A S.C. Educational Television leader and emergency communications advocate John Crockett, Jr. (W3KH) died Wednesday following a lengthy illness.
Crockett was 69.
“John was a great leader, mentor and a champion for public service,” said ETV president Linda O’Bryon. “He worked tirelessly to ensure that SCETV’s network provided citizens with access to broadcast, educational content for schools and emergency communications across South Carolina. We will miss him greatly.”
Crockett was vice president of engineering at ETV, having worked there for more than 25 years. Crockett oversaw the public television, radio and education networks, which have more than 600 towers statewide.
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