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Charlotte Broadcast Hall Of Fame / 48 Hour Film Festival

Wednesday, August 19

Part I
The Charlotte Broadcast Hall of Fame is about to present its first inductees.  They include many of the pioneers of broadcasting in Charlotte like Grady Cole, Charles Kuralt, Betty Feezor, Doug Mayes, Larry Sprinkle, even Sis and Stan Kaplan who created the groundbreaking station, 610 Big Ways.  We hear about them all and talk to a few of the inductees. Guests
Jim Babb -
Vice President and COO of Bahakel Communications

Hattie Leeper - former host on WGIV radio, inaugural inductee to the Charlotte Broadcast HOF

Sis Kaplan - former owner of Big WAYS radio, inaugural inductee to the Charlotte Broadcast HOF

Larry Sprinkle - WCNC Weather Anchor and former radio announcer with "Murphy in the Morning" on WAYS, inaugural inductee to the Charlotte Broadcast HOF

Part II
With the end of film incentives in North Carolina, film festivals have become more important for workers in film throughout the state. We'll discuss the 48 Hour Film Festival, being held in Charlotte Thursday, August 20.

Will Fisher
- Charlotte producer for the 48 Hour Film Festival

Juli Emmons - President and Founder, Carolina Film Community