Letter from the President

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, June 2018

May 31, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
The Great British Baking Show - Season 5

Dear Viewers and Listeners: The Spoleto Festival USA is in Charleston through June 10, and SC Public Radio’s Bradley Fuller is there to bring listeners the highlights of this world-class arts festival on Sonatas and Soundscapes . In addition, SC Public Radio does its...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, May 2018

April 30, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
The Great American Read

Dear Viewers and Listeners, In May, a new adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women comes to public television. This timeless coming-of-age story follows the March sisters—Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy—as they journey from childhood to adulthood in Concord, Massachusetts,...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, April 2018

March 30, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Charlie's Place staff

Dear Viewers and Listeners: April brings fresh new programming to SCETV. A new Carolina Stories special looks at the history of the Myrtle Beach landmark Charlie’s Place, an African-American nightclub in the 1940s and ‘50s. Owner Charlie Fiitzgerald hosted such names as...

Thank You for Supporting South Carolina

March 29, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
ETV Endowment of SC 40th Anniversary

The ETV Endowment’s 40th anniversary is a moment to reflect on what you have accomplished for our state. Your thoughtful and continuing support is the reason for the successes South Carolina ETV and South Carolina Public Radio have realized. SCETV will celebrate six decades...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, March 2018

March 1, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Yanni

Dear Viewers and Listeners: In March, SCETV starts off the month with our spring Festival programming. From March 3-18, our TV schedule is full of great new programming, including a new My Music special, Doo Wop Generations ; music from the Bee Gees, Yanni, the Rolling...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, February 2018

February 1, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Tell Them We Are Rising

Dear Viewers and Listeners: In February, a variety of SCETV’s programming recognizes the struggles and achievements of African Americans. SCETV will broadcast and host local screenings for the Independent Lens offering , Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, January 2018

January 4, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
South Carolina State House

Dear Viewers and Listeners: Happy New Year! As we usher in 2018, SCETV and South Carolina Public Radio are gearing up for an exciting, productive year. Our annual coverage of the S.C. Legislature, State House Today , returns to the ETV World schedule, bringing viewers live...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, December 2017

December 1, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Graham Nash Live

Dear Viewers and Listeners: Thank you for your warm welcome. South Carolina ETV and SC Public Radio have a rich history, and I’m pleased to join the team as we approach our 60th anniversary next September. I’ve always believed that dedication to quality and service should...

SCETV and SC Public Radio Welcome Anthony Padgett

October 31, 2017 - Posted in SCETV
Anthony Padgett

The South Carolina Educational Television Commission has announced the appointment of Anthony Padgett as the new president and CEO of South Carolina ETV and SC Public Radio. He succeeds Linda O’Bryon, who announced her intention to resign last year. Padgett, 43, has served...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, October 2017

September 29, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Vivian Howard of A Chef's Life

Dear Viewers and Listeners: Our SCETV Presents series A Chef’s Life begins its fifth season this month. Chef Vivian Howard takes a food truck out to surrounding areas to support her first cookbook and experience local flavors along the way. Beyond the Fields: Middleton...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, September 2017

August 31, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Vietnam War photo

SCETV debuts our SCETV PBS Kids Channel, a brand new 24/7 channel dedicated to our youngest viewers. The SCETV PBS Kids Channel is available via antenna at our .4 channel position, and on select cable outlets. It will feature award-winning favorites such as Arthur, Wild...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, August 2017

August 1, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
2017 Total Solar Eclipse

Dear Viewers and Listeners: South Carolina is in the direct path of the continental total solar eclipse, the first in almost 100 years. Anchored in Columbia, with reports from Charleston and Clemson, we will simulcast (on TV, radio and the web) a live special during the...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, July 2017

June 30, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Fireworks at the US capital

Dear Viewers and Listeners, This month we celebrate our nation’s independence with the ever-popular A Capitol Fourth , broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. The musical extravaganza concludes with one of the greatest displays of fireworks anywhere in the...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, June 2017

June 1, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Fort Jackson soldiers

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month Fort Jackson commemorates its centennial, and SCETV pays tribute with the broadcast of Victory Starts Here: Fort Jackson Centennial . Airing June 15 at 8 p.m., the program features archival material and interviews with Fort Jackson and...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, May 2017

April 28, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
National Memorial Day Concert 2017

Dear Viewers and Listeners, In May, we salute our veterans and their families with the popular National Memorial Day Concert 2017 , broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Hosted again by Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise, the special features an all-star line-up...

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