Sean Scott

TWISC: 'Grace Will Lead Us Home'

By Sean Scott

JBH Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Jennifer Berry Hawe talks with host Gavin Jackson about her new book "Grace Will Lead Us Home." Highlights: This year is the fourth anniversary of the Charleston church shooting at Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church Former Gov. Nikki Haley convinced the State House to pass the bill to lower the Confederate flag from the state capitol building, in part because of her own story of discrimination as an Indian-American On the night of the shooting, survivors were moved across a section of Calhoun Street, named for the former Vice President and ardent defender of...

Getting the Ball Rolling | Endowment Intern Sean

By Sean Scott

Host Gavin Jackson (L) speaks with Greenville News reporters Kirk Brown and Nikie Mayo (R)Week 3 is nearing its end for me here at SCETV and I'm finally starting to get into a groove with more work each and every day. Since last week's blog, I've had a wide variety of experiences. In the last post, I mentioned the research I did for This Week in South Carolina . I got to watch the show get filmed, from a quick tour of the Kennedy Greenhouse Studio on the campus of USC to seeing the equipment in action to even riding with the whole TWISC team in the van over to USC. Afterwards, I would write the online post for that week's episode, using some of the research I did and picking out...

TWISC: Preparing For Hurricane Season

By Sean Scott

TWISCJohn Quagliariello, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service, and Derrec Becker with the South Carolina Emergency Management Division discuss the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season and look back at previous storms with host Gavin Jackson. Highlights: NOAA is forecasting a near-normal hurricane season with 9 to 15 named storms Hurricane Florence ranks behind the 2015 flood and Hurricane Matthew in cost, and Hurricane Hugo still ranks as the costliest storm in the state’s history Warming water temperatures in the Atlantic Ocean are contributing to more frequent hurricanes and more intense...

Welcome to the Big Leagues | Endowment Intern Sean

By Sean Scott

Senator Kamala Harris at a meet-and-greet in Greenville, SCHello, my name is Sean Scott and apparently,I'm supposed to be writing blog posts of my time here at SCETV this summer. With such a crazy first seven days, this message didn't get to me until now, so I have a little more to write about and catch up. I started right after Memorial Day and the first couple of days were all about learning my way around the building: tours, parking, radio studios, the Public Service Commission and my own office. I think by now I'm starting to figure out how to get places here (hopefully). I met all the wonderful News and Public Affairs people I will be working...