Letter from the President

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, October 2019

September 30, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Retro Report

Dear Viewers and Listeners, This month, SC Public Radio holds its “No Pledge Drive” Pledge Drive. From Oct. 1 through Oct. 22, we will be asking for your support without interrupting regular programming. This successful fundraising method allows us to continue bringing your...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, September 2019

September 2, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Ken Burns Country Music

Dear Viewers and Listeners: SCETV and SC Public Radio have a lot going on this month. First up, Ken Burns’ much anticipated eight-part series Country Music explores the evolution of this uniquely American art form. SCETV joins the fun with its own Carolina Country...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, August 2019

July 31, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Prince Rave

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month, our August pledge specials include a variety of music programs, from the incomparable showmanship of Prince, to the Doobie Brothers, Daryl Hall and John Oates, the O’Jays, Joe Bonamassa and ABBA. Also this month, we will celebrate the...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, July 2019

July 1, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
NASA astronauts

Dear Viewers and Listeners: In July, PBS celebrates the Summer of Space, observing the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. A variety of specials air throughout the month, anchored by the American Experience six-hour miniseries, Chasing the Moon , which tells the...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, June 2019

June 1, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Carolina Stories special, Beyond Barbados: The South Carolina Connecti

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This spring, South Carolina ETV and SC Public Radio launched a new storytelling-focused weather service. Located online at scetv.org/weather , the new platform serves as a unique information hub, detailing the local impact of weather events...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, May 2019

April 30, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Spoleto Chamber

Dear Viewers and Listeners: As spring arrives, so does the much-anticipated Spoleto Festival USA, celebrating its 42nd year in Charleston, S.C. From May 24-June 9, the festival offers a vast array of performances including opera, theater, dance, music and visual arts. SC...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, April 2019

March 29, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Valerie June

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month SCETV is proud to offer the fourth national season of Reel South . Hosted by Valerie June, this anthology series showcases documentaries rooted in the tradition of Southern storytelling, highlighting diverse Southern voices, topics,...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, March 2019

February 28, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Nat King Cole

Dear Viewers and Listeners: March is filled with a spectacular array of programs, starting with a variety of specials that are part of our Marchfest pledge period, March 2-17. Highlights include the music of Nat King Cole, Josh Groban, Perry Como, Andrea Bocelli, Woody...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, February 2019

February 1, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Black Ballerina

Dear Viewers and Listeners: In February, SC Public Radio holds the “No Pledge Drive” Pledge Drive, designed specifically to NOT interrupt your favorite programs. The membership campaign begins February 1, and we are asking our listeners to help us “make it happen” by...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, January 2019

January 1, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Patrick McMillan from Expeditions

Dear Viewers and Listeners: Happy New Year! SCETV and SC Public Radio have a wonderful year planned, and we’re looking forward to sharing it with you. S.C. legislators return to the State House, and ETV World cameras are there to cover the House of Representatives and...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, December 2018

November 30, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Celtic Woman

Dear Viewers and Listeners: Our 60th Diamond Jubilee is coming to a close, and what a whirlwind celebration it has been! We have celebrated with our gardening series Making It Grow , which observed its 25 th anniversary this year at the Sumter Opera House; and made special...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, November 2018

November 1, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Celtic Thunder

Dear Viewers and Listeners: We at SCETV and SC Public Radio have had a busy fall, and there’s no slowing down in the future. We are very excited to open our doors this month, continuing to celebrate SCETV’s 60 Anniversary with a Diamond Jubilee Open House on Nov. 11. Find...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, October 2018

October 1, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Jamestown

Dear Viewers and Listeners: As SCETV continues to celebrate its 60 th anniversary , we are giving you the floor. Our newest initiative, The SCoop, lets viewers and listeners send us questions and ideas about South Carolina’s places, food, history or people, and SCETV will...

More Than Entertainment: Celebrating 60 Years of SCETV

September 7, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
SCETV President Anthony Padgett

A note from SCETV's President & CEO, Anthony Padgett, commemorating our 60th anniversary. Plus, a look at what's in store for the Southeast's leading public television station.

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, September 2018

August 31, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Three cheerleaders - photo from Amazing Human Body program

Dear Viewers and Listeners: SCETV celebrates its 60 th anniversary this month. In September 1958, a closed-circuit transmission of a Frenchclass from Dreher High School to other schools was the start of what has grown into a state-wide telecommunications system that...

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