Vivian Glover is the part-time director of community arts and development at the Orangeburg County Fine Arts Center in Orangeburg, SC. She is also writer and producer for NBC News. Glover began her international career in Botswana, heading the news department for Radio Botswana. Living in England, her novel, The First Fig Tree, was published by Methuen Publishing Ltd and later by St. Martin’s Press. Glover returned to the United States teaching at Claflin University and writing Men of Vision: Claflin College and Her Presidents. She resumed work as a producer for NBC, while initiating projects as an independent producer. She was co-producer and segment director for the documentary, Shared History and served as media consultant for the PBS documentary The Marines of Montford Point: Fighting for Freedom. More recently, Glover undertook a 14-part series, A Tapestry of their Times, chronicling the lives of elderly women in Orangeburg County. She is a member of the South Carolina African American Heritage Commission and continues her producing and writing career.