Monday, August 13, 2012

Carl V. Venters, Jr, Wilmington, NC, is reappointed to UNC-TV Board of Trustees

Verne Strickland Blogmaster / August 13, 2012

Carl V. Venters, Jr.

Carl V. Venters Jr. 

By David Forbes on 08/11/2012 09:22 AM

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has announced five appointments to the UNC-TV Board of Trustees, all of whom will serve four-year terms running through June 30, 2016. Four of the five are current board members who have been reappointed.

The reappointed board members are Robert D. Teer of Durham, who is the current chairman of the UNC-TV Board of Trustees; William W. Mance, Jr., of Asheville; Assad Meymandi of Raleigh; and Carl V. Venters, Jr., of Wilmington.

Mr. Venters is a longtime broadcaster, owning, managing, and operating a number of radio and television stations in North Carolina and elsewhere. He is credited with a host of professional and civic activities and accomplishments, including service as president of the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters, vice chairman of the National Association of Broadcasters, and service on the Board of Directors of the University of North Carolina Alumni Association.

Currently, he is chairman of the North Carolina State Emergency Communications Committee and is a member of the Board of Visitors of the UNC Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Mr. Venters was elected to the Hall of Fame of the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters in 1995.

UNC-TV provides people of all ages with enriching, life-changing television through its distinctive array of programs and services, including four digital channels: flagship UNC-TV; UNC-EX, the Explorer Channel; UNC-KD, the Just for Kids Channel; and UNC-MX, the Eclectic Mix Channel (available on digital cable only).

UNC-TV’s 12 stations comprise North Carolina’s only statewide television network, made possible through a unique partnership of public investment and private support. UNC-TV is committed to producing, broadcasting, and sharing content for and about North Carolina, making it the most important source of information about the state. Visit for more information about UNC-TV.