South Carolina Lede is a podcast about the people, issues, and events shaping the Palmetto State. Join host Gavin Jackson and reporters from across the state each week for in-depth discussions of the biggest news affecting you, your family, and your fellow South Carolinians – from state politics and legislative happenings inside the state house to the ongoing effects of the pandemic and more. It’s the factual and timely information you need, with a dash of irreverent fun to keep it all interesting.
Substantial Spread Level Unlocked
July 24, 2021 — The latest on the spread of COVID-19 in the Palmetto State; an update on Associated Press Reporter Meg Kinnard's battle with cancer; and much more.
Summer Surge Part Deux
July 20, 2021 — A look at controversial monuments and memorials in the Palmetto State; details about a new investment in reshoring critical parts of the PPE supply chain in South Carolina; one Prisma Health expert speak out about a potential upcoming COVID-19 surge; and more.
LIGHT THE BEACONS – Sound the Alarms!
July 17, 2021 — Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Director of Public Health Dr. Brannon Traxler on recent increasing COVID-19 numbers; South Carolina has the lowest recidivism rate in the country; positive; the latest campaign news; and more.
July 13, 2021 — Gov. Henry McMaster's quarrel with the Biden administration over COVID-19 vaccine outreach efforts; recent fundraising numbers for the 2022 South Carolina governor's race; the latest COVID-19 data from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC); and more.
Earmarking Our Territory
July 3, 2021 — The changing politics of Darlington County; Gov. Henry McMaster weighs in on the ending of federal unemployment benefits; a look at federal earmarks which could benefit South Carolina infrastructure; and more.
June 29, 2021 — A look at some of the state budget vetoes Gov. Henry McMaster issued last week; Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) announces his 2022 reelection bid; the history of the South Carolina statehouse grounds; and more.
A classic! (& they do know how to die)
SC Lede podcast 2020 review
Standing ovation to Gavin, AT, & SC Lede staff 👏👏👏👏
Just amazed of how things started to now. Thank you for all you energies putting together COVID-19, election & protest coverage. Take care & stay well! 😊
Interesting, but too much bias for me
I liked this podcast so much for the first couple of years. But lately, the bias and opinions are coming through too strongly. I’ve hit the unsubscribe button.