CBC History Quiz

Throwback Thursday: CBC History

Can you answer all five questions correctly? If you can, you’ll be in the CBC Hall of Fame! By the way, all of the answers can be found on the CBC History website.

1. Name the person and location of the first “Action Cam 5” live remote shot in 1977.

a) WRAL Farm Reporter Verne Strickland at one of the NCSU dairy farms
b) WRAL News Reporter Fred Taylor at the NC Legislative Building.
c) WRAL News Anchor Charlie Gaddy from the NC Fairgrounds.
d) WRAL Sports Anchor Nick Pond from Reynolds Coliseum at NC State.

2. Name the faith based program(s) that have aired on WRAL radio and/or TV.

a) Light for Living
b) Spiritual Awakening
c) Sister Gary Spiritual Program
d) All of the above

3. Bette Elliott, host of Femme Faire, graduated from which college?

a) University of North Carolina
b) Sweet Briar College
c) Radcliffe College
d) The College of William and Mary

4. Name the person who worked 58 years at CBC?

a) JD Lewis
b) Scottie Stephenson
c) Leonard Peebles
d) No one has worked that long at CBC

5. What was the title of the first HD documentary to be produced and air on WRAL-TV?

a) The Cape Light
b) Festival of Flight
c) A Vision A voice; 40 years of service
d) One on one with Dean Smith



1. a) WRAL Farm Reporter Verne Strickland at one of the NC State diary farms
2. d) All of the above
3. d) College of William and Mary
4. b) Scottie Stephenson
5. a) The Cape Light

Thanks to Corp’s Pam Allen for this capcom story & these photos. Pam Parris Allen is a former WRAL newscast producer/director who now works as a researcher and producer on the CBC History Project.

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