Tag: RL

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: Tourney Time for ACC Baseball Broadcasts


by R.L Bynum Many times, college baseball broadcasts solo shows Unlike the three-announcer crews common for football and men’s basketball radio broadcasts, many times college baseball broadcasts — much like the minor leagues — are solo shows. Their coverage begins when basketball is the focus of most fans, with little attention and much smaller audiences… Read more »

Media Musings: Sports Radio Shuffle


by R.L. Bynum CBC shuffles sports stations, adds music station The long history of daily local sports radio shows on WDNC (620 AM) ended with a Capitol Broadcasting Company’s shuffle Tuesday that has added a new yet-to-be-named music station to the CBC mix. There will still be sports stations branded as The Buzz, The Ticket… Read more »

Media Musings: Inside Inside Carolina


By R.L. Bynum Inside Carolina one of nation’s most popular independent school-focused athletic sites The future for the newspaper industry is gloomy as companies focuses on growing digital revenue, knowing that it’s only a matter of time before print dies. Although Inside Carolina’s business model is vastly different, the website has shown that there can… Read more »

And The Beat Switch Goes….Back?


By R. L. Bynum The Duke career of Marvin Bagley III lasted longer than the time three sports writers spent on their respective ACC beats. A News & Observer/Herald-Sun beat shuffle that was unpopular with two of the affected writers, and numerous readers, became effective Dec. 1. But, after a change in newsroom leadership, a… Read more »