Sounds Familiar

“He was never a child … he was born middle-aged and miserable.” – Teacher Jill Swinburne (Barbara Flynn), referring to the school Headmaster, THE BEIDERBECKE AFFAIR

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Hey, It’s Photo Friday!

UNC-TV has always been educational in nature and mission. As such, schools have used our programs in classrooms for decades and many shows have been produced primarily for such in-class instruction. Put together over sixty years ago, this booklet was created to help teachers utilize the educational programs broadcast on then WUNC.

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Street View

Surely everyone knows that SESAME STREET is an important and useful broadcast educational tool. But did you know the Sesame Workshop is working behind the scenes to assist migrant families separated at the border?

The Atlantic has an amazing article on the subject. Click HERE to read.

Hey, It’s Photo Friday!

I’ve been fascinated by this extremely old sign in our storage area. I’ve no idea where it was originally stationed but I can certainly lay odds the time frame was very early in the station’s history.

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WUNC, Channel 4 in Chapel Hill, was the first station in our statewide network. It signed on in 1955. The next was WUNB (later WUND) in the mid-60s. We grew by several stations shortly thereafter so this sign was most likely circa that time.

UNC-TV currently has eleven network stations across North Carolina. Read about UNC-TV’s history HERE.