Annual awards recognize the best in broadcast journalism in the Carolinas
South Carolina ETV and Public Radio received 14 awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas (RTDNAC) this past weekend. The winners of the 2022 RTDNAC Awards were announced at a luncheon on November 12 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
RTDNAC is a nonprofit, volunteer organization dedicated to showcasing the best in broadcast journalism in North Carolina and South Carolina. RTDNAC also supports college students pursuing journalism careers.
The annual awards show brings together media professionals and journalism students to recognize their efforts in various categories.
Overall, SC Public Radio received seven first and eight second places in eleven categories from “Entertainment” to “Long-Form Interview”.
RTDNAC recognized the network for its dedication to bringing radio news to listeners across the state and named SC Public Radio first place in the Outstanding News Operation category.
SC Public Radio reporter Victoria Hansen received second place for RTDNAC’s Radio Reporter of the Year, a title the veteran reporter received from the South Carolina Broadcasters Association in early 2022.
Below is a full list of SC Public Radio RTDNAC Award winners:
Outstanding news operation
- First place: SC Public Radio
Radio Reporter of the Year
The network reaches more than 300,000 listeners each week, offers two formats – news/talk and news/music – and operates eight stations statewide. For more information about SC Public Radio, visit www.southcarolinapublicradio.org.
For a full list of 2022 RTDNAC Awards winners, visit the RTDNAC website.
“As South Carolina’s statewide public media network, we strive to provide citizens with timely and accurate information. Every person and work recognized by RTDNAC is a testament to the hard work and dedication shown every day. I am very proud of the SC Public Radio team.” –SCETV President and CEO Anthony Padgett
“Here at SC Public Radio, we strive to inform, educate and entertain. The tracks winning these awards – which cover topics ranging from racial calculus in classical music to coastal communities addressing climate change to the growing popularity of Pickle Ball – represent the breadth of topics we are able to cover each week. We are proud to be recognized for our work and dedication to our audiences across the state of Palmetto.” – SC Public Radio director Sean Birch
- SC Public Radio received fourteen awards from RTDNAC, including seven first and eight second places in eleven categories.
- RTDNAC is a nonprofit, volunteer organization dedicated to showcasing the best in broadcast journalism in North Carolina and South Carolina.
- SC Public Radio took first place in the Outstanding News Operation category.
- SC Public Radio reporter Victoria Hansen received second place for Radio Reporter of the Year.
- For a full list of 2022 RTDNAC Awards winners, visit the RTDNAC website.
About South Carolina ETV and Public Radio
South Carolina ETV (SCETV) is the state’s public educational broadcast network. SCETV amplifies South Carolina’s voices, provides educational experiences, and strengthens communities while working to create a stronger, more connected, and informed South Carolina. In addition to broadcasting local programs such as Carolina classroom to make it grow and This week in South CarolinaSCETV also presents several programs to regional and national audiences, including Riverside, Expeditions, Reconnecting Roots, Reel South, Somewhere South, Yoga in Practice and Live from Charleston Music Hall. In addition, SC Public Radio produces the national radio production, Chamber music from the Spoleto Festival USA.
SC Public Radio Receives 14 RTDNAC Awards Including Outstanding News Operation (PDF)