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Connecting and Sharing | Endowment Intern Shannon

July 13, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Shannon Simmons
Endowment Interns working on the intern video

Week six of my internship has been all about making connections and sharing experiences. I started the week by interviewing with fellow interns Rebecca and Jenna. Rebecca is working on the Endowment intern promo video, so we met to discuss my experiences, so far, working...

Halfway There | Endowment Intern Shannon

July 9, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Shannon Simmons
A photo of Shannon working on her first story about Juneteenth

It’s hard to believe that I’ve officially reached the halfway point of my summer internship. Week five of my SCETV internship has flown by quickly, thanks to the 4th of July holiday. I got to take a small break from the office and celebrate Independence Day with some of my...

What’s Happening Behind the Scenes | Endowment Intern Shannon Simmons

July 5, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Shannon Simmons
Rockin Rags Creations

A lot of small steps are taken before a piece is anywhere near ready to be published, and that is what this week has been all about for me. During week four of my SCETV summer internship, I have been able to work on different tasks in the office that will help move the...

Sharing More and More | Endowment Intern Shannon

June 22, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Shannon Simmons
Vernon Grant Gallery

We started this week by discussing one of my favorite topics, social media. I got the chance to attend a digital luncheon in Columbia where we learned about different approaches to increasing online engagement. I thought it was super interesting to hear a large platform...

Vernon Grant: An Illustrious Career

June 21, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Shannon Simmons
Vernon Grant Exhibit

Art that occupies public spaces can transform any ordinary room into an area of significance and reflection. This is what’s happening at the Rock Hill Chamber of Commerce as they are currently displaying works from a local favorite. “Vernon Grant: An Illustrious Career ” is...

Juneteenth: The Second Independence Day

June 19, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Shannon Simmons
Juneteenth Rock Hill

Juneteenth, the mash-up of the two words June and Nineteenth, is sometimes called the second independence day. June 19th marks the day in 1865 when African American slaves in Galveston, Texas finally received news that they were freed, two years after the signing of the...

Some Stories Just Come to You | Endowment Intern Shannon

June 18, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Shannon Simmons
Juneteenth Interview and Event

When you work in the journalism field you’ll quickly realize that some stories just fall in your lap and certainly the Juneteenth Rock Hill piece I’m editing is one of those stories for me. On this second week of my SCETV internship, I led interviews with two of the...

From Hometown to College Town (Again) | Endowment Intern Shannon

June 11, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Shannon Simmons
Intern Shannon Simmons at ETV Carolina

My first few weeks of summer consisted of relaxing, sleeping in, and catching up with hometown friends and family. Although my mini vacation went by fast I’m happy to be back in my college town of Rock Hill to start my internship with SCETV. Week one on the job has been all...

Distinguished Artists Play Southern Sound Series in York

May 31, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
The Steel Wheels playing the Southern Sound Series

The Southern Sound Series is an annual event hosted by the Culture and Heritage Museums at McCelvey Center's Lowry Family Theatre in York, South Carolina. The musical acts this year included Nikki Lane, The Steel Wheels, Mark O’Connor Band, and Rhiannon Giddens. While each...

Greenville High School Student is Selected as PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs Fellow

May 17, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
SRL Fellow

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs gives students across the country the opportunity to become a Student Reporting Labs Fellow and visit Washington, D.C during the summer to work alongside public media mentors to produce original content and sharpen their production and...

Grammy Award-Winning Mark O'Connor Band Plays in Southern Sound Series

May 4, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Mark O'Connor Band

The Grammy Award-winning Mark O’Connor band was featured in the 2018 Southern Sound Series . This series is an annual event hosted by the Culture & Heritage Museums at McCelvey Center’s Lowry Family Theatre in York, South Carolina. The Mark O’Connor Band consists of 6...

Winthrop Student Organization Inspired by Coachella

April 25, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Karina Young
WUCHELLA 2018

With live music and student artists, a Ferris wheel, foam pit, water balloon fights, “WUchella” letters, hair braiding, and food—WUchella was born—all thanks go to the DiGiorgio Student Union (DSU) at Winthrop University . This year’s WUchella event hosted by DSU was the...

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab Interviews Columbine Massacre Survivor

April 24, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Lindsey O'Donell is interviewed.

The Parkland high school shooting on February 14th, 2018, sparked a movement. It encouraged teenagers all over the country to become activists for gun reform. On April 20th, 2018, the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School Massacre , many high school students...

Winthrop Student Creates Hip Hop Foundation in Honor of Her Father

April 19, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Karina Young
Alisha Sweatt at one of her Hip Hop Makes me Feel Presentations

Lover of Hip Hop, Alisha Sweatt , uses her personal experiences to make new connections within herself and with others. Sweatt developed a strong, deep passion for Hip Hop when her father, DJ and producer, passed away in 2005 at a young age. To cope with his death, she made...

ETV Endowment Meet & Greet with New SCETV President & CEO Anthony Padgett

March 22, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Mr. Padgett addressing the crowd.

The room was full—with more than 65 local residents—as SCETV’s new President and CEO, Anthony Padgett, took the stage at the ETV Endowment Meet & Greet this past Monday at the Family Trust Federal Credit Union in Rock Hill, S.C. Hosted by Dick McCoy, David Vipperman,...

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