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: Adam and Joe don’t want your phone calls


By R.L. Bynum In the volatile radio industry, “Adam and Joe” have sustained, flourished Off-site meetings in the radio business often are ominous. Their Capitol Broadcasting Company bosses called Adam Gold and Joe Ovies into one of those meetings at a Dunkin’ Donuts in January 2010. Nervous about what this might mean for their careers,… Read more »

Media Musings: the Neuse News


By R.L. Bynum Kinston website fills void with its prep coverage Many longtime journalists complain about the state of the newspaper business. They either grudgingly hang in there and hope for the best or are so disillusioned that they leave journalism completely. And then there are folks such as Bryan Hanks, who don’t fall into… Read more »

Media Musings: Wes Durham, The Mayor of the ACC, Stays Busy


By R.L. Bynum   Hectic travel schedule the norm for Wes Durham When football and into basketball seasons overlap, it’s always a crazy time for college beat writers. None of them deal with the airport-hopping madness that Wes Durham, the unofficial Voice of the ACC, experiences. He’s a sports broadcaster with many hats, and that… Read more »

Media Musings: Sports Reporters Flourish in Florence Coverage

By R.L. Bynum Sports journalists pitched in on Florence coverage This wasn’t the time to “stick to sports.” Like September Major League Baseball call-ups, sports journalists around the Triangle and across the state added depth to news teams and provided the needed personnel to cover the scope of Hurricane Florence and its aftermath. Thursday, Sept…. Read more »