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Highlights for Post 5

  • WRAL POST 5 Explorers 20th anniversary

    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.
    (prodoced in1989)

  • 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
  • Paul Pope with Post 5 crew

    Young members of Post 5 learn production first hand in the WRAL-TV studio

  • Post 5 staff in control room

    WRAL-TV Director Clarence Williams teaches Post 5 staffers production techniques in the control room.