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The SCEL conducts a statewide search for draw tale

2/5/2002 11:00:00 PM

Columbia, SC: The South Carolina Education Lottery (SCEL) will conduct a talent search for draw personalities in the four South Carolina media markets. Each candidate will be required to come to the event with a VHS video taped segment stating why they should be a SCEL Draw Personality (no longer than 60 seconds) and complete an entry form. All applicants must be 18 or older. The tapes will be viewed by the SCEL days after the event. Five (5) finalists will be chosen from each media market. There will be a SLED background check on the candidates and then they will be invited to Columbia to participate in a live audition at a public location to be determined later.

Candidates wanting to audition will need to bring their video tapes to one of the following locations:

Columbia: February 11, 2002 - Columbiana Centre
Charleston: February 12, 2002 - Citadel Mall
Greenville/Spartanburg: February 13, 2002 - Westgate Mall
Myrtle Beach: February 15, 2002 - Broadway at the Beach - Between Liberty Steak House & Build a Bear on the 10th Ave. Side (follow the signs)

Each event will be held from 3pm to 7pm.

The five finalist's from each market will be invited back to Columbia for a live screen test on February 23, 2002.

The SCEL's broadcast partner stations who will televise the nightly drawings are:

Columbia: WLTX
Charleston: WCBD
Greenville: WSPA
Myrtle Beach: WPDE