Sean Birch

SC Lede: The Abortion Debate Begins... Again

By Sean Birch

Gavin Jackson with Jamie Lovegrove (l) and Jeffrey Collins (r).On this edition of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove and the Associated Press' Jeffrey Collins to look at the fetal heartbeat bill South Carolina state senators recently received testimony on, despite being out of session. They discuss this initial hearing for the House-approved bill that would ban virtually all abortions in the Palmetto State. Then, South Carolina Public Radio's Russ McKinney stops by to quiz Gavin about South Carolina history in this week's Did You Know segment. Plus, the week's top news, campaign trail updates...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Five Minutes with Sen. Bernie Sanders

By Sean Birch

Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Sen. Bernie Sanders following a campaign stop in Florence, SC on August 29, 2019.Leading up to the 2020 election, 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 September 5, 2019, host Gavin Jackson sits down for an interview with Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). Sanders made several campaign stops around South Carolina this week. Full remarks from candidates who visit South Carolina during the campaign on the SCETV YouTube page . And you can subscribe to South Carolina Lede in Apple Podcasts ,...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Joe Biden, Beto O'Rourke

By Sean Birch

SC LEDE logoLeading up to the 2020 election, 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 August 30, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us to recent campaign stops by Democratic presidential hopefuls Joe Biden and Beto O' Rourke. Full remarks from candidates who visit South Carolina during the campaign on the SCETV YouTube page . And you can subscribe to South Carolina Lede in Apple Podcasts , Google Play , and Stitcher , and Spotify. You can also follow the...

SC Lede Summer School: Domestic Violence

By Sean Birch

SC LEDE logoThis summer we're dedicating several episodes of South Carolina Lede to in-depth topics we felt needed futher exploration. On this South Carolina Lede Summer School special, host Gavin Jackson turns a spotlight on the issue of criminal domestic violence in the Palmetto State. We look at how domestic violence can start, and help you identify and stop it before you or someone you love becomes a statistic. You can subscribe to South Carolina Lede in Apple Podcasts , Google Play , and Stitcher . You can also follow the show on Instagram and Twitter .

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Sen. Cory Booker

By Sean Birch

SC LEDE logoOn this edition for the week of August 8, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us to a campaign stop this week by Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC. Full remarks from candidates who visit South Carolina during the campaign on the SCETV YouTube page . And you can subscribe to South Carolina Lede in Apple Podcasts , Google Play , and Stitcher , and Spotify. You can also follow the show on Instagram and Twitter .

SC Lede: Trail Bites — John Delaney, Cory Booker, Tim Ryan, Elizabeth Warren, Wayne Messam

By Sean Birch

SC LEDE logoLeading up to the 2020 election, 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 July 25, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us to the recent South Carolina Democratic Party Convention to hear from presidential hopefuls former Maryland Congressman John Delaney, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Miramar, FL Mayor Wayne Messam. Full remarks from candidates who visit South Carolina during the campaign...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Beto O'Rourke, Rep. Seth Moulton, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Sen. Michael Bennet

By Sean Birch

SC LEDE logoLeading up to the 2020 election, 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 July 18, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us to the recent South Carolina Democratic Party Convention to hear from presidential hopefuls former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke, Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), and Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.). Full remarks from candidates who visit South Carolina during the campaign on the SCETV YouTube page...

TWISC: South Carolina's Growing Aerospace Industry

By Sean Birch

TWISCHost Gavin Jackson sat down with Susie Shanon, president and CEO of the S.C. Council on Competitiveness, and Carl Washburn, the department head of aviation at Greenville Technical College. Highlights: The aerospace industry in South Carolina is one of the state’s fastest growing industries, with an average revenue growth rate of 25 percent There are more than 400 private aerospace firms in the state, employing about 55,000 people The boom in aerospace can be linked to Boeing’s arrival in the state 8 years ago, which has generated more interest from students Summary: With an economic impact of...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, John Hickenlooper, Joe Biden, Bill de Blasio

By Sean Birch

SC LEDE logoLeading up to the 2020 election, 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 July 11, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us to the recent South Carolina Democratic Party Convention to hear from presidential hopefuls Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, former Vice President Joe Biden, and New York City, NY Mayor Bill de Blasio. Over the next several Trail Bites episodes, we'll be brining you clips from all of...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Jay Inslee, Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Bernie Sanders

By Sean Birch

SC LEDE logoLeading up to the 2020 election, 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 July 4, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us to the recent South Carolina Democratic Party Convention to hear from presidential hopefuls Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, South Bend, IN Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). Over the next several Trail Bites episodes, we'll be brining you clips from all of the candidates who spoke at...

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