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South Carolina ETV announces new Smart Cat education initiative

November 18, 2020 - Posted in Education
Growing Up With Smart Cat

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced the launch of Growing Up with Smart Cat – an education initiative featuring a new workbook and short video series. Both generated to align with specific curriculum standards, the workbook is available for download...

SC Public Radio takes Charleston’s ‘Roots Musik Karamu’ statewide

November 17, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio
Roots Musik Karamu

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Public Radio (SC Public Radio) recently began broadcasting Roots Musik Karamu with Osei Chandler statewide across each of its eight stations. Airing Saturday nights at 10 p.m., the two-hour program centers on reggae music and brings listeners...

South Carolina ETV and Public Radio receives 13 awards

November 16, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) and Public Radio (SC Public Radio) this weekend received seven first-place awards and six second-place awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas (RTDNAC). The awards were presented during a virtual...

South Carolina ETV premiering environmental conservation film 'Cultivating the Wild' Thursday, Nov. 12

November 10, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
Cultivating the Wild

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Cultivating the Wild: William Bartram’s Travels (Cultivating the Wild), a one-hour documentary film exploring the connections between the renowned 18th century botanist and leaders of the South’s modern environmental conservation movement will be premiering...

U.S. Senate debate rescheduled for Friday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m.

October 27, 2020 - Posted in SCETV

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina ETV (SCETV) and The Post and Courier today announced that the previously cancelled U.S. Senate debate between Republican Senator Lindsey Graham and Democrat challenger Jaime Harrison has been rescheduled for Friday, October 30. Taking place...

SCETV's Adrienne Fairwell selected to become Riley Fellow

October 1, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
Adrienne Fairwell

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Adrienne Fairwell of South Carolina ETV (SCETV) joins other distinguished leaders from across South Carolina to participate in the Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI), an award-winning program of Furman University’s Riley Institute now in its 17th year...

South Carolina ETV and the University of South Carolina Beaufort's 'By The River' to premiere new season Oct. 1

September 30, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
By The River

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced that season three of By The River will premiere on Thursday, October 1 at 8:30 p.m. on SCETV. Achieved in partnership with the University of South Carolina Beaufort (USCB), the weekly, 30-minute literature-focused...

SCETV and SCPRT produce travel video series

September 29, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Go For It

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) and the Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism (SCPRT) collaborated to develop a video series that, not only educates the public about each region of South Carolina, but also adds another dimension to tourism – trying...

South Carolina ETV to premiere hour-long 'Gullah Roots' documentary October 1

September 24, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Gullah Roots

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) will be premiering a new hour-long documentary film October 1 entitled Gullah Roots . Following leaders of the South Carolina and Georgia Gullah Geechee community as they experience a homecoming in Sierra Leone, the project will...

South Carolina ETV partnering with The Post and Courier to host, broadcast and stream debates for two races

September 14, 2020 - Posted in SCETV

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) is partnering with The Post and Courier to host and cover debates for two races – the First Congressional District race between Democrat Congressman Joe Cunningham and Republican challenger State Representative Nancy Mace and the...

PBS platforms to offer livestream of South Carolina ETV's complete broadcast lineup

September 11, 2020 - Posted in SCETV

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced that its complete broadcast lineup – featuring both national and local programming – will be streamed live on the PBS Video App, and The PBS Local Livestreaming initiative is yet another step...

South Carolina Public Radio announces schedule updates

September 2, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio
SC Public Radio

COLUMBIA, S.C. – SC Public Radio has announced plans to update its schedule. Due to limitations caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, three SC Public Radio programs will be leaving the airwaves in September: “Live from Here” on September 13; “Chamber Music from Spoleto...

South Carolina ETV digital series 'Backroad Bites' to return with new episodes in September

August 27, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Backroad Bites

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced the premiere of a new season of its digital series, “Backroad Bites.” Featuring five, three to five-minute episodes, the new season will spotlight five local eateries in South Carolina. Each episode will premiere...

South Carolina ETV Education team to host professional development webinar series Aug. 5-20

August 4, 2020 - Posted in Education

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) will host a professional development webinar series for educators, starting Wednesday, Aug. 5 and taking place at 10 a.m. each subsequent Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through Aug. 20. The series aims to offer educators flexible...

South Carolina ETV to launch 'Palmetto Perspectives' series with multi-platform racial injustice program July 8

July 6, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Palmetto Perspectives

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced that it will be launching a new, community engagement-focused series with a one-hour discussion on racial injustice Wednesday, July 8 at 7 p.m. Airing on both SCETV and SC Public Radio, this new series, titled “...