Highlights for Skip Cilley
WRAL Tar Heel Traveler Skip Cilley introduces the new Tar Heel Traveler John Pronk. John criss-crossed North Carolina finding interesting folks and their stories from July 1978 – March 1979.
After Cilley left WRAL, he continued to work in television in Texas, Utah, and Massachusetts before taking a position in St. Louis, Missouri with the Evening Magazine Program. He won several EMMY awards throughout his career.
After leaving broadcasting, he started Cilley Communications. He made St Louis his home for the remainder of his life. Cilley passed away June 2005.
Skip Cilley was the Tar Heel Traveler from February 1977 – July 1978. In this installment of THT, Skip talks with Thelma Graham in Columbus County, North Carolina. Thelma demonstrates the almost lost art of crafting the bottom of wood chairs with layers of twisted corn shucks.
Circa 1977. Film.
Tar Heel Traveler reporter Skip Cilley shares the story of Les and Sally Moore’s heartbreaking departure from their home and business of 18 years at Cape Lookout as the National Park Service takes over the property.
Skip was the Tar Heel Traveler from February 1977 to July 1978.
Skip Cilley was the Tar Heel Traveler from February 1977 to July 1978. In this video, Skip travels to Johnston County to find out what it is like to live and work on a farm.
Skip Cilley, the Tar Heel Traveler from February 1977 – July 1978, traveled around North Carolina looking for interesting people with interesting stories. While in Willow Springs he finds a building being made with beer cans.