Highlights for Steve Grissom
Steve Grissom started at WRAL-TV in 1980 as Promotion Director and was responsible for launching the locally produced program PM Magazine. Steve also arrived with plenty of news experience and quickly became News Director of Action News 5 and oversaw many changes including the expansion of the evening newscast from 30 minutes to an hour.
His gift for innovation and entrepreneurship led him to a start-up division within Capital Broadcasting Company that became known as Microspace. Grissom served as a VP of CBC until 1993 when he left to start his own venture.
Steve is interviewed by John Harris, Corporate Director of Special Projects.
This AP wire machine operated in the WRAL-TV newsroom for many years. It was decommissioned in the mid-1980s and was eventually refurbished by former WRAL News Director Steve Grissom.