New SCETV show to feature South Carolina writers
"By the River" debuts Thursday, Sept. 13 at 8 p.m.South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) and the University of South Carolina Beaufort (USCB) announced a collaborative television show, "By The River," which premieres next month. Recorded at ETV Lowcountry studio in Beaufort, "By The River" is an innovative interview-style show hosted by Holly Bounds Jackson (right), director of content and operations at ETV Lowcountry. It’s produced by Dr. Caroline E. Sawyer, assistant professor of communication studies at USCB. The school's communication studies students round out the "By the River" crew.
BONUS CONTENT: View the preview video here.By The River features interviews with Lowcountry authors including Dorthea Benton Frank, Mary Alice Monroe, Alexia Helsley, Lauren Rule Maxwell, Tim Conroy, Ray McManus, Stephanie Austin Edwards, Bernie Schein, John Warley, Ellen Malphrus, Jim Jordan, Alan Chaput, Nina Leipold, Nelle & Ora Smith, & Roger Newman. The interviews are followed by a Lowcountry Poet’s Corner featuring poems read by Lowcountry poets including Tim Conroy, Ellen Malphrus, Ray McManus, and Marcus Amaker, Charleston’s poet laureate. “This show is really what ETV is all about: providing informative, South Carolina-focused programming, while educating students all at once. By The River takes ETV’s partnership with USCB to a new level,” Bounds Jackson said.