More Highlights for Uncle Paul
Throwback Thursday: Menconi Delves into the Music Behind WRAL Legend Uncle PaulDavid Menconi recently penned a piece about Triangle legend Paul Montgomery, known familiarly as Uncle Paul, for Walter Magazine. Montgomery hosted the beloved WRAL-TV children’s program “Time for Uncle Paul” from 1961 to 1981. Menconi has a Capitol Broadcasting tie
WRAL-TV personality Sally Blackwell entertaining kids on the Uncle Paul Show in 1965.
Sally Blackwell from Uncle Paul Show
Blackwell assisted Paul Montgomery with childrens program. This photo from February 1966.
WRAL Christmas parade float
Paul Montgomery and Margaret Brickell ride the TV5 float in the 1959 Raleigh Christmas parade.
Rowell Gormon the voice of Zoot
Rowell Gormon is the multi-talented, creative genius who produced award winning commercials for WRAL-FM and served as the Production Manager for many years. Rowell might be best known for creating a puppet named “Zoot” who became a side-kick for FBI – Famous Bob Inskeep, during the morning radio show that aired in the late 70s and 80s. Rowell also provided various puppet characters for The Uncle Paul Show. He acted in an episode of “Sparks” that aired in July 1988.
Rowell continues to act and provides voices for top name brand companies and is a brilliant copy writer.
Rowell is interviewed by John Harris, Corporate Director of Special Projects.