ETV Carolinas

The Finished Product: Endowment Intern Shannon

August 20, 2018 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Shannon Simmons
Shannon Simmons and Kaitlyn Cannon at SCETV

Week 10 marks the official completion of my summer internship with SCETV. During this week, I was able to finish up my last video project about first-generation college students here in South Carolina. The video has come a long way and I’m looking forward to sharing it...

Thanks for the Feedback: Endowment Intern Shannon

August 13, 2018 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Shannon Simmons
Shannon on Camera 3 for the Town Hall meeting

I’ve enjoyed the genuine feedback and critiques I get from my supervisors here at SCETV. A lot of times, after I’ve been working on a video or a written piece for so long, I may get stuck and miss opportunities to create a strong piece. Thanks to some good critiques, I was...

Old Town Farmers Market: Where Rock Hill Shops Local

August 9, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Shannon Simmons
Old Town Farmer's Market in Rock Hill

Homegrown fruits, vegetable, and meats are just some of the things you can find at the Old Town Farmers Market . Originally starting as a Thursday evening event, the market has grown and partnered with local restaurant Legal Remedy Brewing to host more events. Sarah Key ,...

Next Stop Sumter | Endowment Intern Shannon

July 31, 2018 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Shannon Simmons
Interns with the Making it Grow team

Week 8 of my SCETV internship was busy and productive. I started off this week by interviewing my second student for the first-generation college student piece I’m still pursuing. For this interview, I got a chance to sit down with one of my Winthrop classmates, Kalea Young...

What's The Scoop?

July 30, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Tabitha Safdi
The Scoop- Share your local story ideas

The SCoop is a place where you can share what questions you have about South Carolina’s places, food, history or people, and SCETV will turn them into stories. We invite you to submit your questions and vote for which ones you want SCETV to investigate.

Finding Balance and Filming Fruit | Endowment Intern Shannon Simmons

July 23, 2018 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Shannon Simmons
Old Town Farmers Market

If I could use one word to describe this week,I would say balanced. Week 7 of my SCETV internship has been all about balancing my time between the multiple projects I’m working on. Currently, I’m working toward completing a project about the Old Town Farmers Market here in...

Connecting and Sharing | Endowment Intern Shannon

July 13, 2018 - Posted in ETV Endowment 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 ETV Endowment 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 ETV Endowment 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 ETV Endowment 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 ETV Endowment 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 ETV Endowment 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...

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