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Drought Conditions Lead to Wildfire Spreading In SC Upstate, Air Quality Concerns

November 16, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Kaitlyn Park
Wildfires on Pinnacle Mountain in the Piedmont

Wildfires have been spreading throughout the Southeast, creating concerns for the upstate of South Carolina, where a dry summer and fall have led to a prolonged drought. The fire, which began in North Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee, has led to evacuations in those states...

Photo Story: Gwen Ifill in South Carolina

November 15, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Kaitlyn Park
Journalist Gwen Ifill with SC Public Radio's Tut Underwood

South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) and South Carolina Public Radio honor and remember Gwen Ifill. Ifill visited SCETV in 2012 with PBS' Washington Week for the Presidential primaries. She returned to the state in 2015 for the PBS NewsHour's Special Presentation...

SCETV Remembers Gwen Ifill

November 15, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Kaitlyn Park
Image of PBS anchor Gwen Ifill

South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) was deeply saddened on Monday, November 14 to learn of the passing of Gwen Ifill, an American Peabody Award-winning journalist, author and acclaimed television anchor. “Gwen Ifill was a gifted journalist and a trailblazer. We...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, November 2016

November 1, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Black America Since MLK

Dear Viewers and Listeners November has a bountiful harvest of programming you won’t want to miss! In time for Veterans Day, we are proud to offer another in our series South Carolinians in WWII : Return to Normandy. This special highlights the unique bond between the...

StoryCorps to Visit SC State Museum, EdVenture

October 31, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
StoryCorps participants, MobileBooth interior

StoryCorps, a renowned nonprofit organization that records and celebrates the stories of everyday Americans, is coming to Columbia to collect interviews with residents. Heard and seen weekly on SC Public Radio and SCETV, StoryCorps is bringing its MobileBooth—an Airstream...

Charleston's New Antenna Installed

October 28, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
Charleston old antenna section and new antenna

Our new 3000 pound antenna has been installed in Charleston. We are broadcasting now. As with any new installation, there may be adjustments, including down time. Why the Delays? Our old TV antenna was comprised of 27 sections that measure approximately 6 ft. x 6ft. These...

SC Public Radio Report | Nichols Resident Shares Evacuation Experience.

October 26, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Thelisha Eaddy
Flooded home in the Britton's Neck Community of Gresham, SC

Many South Carolinians may not have heard of the town of Nichols prior to Gov. Nikki Haley's October 10th press conference. The small town is in Marion County and has a population of about 400. Those watching that update, learned that more than half of the town's residents...

SCETV Producer Betsy Newman Honored

October 20, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Desiree Cheeks
Betsy Newman

Betsy Newman, an award-winning documentary and web content producer at SCETV, has been awarded the Governor’s Award in the Humanities today, presented by SC Humanities. The award recognizes outstanding achievments in humanities research, helping South Carolinian communities...

John Crockett, ETV Vice President of Engineering and Emergency Communications Advocate

October 13, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
John Crockett

John Morton Crockett, Jr., 69, passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital in Columbia, S.C. following a lengthy illness. John was born Dec. 18, 1946 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John M. Crockett, Sr. (Elaine)...

Get the Latest News about Hurricane Matthew LIVE from the SCETV App

October 4, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Tabitha Safdi
SC Public Radio

Take South Carolina Public Radio through this emergency using our SCETV App. South Carolina Public Radio’s News is streamed LIVE from the App. Download the SCETV App from the iTunes App Store or the Android store. The App also integrates social media for easy sharing. For...

Governor Nikki Haley Urges Residents to Prepare for Hurricane Matthew: Tuesday Update

October 4, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
Governor Nikki Haley Urges Residents to Prepare for Hurricane Matthew

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Governor Nikki Haley issued an executive order declaring a State of Emergency and asked residents to prepare for a potential evacuation of the South Carolina coast in advance of any impact from Hurricane Matthew. As state officials continue to monitor...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, October 2016

September 28, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
Raging Water

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month marks the one-year anniversary of the floods that devastated much of our state. SCETV has produced a special documentary, entitled Raging Water , that takes a look back at this catastrophic event and its devastating effects—some of...

Our Charleston Stations Will Be Off Air Temporarily

September 22, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Charleston Broadcast notice

We're replacing our TV and radio antennas in Charleston, a process that was interrupted by Hurricane Matthew. We hope to have crews back in Charleston Tuesday to finish the work, which should take several days. Thank you for your patience. Our radio service WSCI-FM 89.3 is...

"Raging Water" explores SC 1,000-Year Flood

September 21, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
National Guardsmen in helicoper observe flooded river

ETV’s new film Raging Water explores the effects of the historic “1,000-year flood” on South Carolina. As a potential rain event turned into a catastrophe, South Carolina is faced with overwhelming rainfall, 19 deaths, the breach of manmade structures, the failure of water...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, September 2016

August 29, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
Vivian Howard of A Chef's Life

September is simply bursting with exhilarating programming and initiatives. We’re excited to bring viewers another new season of our award-winning series, A Chef’s Life , as Chef Vivian Howard continues to put her unique spin on Southern favorites while writing a cookbook,...

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