WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Representatives from Raycom Media, the owner of WECT, joined staffers at WECT Monday to cut the ribbon on a year long project to build a new studio and newsroom.
Raycom Media CEO Paul McTear and General Manager Gary McNair had the honors of cutting the ribbon before an audience of employees and local dignitaries, including county commissioners and city council members.
"We have a beautiful, bright newsroom that we're proud to invite any guests in for interviews or even for tours. So, we've raised the newsroom to the same level of professionalism that our newsroom staff is," Paul McTear, Raycom Media CEO, said.
Raycom is an employee-owned company, which owns and/or operates more than 40 television stations in 18 states.