Wolfpack Sports Marketing Celebrates Multi-Year Renewal with NC State University

Wolfpack Sports Marketing Celebrates Multi-Year Renewal with NC State University

Capitol Networks’ Wolfpack Sports Marketing celebrated the seven-year renewal of its partnership with NC State University at a luncheon on August 23rd in Studio A at the WRAL-TV building. The business luncheon was attended by Wolfpack Sports Marketing staff and clients, Capitol Networks staff, and members of the NC State Department of Athletics. Wolfpack football coach Mike O’Cain, men’s basketball coach Herb Sendek and women’s basketball coach Kay Yow also attended the celebration.

Guests were treated to a catered lunch while watching video highlights from last season’s football season. Welcoming and addressing the attendees were Jim Goodmon, President and CEO of Capitol Broadcasting Company; George Habel, General Manager of Capitol Networks; Jerry Reckerd, Wolfpack Sports Marketing General Manager; and Les Robinson, NC State Director of Athletics. Wolfpack Sports Marketing is the multi-media rights holder for the NC State Department of Athletics. Created in February, 1996, Wolfpack Sports Marketing is responsible for the sales, marketing and management of such properties as the statewide Wolfpack Capitol Sports Network, weekly NC State coaches television shows, game day programs and promotions, as well as the Internet site, gopack.com.

Eric Chisholm, Greg Walter and Brian Asbill, Capitol Networks, pose for a photo

Jim Miller (NCSU), Eric Chisholm, Stuart Samuels (Optometric Eye Care), Ran Carpenter (PCS Phosphate), Ken Gilbert (House-Autry Mills), and Don Tummons (House-Autry Mills)

Tony Haynes, Johnny Evans, and George Habel enjoy a quiet moment before the mad dash to the buffet line

Rhonda Carlile, Meyona Bryant, Lillian Lewis and Margie Zimmer, Capitol Networks, stop on their way to the buffet line

There was a lot of small talk prior to the lunch as CN staff, clients and NC State gatered together

Women’s basketball coach Kay Yow (left) and CN’s own Greg Walter (right) talk a little “pre-buffet” talk

Tom Allen and Bill Peterson (WRAL-TV), and Kevin Cain (Rex Healthcare) came to help celebrate this historic partnership

Les Robinson, NCSU Director of Athletics, talked about the partnership that has developed over the years between NCSU and CN

After the meal, attendees listened attentively as the speakers discussed the new partnership


The buffet line moved slowly as attendees chose their selections

Not much food was left after the lunch was over

NCSU / Capitol Networks Partnership Luncheon Photos

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