Gavin Jackson

SCETV Public Affairs Reporter

Live Lede Taping in Charleston

By Gavin Jackson

Join us at Munkle Brewing Company in Charleston on Dec. 6 at 6 p.m.

The South Carolina Lede is hitting the road for another live podcast taping, this time in Charleston, where we’ll don ugly sweaters and recap the year in politics with the state’s top political journalists.

SC Lede: Midterms Are Done, Ya Turkey!

By Gavin Jackson

Gavin Jackson speaks with Russ McKinney (l) and Seanna Adcox (r) in the SC Public Radio studios on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.

On this last episode of South Carolina Lede before Thanksgiving, host Gavin Jackson looks back on the 2018 South Carolina midterm elections with Seanna Adcox, The Post and Courier's assistant Columbia bureau chief, and Russ McKinney, South Carolina Public Radio's own statehouse reporter. They profile the constitutional officers who were re-elected around the state, look at the state superintendent referendum that failed on the ballot, and discuss issues with South Carolina's outdated voting machines.

SC Lede: Midterm Madness MiniPod

By Gavin Jackson

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The midterms have come and gone and the South Carolina Lede breaks down the results just minutes after they were announced on election night 2018.

Host Gavin Jackson recaps the action from the state Republican watch party with reporters Jamie Lovegrove with The Post and Courier and Meg Kinnard with The Associated Press.

South Carolina Lede Live Taping in Greenville

By Gavin Jackson

Host Gavin Jackson with AP reporter Meg Kinnard and The Post and Couriers Jamie Lovegrove

The campaign trail is heating up this fall, so South Carolina Lede is hitting the road for a live podcast taping. Host Gavin Jackson, along with South Carolina Public Radio reporters and other friends of the pod, is bringing the show to Greenville this November!

SC Lede: Final Destination - Nov. 6

By Gavin Jackson

Gavin Jackson with Andy Shain (l) and Charles Bierbauer (r) in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Monday, October 29.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Charles Bierbauer, dean emeritus of the USC College of Information and Communications, and Andy Shain, Columbia bureau chief with The Post and Courier, to discuss the final gubernatorial debate between incumbent Republican Gov. Henry McMaster and Democratic candidate James Smith before next week's election.

South Carolina Public Radio's own Statehouse reporter Russ McKinney also stops by to quiz Gavin with South Carolina trivia in this week's Did You Know segment.

Transcript: SC Gubernatorial Debate I

By Gavin Jackson

The first South Carolina Gubernatorial debate at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence.

The following is a transcript from the first South Carolina gubernatorial debate held at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence, S.C., on Oct. 17, 2018.

CHARLES BIERBAUER: Good evening, and welcome to the 2018 gubernatorial debate live from the Performing Arts Center at Francis Marion University in Florence, South Carolina. I'm Charles Bierbauer. Joining me tonight to question the candidates is Andy Shain of The Post and Courier.

SC Lede: It's the Great Debate, Charlie Brown!

By Gavin Jackson

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On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier’s Jamie Lovegrove to recap the contentious first gubernatorial debate and preview the next one on Thursday—all of this inside of just two weeks until election day on Nov. 6. Also a look at the recent influx of potential 2020 Democratic candidates that were in and around the Palmetto State.

South Carolina Public Radio's own Statehouse reporter Russ McKinney also stops by to quiz Gavin with South Carolina trivia in this week's Did You Know segment.

SC Lede: Nikki Haley Ghosted And Other October Surprises

By Gavin Jackson

Gavin Jackson (r) with Andy Shain (l) and Meg Kinnard in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Monday, October 15.

 

 

 

On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by AP Reporter Meg Kinnard and Post and Courier Columbia Bureau Chief Andy Shain to discuss Nikki Haley's suprise announcement last week that she will be resigning from her position as United States Ambassador to the United Nations at the end of 2018. They also look at the recent grand jury report on the South Carolina Statehouse corruption probe, and preview the first South Carolina gubernatorial debate this week.

SC Lede: Shining A Light On Conversion Therapy

By Gavin Jackson

Gavin Jackson speaks with Mary Katherine Wildeman (l) and Michael Majchrowicz (r) in The Post and Courier's Charleston offices.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier Reporters Mary Katherine Wildeman and Michael Majchrowicz to delve into their enlightening story “Taught to Hate Myself." The piece takes an in-depth look at the controversial practice of gay conversion therapy in South Carolina, where it faces no oversight or regulation.

South Carolina Public Radio's own Statehouse reporter Russ McKinney also stops by to quiz Gavin with South Carolina trivia in this week's Did You Know segment.

2018 Gubernatorial Debates Announced

By Gavin Jackson

Republican Gov. Henry McMaster, left, and Democratic state Rep. James Smith, D-Columbia

 

South Carolina ETV and The Post and Courier will co-host two gubernatorial debates and one lieutenant governor debate later this month. 

Republican Gov. Henry McMaster will face off against Democratic challenger state Rep. James Smith, D-Columbia, at the Francis Marion Performing Arts Center in Florence on Oct. 17, and Greenville Technical College Technical Resource Center Auditorium in Greenville on Oct. 25.

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