Jimmy Goodmon Elected to CBC Board
Jimmy Goodmon is the newest officer & director for CBC.
Capitol Broadcasting Company has a new officer and director. On Wednesday, September 27, 2006, Jimmy Goodmon was elected as a CBC Vice President – New Media. He was also elected to serve on the CBC Board of Directors and the CBC Executive Committee. Goodmon joins his father, CBC President & CEO Jim Goodmon, and 11 others on the Board.
The younger Goodmon assumed responsibility for the CBC New Media Group as its Vice President and General Manager in June 2005. In this position he oversees the development of a vision and strategy for the non-traditional media business opportunities that have emerged. Specifically, Goodmon and the New Media team are charged with managing WRAL.com, WRAL Weather Channel, and News Over Wireless, a local news to mobile phones application. In addition, his business unit oversees strategic acquisitions and start up projects for the company.
He began his career at CBC as a camera operator for the 5am news at 16 years old and has worked in a myriad of roles at WRAL-TV over the years. From promotions, programming, and operations to selling radio and television spots, he has spent his career working in various departments at multiple broadcast stations.
Most recently before New Media, Goodmon served as Director of Programming for WRAL-TV/DT evaluating and negotiating syndicated program purchases, coordinating program planning with the Network, monitoring station compliance with regulatory requirements, and supervising non-news, local program development, branding, and placement. During 2002/2003 and 2003/2004, he organized and executed the production and broadcast of 24 Carolina Hurricanes hockey games in High-Definition.
In addition to his position at CBC, Goodmon serves on the Achievement School Board of Directors, The Advisory Board to the Salvation Army, and The Fletcher Foundation Board of Directors. He graduated from the EMBA program at UNC.