CBC Trivia “Know Your School Colors”

Throwback Thursday: CBC History

Paul Pope

Paul Pope

  1. Paul Pope, retired VP at CBC, served in a variety of management roles. Paul graduated from North Carolina Central University in Durham. He earned his BA degree in__________?

a. Communication
b. History
c. Art Education
d. Engineering

 

Adele Arakawa

Adele Arakawa

  1. Adele Arakawa co-anchored WRAL news with Charlie Gaddy from 1983-1988. Her next stop was Chicago where she co-anchored the evening newscast at WBBM with Bill Curtis and Lester Holt. In 1993 she moved to Denver where she continues to anchor the news at KUSA. Adele has a degree in English/Journalism from___________.

a. University of California Berkley
b. University of Hawaii
c. Tennessee Technical University
d. Auburn University

 

David Crabtree

David Crabtree

  1. David Crabtree, WRAL News anchor, has been with CBC since 1994. Before his stints at KCNC and KMGH in Denver, Colorado, David worked at WKRN in Nashville, Tennessee and WITN in “Little” Washington, North Carolina. David is a graduate of _______________.

a. University of Colorado
b. Colorado State University
c. Middle Tennessee State University
d. University of Tennessee

 

Tom Suiter

Tom Suiter

  1. Tom Suiter, long time WRAL sports anchor, majored in history. He was co-sports editor of the yearbook and sports writer for the student newspaper at_____________.

a. Elon College (now Elon University)
b. Erskine College
c. Davidson College
d. Campbell College (now Campbell University)

 

A. J. Fletcher

A. J. Fletcher

  1. A.J. Fletcher, Founder of Capitol Broadcasting, studied law, but due to a lack of funds never graduated from__________________.

a. Duke University
b. Wake Forest College (Now Wake Forest University)
c. University of North Carolina
d. Harvard University

 

Ray Reeve

Ray Reeve

  1. Ray Reeve, legendary sportscaster, was known as the “Dean of Sports” during his five decades of broadcasting. Ray graduated from______________.

a. University of Notre Dame
b. Columbia University
c. Dartmouth College
d. N. C. State University

 

ANSWERS:

  1. c. Art Education
    2. c. Tennessee Technical University
    3. c. Middle Tennessee University
    4. b. Erskine College
    5. b. Wake Forest University
    6. c. Dartmouth University

Thanks to Corp’s Pam Allen for this capcom story. 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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