Author: Hayes Permar

Hayes Permar

What does Hayes like about sports? Walk offs, walkovers, walk ups, walk outs, walks, Ewoks, “Walk Like A Man” by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. He is from Wake County and dropped out of Davidson, UNC and NC State, jumps on whatever in-state bandwagon is currently tracking towards a championship and has a favorite team but pretends he doesn’t for journalistic purposes.

Media Musings: Covering Bobsled From the Bull City


written by R.L. Bynum Durham’s Childs shares his love of sliding sports with a worldwide audience You know you’ve slid into a nice niche when only two other people in the world do what you do. That’s the case for Durham’s Ken Childs, who reports on sliding sports — bobsled, skeleton and luge — on… Read more »

Media Musings: Meet WRAL sports anchor Kacy Hintz


written by R.L. Bynum From Alaska to the Triangle, hockey has always been a big lure for WRAL’s Kacy Hintz Saying that Kacy Hintz paid her dues during her first full-time television job after college would be as much of an understatement as saying that it’s a little cold and remote in Alaska. She started… Read more »

Media Musings: Alexander, Don’t Forget To Write


written by R.L. Bynum Alexander’s plan to ascend to an NFL beat comes together quicker than he expected Among the most coveted beats for any sports writer with North Carolina roots are Duke men’s basketball, North Carolina men’s basketball and the Carolina Panthers. Some sports writers routinely cover all three teams. But no newspaper writer… Read more »