RoseCatherine James

Storytelling and Producing | Endowment Intern RoseCatherine

By RoseCatherine James

Excellent Extracts InterviewWeek three is now complete. I have spent the week working on the Made Here digital series, which explores small businesses in South Carolina. Last week I was able to secure an interview with Excellent Extracts , a small business based in Rock Hill, S.C., which makes extracts that can be used for cooking and baking. They can also be used to enhance cofeee and tea. I was able to spend the beginning of the week researching the business and creating interview questions, in addition to securing a second business to highlight for the series. Thursday’s interview with Excellent Extracts is the first...

Traveling All Over SC | ETV Endowment Intern RoseCatherine

By RoseCatherine James

Chasing the MoonWeek two of the Endowment Internship is now complete. The beginning of the week was busy. There were trips to Hartsville and Columbia before I got some time to work on stories in the office. Monday started with the hour-and-a-half drive to Hartsville for the first of five events in conjunction with the American Experience: Chasing the Moon documentary series. SCETV scheduled five events around the state where screeners from Chasing the Moon are combined with speakers in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of Apollo 11. Monday kicked off these events at the S.C. Governor’s School for Science...

Starting Strong | Endowment Intern RoseCatherine

By RoseCatherine James

RoseCatherine Interviewing During my first week at ETV Carolinas in Rock Hill, I attended meetings, training, and completed a story on BloomFest and Glencairn Garden. While the first day was understandably slow, the rest of the week picked up quickly. Monday was spent finding story ideas and setting up interviews. I ultimately decided to do a story on BloomFest in Glencairn Garden. However, rather than just doing a story on another event, I decided to put a focus on the groundskeepers to give readers an inside look at the upkeep of the garden. Interviews were set up for Wednesday due to Tuesday’s training with a Parks...

BloomFest Shows Off Glencairn Garden and Local Vendors

By RoseCatherine James

Glencairn GardenBloomFest at Glencairn Garden in Rock Hill, South Carolina, is preparing to help kick off spring on Saturday. The craft and garden festival has local vendors, family events, and for the first time food trucks. Falling on the same day as Kids to Park Day, the event doubles as a way to celebrate outdoor recreation. The festival began seven years ago as a fundraising opportunity for the garden but grew into a great community event, according to Parks, Recreation and Tourism Center Supervisor Katie Conley . Saturday’s festival is preceded by a garden party for friends and sponsors of Glencairn...