GaryMcNair is Vice President and General Manager of WECT, Raycom Media's NBCaffiliate in Wilmington, North Carolina. Gary began working in televisionin the late 1960s and is a West Virginia native. He came to WECT-TV6 fromthe NBC affiliate, WBOY-TV in Clarksburg, West Virginia where he was seniorvice president and general manager. He also had oversight responsibilityfor WTRF-TV, the CBS/FOX affiliate in Wheeling, WV. Gary also managed stations in Kansas (KSNTChannel 27 - NBC, Topeka) and New Mexico (KBIM Channel 10 - CBS, Roswell). Under his leadership, KSNT was named medium-market Station of the Yearthree times by the Kansas Association of Broadcasters. Prior to workingin New Mexico, McNair held marketing and production positions at WSAZ (NBC) inHuntington, WV. He is a graduate of Marshall University.
This will be my last My Turn segment. And I'm pretty happy about it. I have just a few days left until retirement. And I'm looking forward to that too. You see, I only do these segments because it's required. It's not something I would choose to do otherwise. I don't like being on TV and I don't consider myself opinionated. And even if I was, my parents taught me to keep it to myself. I've tried to make the best ...
I hope you've had a chance to catch at least part of Casey Roman's 4-part series with the Wilmington Police Department. For months, Casey followed officers on their beats at all times of the day and night to get a sense of what those who have sworn to protect our community face on a daily basis. It is eye opening and there are some unsettling parts. One of the more disturbing things that stood out to me was the general lack of respect for our officers. It seems as if so...
No matter how divided the country is on politics or even Super Bowl picks, the one thing I think most of us can celebrate is widespread patriotism as our decorated athletes represent the United States in the Winter Olympic Games.
I was a bit surprised to learn last week that the policy the UNC System follows when a campus is closed dictates that non-mandatory employees must use vacation time to cover for being kept away from the job.
January introduces a new year and that almost always brings with it the start of some new laws. And while I have historically used this forum as a place to point out some of our more off the wall legislators or ideas, today I'm going to give the General Assembly a thumbs up.
If you've ever worked with a business consultant, you've probably heard the term "thinking outside of the box." It's been around for a while, so it's pretty much a cliché. But sometimes we see great examples of people solving age-old problems in new ways. And our news team highlighted a perfect case of that this week.
What a mess we have on our hands in northern Brunswick County with the future of the H2GO water system up in the air. As someone who has had the privilege of raising children, I can tell you it doesn't matter who started it. The time has come to fix it.
"In all things give thanks." That's what it says in the Bible. There are times when that may be difficult. But if you really think about it, you may just be able to pull it off. Here are a few examples.