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Nov 15, 2017

Longtime Guidebook For Wilmington Area Gets New Owners

By Cece Nunn, posted Nov 15, 2017

Two local companies have joined forces to buy a longtime Wilmington publication. Jenna Curry, owner of Wilmington-based Remedy Digital Agency, and Justin Williams, owner and founder of Leland-based Carolina Marketing Co., bought Wilmington Today for an undisclosed amount from Tom and Hazel Jones. Wilmington Today is a hardbound guidebook published yearly for visitors ...

Nov 1, 2017

WECT's General Manager Retires In February

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Nov 1, 2017

Vice President and General Manager of WECT Gary McNair has announced his retirement after a decade of working with the company. McNair announced his retirement Oct. 9. His last day with WECT-TV6, Raycom Media's NBC affiliate in Wilmington, will be Feb. 28. Raycom Media posted an opening for the general manager position this week, according to McNair. "I' ...

Jul 28, 2017

ILM Begins Rebranding Efforts

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 28, 2017

Frequent flyers may soon notice a new look to the Wilmington International Airport brand. Airport officials recently released the look of its new logo, and with it, plans to refresh its website and other marketing materials over the course of 18 months, airport director Julie Wilsey said. “As an organization, we decided to go through to develop a new logo and t ...

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Apr 24, 2017

Former CFPUA Officials Launch Communications Firm

By Christina Haley, posted Apr 24, 2017

The former head of communications for the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority, and another longtime water utility director, have launched a new communications firm dedicated to helping water and wastewater companies throughout North Carolina and the nation. Mike McGill, former chief communications officer for the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA), announced Mond ...

Apr 7, 2017

Waters & Bridgman Opens Office In Wilmington

By Staff Reports, posted Apr 7, 2017

A marketing firm with roots in Virginia has expanded to Wilmington, with a mix of traditional platforms as well as internet and digital focuses. Newport News, Virginia-based Waters & Bridgman Marketing Solutions recently announced the new office, headed up by Jeff Gallop, former general manager of WECT and WWAY. Gallop, who works out of tekMountain, also has a le ...

Feb 21, 2017

WHQR's Station Manager To Retire This Summer

By Cece Nunn, posted Feb 21, 2017

The station manager of WHQR Public Radio plans to retire by this summer. Cleve Callison, who joined the Wilmington-based organization as manager seven years ago, said Tuesday that he plans to stay at work until the end of July. His resignation, which was accepted recently by the board of directors of station operator Friends of Public Radio Inc., is effec ...

Feb 3, 2017

County commissioners on Monday are scheduled to consider a request from the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce for $75,000 to support a regional market plan tied to the Well Fargo Championship golf tournament. The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing Monday afternoon before deciding whether to grant the sum for the regional market plan tied t ...

Jan 17, 2017

The First Tee of Greater Wilmington, a nonprofit youth development organization that plans to introduce the game of golf and healthy values to 25,000 youth within the community by 2019, has been named primary beneficiary of the 2017 PGA Tour event, scheduled to be played May 1-7 at Eagle Point Golf Club.   Champions for Education, the nonprofit organization that man ...

Jan 5, 2017

Changes On The Wilmington TV Dial

By Vince Winkel, posted Jan 5, 2017

On New Year’s Day, WWAY added CBS to its stable of offerings, making it the local home for that network, in addition to ABC and the CW.    The move came as WILM-TV 10’s contract with CBS expired Dec. 31.   But losing a network and becoming a truly independent station is seen as a plus in the halls of WILM.   “There are some reall ...

Jan 4, 2017

Marita Bon, Founding Editor Of WILMA, Dies At 67

By Cece Nunn, posted Jan 4, 2017

Marita T. “Marty” Bon, co-owner of Bon’s Eye Marketing and the founding editor of WILMA magazine, died Monday at the age of 67 in her Wilmington home. Born in Pittsburgh on Oct. 3, 1949, Bon and her family moved to Wilmington in the late 1990s. She was a freelance writer for the Greater Wilmington Business Journal, sister publication of WILMA; the Star ...

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