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Learning the "Narrative" | Endowment Intern Olivia Aldridge

July 6, 2016 - Posted in Local by Olivia Aldridge
Intern Aldridge in the radio studio

I have been interning with South Carolina Public Radio for six weeks now, and it’s gone by unbelievably quickly. While this isn’t my first internship rodeo, the offices at South Carolina Public Radio are a stark change from where I’ve worked in the past. My previous...

Halfway Done | Endowment Intern Sarah

July 5, 2016 - Posted in Local by Sarah Stone
Image of Shannon Johnson

I have passed the halfway mark of my time at SCETV, and I can say with confidence that the past two weeks have been the best so far. The most exciting part of the past two weeks has been working on my first video. I’m producing a feature about Shannon Johnson, whose titles...

Statewide Celebrations this 4th of July

June 29, 2016 - Posted in Local by Kristina Rackley
fireworks

As Independence Day weekend draws closer, South Carolina prepares to celebrate its patriotism across the state with a variety of fireworks displays, festivals, parades, and more. From the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains to the coastal Lowcountry, a host of exciting...

Filmmaking Industry Growing in SC

June 28, 2016 - Posted in Local by Sydney Hankinson
Film Industry in South Carolina

Thanks to legislation by South Carolina lawmakers, the state’s film industry is growing. On a recent podcast , director of the South Carolina Film Commission Tom Clark talked about the growth. Recently, South Carolina legislators passed a law making what was originally...

B-roll and Interviews | Endowment Intern Sydney

June 28, 2016 - Posted in Local by Sydney Hankinson
Getting B-roll for a Video

I just finished week six of my internship at ETV. I can’t believe I only have four weeks left! The time seems to have zipped by fairly quickly. At the beginning of the week, Mr. Dave Adams invited me to sit in on another live shot, this time with Fox News. The guest was...

Cotton Branch Animal Sanctuary

June 28, 2016 - Posted in Local by Lynn Cornfoot
farm animal

Most people are aware that dogs and cats are in need of a good home, but farm animals are often neglected, as well. Palmetto Scene visited Cotton Branch Animal Sanctuary in Leesville to meet Jan Alber-Senn, a woman who is doing her part to help these animals.

Rachel Wyatt Crowned Miss South Carolina 2016

June 28, 2016 - Posted in Local by Kristina Rackley
Miss S.C. contestants

Last Saturday, Miss Clemson, Rachel Wyatt, was crowned Miss South Carolina 2016 in the state’s 80th anniversary pageant. Wyatt, 21, is a veteran when it comes to competing in pageants. She was crowned Miss South Carolina Teen in 2012, Miss America’s Outstanding Teen in 2013...

Charleston Tragedy Commemoration

June 27, 2016 - Posted in Local by Brandie Perron
Emanuel 9 victims

This past week-and-a-half, a nine-day commemoration was held in Charleston to honor the Mother Emanuel 9, their families, survivors, and church members who were affected in last year’s tragedy. “Victory in the Valley” featured programs that allowed the community to discuss...

“Daufuskie Memories” Displayed at Columbia Museum of Art

June 24, 2016 - Posted in Local by Sarah Stone
Daufuskie Island

The Columbia Museum of Art is hosting the exhibit “Daufuskie Memories” through August 7. “Daufuskie Memories” is a photography exhibit that tells the story of Gullah culture on Daufuskie Island, South Carolina . The collection of more than 60 photographs, which were taken...

SC Improves in Children’s Health, Worsens in Other Areas

June 22, 2016 - Posted in Local by Kristina Rackley
Kids with teacher

South Carolina has usually placed poorly in regard to children’s quality of life, often being counted among the ten lowest-ranked states for kids in the nation. While the state continues to be ranked low, a recent study, now published, shows that South Carolina is improving...

New Exhibit at SC State Museum Explores Race

June 22, 2016 - Posted in Local by Kaisha Young
Photo of Race Exhibit Poster

Last June, the Charleston A.M.E. shootings sent a shockwave through South Carolina. The tragedy shed light on the fact that race is unfortunately still an issue in this state. In response, the South Carolina State Museum has recently opened a new exhibit that hopes to...

Early Education Programs Offer Head Start for Youngest SC Students

June 21, 2016 - Posted in Local by Kaisha Young
Youngest Student

Research shows that children greatly benefit from receiving education before kindergarten. During early childhood, the human brain develops the majority of its neurons and is most receptive to learning. For example, children often have an easier time picking up a second...

Settling In | Endowment Intern Kaisha

June 20, 2016 - Posted in Local by Kaisha Young
Keisha with other interns

This is the start of my third week at ETV, which is so hard to believe. It feels like I just got here! I’ve finally gotten into my groove, so my days run a lot smoother now. Last week, I went on a shoot that I organized and planned at the South Carolina State Museum. The...

Telehealth, Al Sharpton, and the Museum, Oh My! - Endowment Intern Sydney

June 20, 2016 - Posted in Local by Sydney Hankinson
Sydney and Al Sharpton

Well, I’m officially halfway through my internship! I tried to do a blog post last week, but things got a bit busy. Instead, I’ll just cover weeks four and five in this post. Last week was quite productive. I continued to work on making our Pinterest boards look nicer, but...

Balancing Patience and Determination in Media | Endowment Intern Sarah

June 20, 2016 - Posted in Local by Sarah Stone
Sarah with other interns

Over the past few weeks, I have been writing a great deal. Between blog posts for ETV’s website and county summaries for Knowitall Media , I have been writing more in a day as an intern than I do in a week as a student. As a result, I have come to further enjoy the research...

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