Press Release

South Carolina ETV to Receive Spectrum Auction Funds

May 25, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
SCETV logo

South Carolina ETV is embarking on a capital improvement project that will upgrade its technical facilities statewide. The project will last five to ten years. The source of funding will be one-time-only proceeds of $35 million as a result of a Federal Communications...

PBS NewsHour Selects Greenville Students as Reporting Labs Fellows

May 16, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Kimberly Castro-Rebolledo and Christian Peebles of Legacy Charter School

South Carolina ETV and the PBS NewsHour are extremely excited to announce that Greenville students Kimberly Castro-Rebolledo and Christian Peebles of Legacy Charter School have been selected as Student Reporting Labs Fellows and will attend NewsHour’s annual academy this...

ETV Announces Batesburg Teacher Selected 2017 PBS Digital Innovator

April 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Glenn Rawls
Ashley Fort, Batesburg teacher selected for 2017 Digital Innovators Program

South Carolina ETV Announces Batesburg Teacher Selected for the 2017 Digital Innovators Program

Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Invades SC Classrooms

March 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by Steve Folks
The Southern Campaign for the American Revolution

South Carolina’s role in the Revolutionary War comes to the classroom in new online resources produced by South Carolina ETV in conjunction with the National Park Service, The Self Foundation, and both the local and national chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution...

World of Opera Ends Production

December 15, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
World of Opera

With regret, we announce that World of Oper a, produced and distributed by WDAV Classical Public Radio and South Carolina Public Radio, has ended production; the final episode of the series was broadcast on December 10. The provider of the recorded live operatic...

SCETV President Linda O’Bryon to Step Down in Fall of 2017

November 18, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Linda O'Bryon

Linda O’Bryon, the president and CEO of South Carolina ETV and SC Public Radio, announced plans to step down next fall. She advised the ETV Commission meeting Friday, Nov. 18 during its regular meeting. When O’Bryon steps down, she will have served as ETV CEO for seven...

StoryCorps to Visit SC State Museum, EdVenture

October 31, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
StoryCorps participants, MobileBooth interior

StoryCorps, a renowned nonprofit organization that records and celebrates the stories of everyday Americans, is coming to Columbia to collect interviews with residents. Heard and seen weekly on SC Public Radio and SCETV, StoryCorps is bringing its MobileBooth—an Airstream...

Charleston's New Antenna Installed

October 28, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
Charleston old antenna section and new antenna

Our new 3000 pound antenna has been installed in Charleston. We are broadcasting now. As with any new installation, there may be adjustments, including down time. Why the Delays? Our old TV antenna was comprised of 27 sections that measure approximately 6 ft. x 6ft. These...

John Crockett, ETV Vice President of Engineering and Emergency Communications Advocate

October 13, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
John Crockett

John Morton Crockett, Jr., 69, passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital in Columbia, S.C. following a lengthy illness. John was born Dec. 18, 1946 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John M. Crockett, Sr. (Elaine)...

Our Charleston Stations Will Be Off Air Temporarily

September 22, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Charleston Broadcast notice

We're replacing our TV and radio antennas in Charleston, a process that was interrupted by Hurricane Matthew. We hope to have crews back in Charleston Tuesday to finish the work, which should take several days. Thank you for your patience. Our radio service WSCI-FM 89.3 is...

"Raging Water" explores SC 1,000-Year Flood

September 21, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
National Guardsmen in helicoper observe flooded river

ETV’s new film Raging Water explores the effects of the historic “1,000-year flood” on South Carolina. As a potential rain event turned into a catastrophe, South Carolina is faced with overwhelming rainfall, 19 deaths, the breach of manmade structures, the failure of water...

Palmetto Scene to Offer Interviews to SC Federal Candidates

September 19, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Glenn Rawls
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SCETV’s weekly public affairs program, Palmetto Scene , is reaching out to qualified candidates for US Congressional Districts 1-7 and the US Senate seat to participate in a joint interview. The interviews will be scheduled in the weeks prior to the general election and...

Engineering VP Honored

August 25, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
John Crockett, ETV's Vice-President of Engineering, receives award

John Crockett, South Carolina ETV's Vice President of Engineering, has been awarded the Meritorious Service Medal by Major General Robert E. Livingston, Jr., the Adjutant General of South Carolina. The Medal and Citation were presented by Kim Stenson, Director of the South...

Book Based on SC Public Radio Interviews Wins Award

July 7, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Dr. Walter Edgar and his award-winning book

SC Public Radio host Dr. Walter Edgar’s book Conversations with the Conroys has won a Bronze Award from the 2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards. The book explores the family of South Carolina-based author Pat Conroy, who was best-known for The Great Santini and The...

Live at the Charleston Music Hall on SCETV

June 24, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Edwin McCain, Live at the Charleston Music Hall

After an audio premiere on South Carolina Public Radio, Live at the Charleston Music Hall moves to South Carolina ETV for two Thursday nights beginning June 30th. Hosted by Mark Bryan of Hootie and the Blowfish, Live at the Charleston Music Hall showcases two artists in two...

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