Goodmons Appear On UNC-TV

Goodmons Appear On UNC-TV

Jim Goodmon and his wife Barbara both taped programs for UNC-TV that are airing this summer. Jim appeared this past Sunday on “Carolina Business Review,” and Bill Friday interviewed Barbara for the “NC People” installment that aired Friday, June 30.

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Jim Goodmon’s appearance on “Carolina Business Review” was his second in the last several years. He was once again the featured guest. The public affairs show features host Chris William moderating discussion by two panelists about the week’s business highlights. The second portion of the program centers around a special guest of whom the panelists ask questions. Jim was questioned by this week’s panelists, Dr. Ben H. Nunnally, a professor at UNC-Charlotte, and Phil Kirk, President of NC Citizens for Business & Industries. The topics of discussion for Jim’s part of the program included the burgeoning field of digital television, his

vision for more regional cooperation in the Triangle, and his placing the focus on downtown Raleigh and downtown Durham as business centers.

Broadcast on UNC-TV on Sundays at 12:30pm, “Carolina Business Review” has a net weekly circulation of 2.5 million. The program also airs on WTVI in Charlotte and SC ETV (South Carolina Educational Television) with viewing audience North Carolina, South Carolina, and portions of North Georgia.

Barbara Goodmon made her first program-long television interview appearance in Bill Friday’s “NC People” on Friday, June 30th. The program re-aired on Sunday, July 2nd. Friday interviewed her in the Goodmon home and the main point of discussion was “The Healing Place,” the homeless center for which Barbara is one of the principal supporters. Friday led Barbara through a discussion of how she decided to work with the homeless and for other social causes. Barbara told Friday about her earlier career as a head

Barbara Goodmon

nurse in Memphis, her work with children in a burn unit, her dedication to and admiration for the Salvation Army Board, and how she found out about the concept for the Healing Place and decided to bring it to the Triangle. Friday later stated that he got overwhelming response to Barbara Goodmon’s appearance on his show.

For “NC People,” now in its 29th season, William Friday interviews North Carolinians about the positive contributions they’ve made to the state. Friday’s illustrious career in the state was concentrated in the University System where he served as President for a record 30-year term.

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