South Carolina Public Radio

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South Carolina ETV is the state's public educational broadcasting network with 11 television and eight radio transmitters, and a multi-media educational system in more than 2,500 schools, colleges, businesses and government agencies. Using television, radio and the web, SCETV's mission is to enrich lives by educating children, informing and connecting citizens, celebrating our culture and environment and instilling the joy of learning.

South Carolina ETV Radio (SCETV) has eight radio transmitters across the state that broadcast one of two formats, and provide a total of 17,520 hours of radio programming each year, including local and national programs:

The News Format can be heard on five stations, and presents national programs such as “All Things Considered,” “Morning Edition,” “Talk of the Nation,” “Fresh Air,” and “The Take Away.” Regional programs include “Walter Edgar’s Journal,” “The Big Picture on the Radio,” and “Your Day,” to name a few. ETV Radio News stations include:

  • WRJA-FM/88.1 Sumter
  • WJWJ-FM/89.9 Beaufort
  • WNSC-FM/88.9 Rock Hill
  • WHMC-FM/90.1 Conway
  • WLJK-FM/89.1 Aiken

 

  The Classical News Format is heard on three stations and focuses on music programs, such as “Performance Today,” “Echoes” and “Afternoon Classics.” ETV Radio-produced content includes “Carolina Live,” “Spoleto Chamber Music Series” and “Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz,” a series that has been a mainstay nationally on public radio for 30 years.   ETV Radio Classical stations include: 

  • WSCI-FM/89.3 Charleston
  • WLTR-FM/91.3 Columbia
  • WEPR-FM/90.1 Greenville

Series

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94 Pieces

Song Travels is a series of 93 58 minute programs produced by South Carolina Public Radio with Host Michael Feinstein and a variety of guest artists from all music genres.

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97 Pieces

Song Travels is a one-hour series from NPR and South Carolina ETV Radio, hosted by five-time Grammy-nominated performer Michael Feinstein. In each program, Feinstein sits down with a musical guest to explore American Popular Song and the intimate journey singers and songs take together. Each program features an even mix of conversation and musical performances by the guests and Feinstein.


Latest Pieces

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Jazz vocalist Charenee Wade began singing at age twelve and learned from jazz luminaries such as Carmen Lundy and Christian McBride. Her clear voic...

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Los Angeles noir-pop quartet the Leftover Cuties have a sound that is both retro and refreshing. Featured as one of Paste Magazine’s “Best of What’...

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Vocalist and songwriter Carsie Blanton taught herself to play guitar by listening to the music of Ani DiFranco and Joan Osborne as a teen, and her ...

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British jazz vocalist and pianist Anthony Strong built a reputation as a session pianist, supporting stars like B.B. King. His EP release Delovel...

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Grammy award-winning vocalist and songwriter Melissa Manchester performed with Bette Midler as “Toots in the Middle” in the original group The Harl...

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British conductor, arranger, and scholar John Wilson serves as conductor for numerous orchestras throughout the UK, including his own, which has a ...

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Jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress René Marie launched her career in 1999 with her self-released debut album Renaissance and quickly found succ...

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Vocalist, composer, and actress Nellie McKay brings a comedic flair to her stage shows, including Nellie with a Z, in which she plays a cabaret vet...

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American vocalist and songwriter Somi combines the music of her African heritage with American-style jazz, pop, and soul. Her parents emigrated fro...

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Canadian vocalist and songwriter Lily Frost launched her career with her band The Colorifics, which packed cubs up and down the West Coast of the U...

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