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More Highlights for Post 5

  • Former Post 5 President Receives Diamante Award

    One of WRAL-TV’s former standout Explorer Post 5 members is continuing his dedication to journalism excellence in college.  Diego Pineda, Post 5 President last year, was awarded the youth accomplishment scholarship of the Latino Diamante Awards on Saturday night, October
  • POST 5 Teen Crimes and Violence

    North Carolina Governor Jim Hunt is the special guest on this edition of POST 5 Reports. The teen members of Explorer Post 5, at WRAL-TV, tackle the problem of crime and violence that occurs on the school campus. This program aired in 1994.

  • Post 5 ID Card

    1970 Post 5 ID card for Tommie Bland. Bland is now one of the longest-serving employees on the WRAL-TV staff.

  • Post 5 students

    WRAL-TV Post 5 students learning television production from a TV-5 control room.

  • First quarter century of Post 5

    Explorer Post 5 was established in 1969 and is associated with the Learning for Life program, a part of the Occoneechee Council of Boy Scouts of America in Raleigh. Powell Kidd, a WRAL engineer and volunteer Boy Scout leader, started Post 5 for high school age boys and girls to apply the skills learned in scouting to a possible career in broadcasting.
    Post 5 and now Post 50 are still going strong today.