon

PBS NewHour Student Reporting Labs and FrogWatch USA

By Kaitlyn Cannon

Legacy Charter Early College Student Reporting Lab

It was a rainy and hazy Saturday morning in Greenville, South Carolina as student journalists from Legacy Charter Early College High School walked into the building of FrogWatch USA's volunteer training meeting. During the training meeting, the volunteers were learning how to correctly monitor frog and toad sounds. As the students set up their cameras and began recording the meeting, different frog and toad calls echoed throughout the room.

MADE HERE | Homemade Wreaths

By Kaitlyn Cannon

Shavon's Creations Wreaths

Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in South Carolina.

Shavon's Creations is a craft business based in Sumter, South Carolina. When discussing the products she sells, Shavon Turner, owner of Shavon's Creations, says "Pretty much, if you bring me an idea, I can do it." Her mission for her business is "just to create something someone loves...I just want to create something beautiful for someone."

 

MADE HERE | Fine Woodworking and Unique Art

By Kaitlyn Cannon

Moonglow Fine Woodcrafts piece

Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in South Carolina.

Philip DeCarlo of Moonglow Fine Woodcrafts  has been doing fine woodworking for 31 years. He says he loves working wood because "each piece of wood is unique." He compares people buying his work to being a musician, saying, "It brings me back to the day when I was a musician and hearing people clap when you get done playing a song...it's that rush."

 

 

PBS Newshour Student Reporting Labs | Never Stop Learning

By Kaitlyn Cannon

Legacy Charter Student Reporting Labs

Journalism students from Legacy Early College High School in Greenville, South Carolina, are on their way to accomplishing big things. It has been ETV Carolinas pleasure to mentor these students for another year through the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs program, which connects middle and high school students to local PBS stations and news professionals in their community to produce original, student-generated video reports.

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