Highlights for Leah Chauncey
Interpath was a division of Capitol Broadcasting Company. It was an internet service provider in the Carolinas and was honored as one of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in North Carolina after it was launched in 1994. In December 1997, Capitol Broadcasting Company (CBC) announced that Interpath would merge with CaroNet (a subsidiary of Carolina Power and Light) to become part of a new company called Interpath Communications. The merger was effective January 1, 1998.
Leah Chauncey proved to be one of the most versatile managers to work at WRAL-TV. She started in June, 1981 as the business manager. Her desire to know more about the behind-the-scenes part of broadcasting led her to wear many different hats at the station.
In the mid-80s, she became a manager in the news department. She handled the resource logistics required to gather the news. Leah then became manager of local production (non-news) which included commercial and promotion material. Her depth of knowledge led her to become operations manager where she oversaw the work of the engineering department.
She was then tapped to manage the internet start-up business called “Interpath” when the internet was still in its in infancy. Her final position was TV Director of Business of Affairs.
Leah retired in January, 2015 after a very successful career at WRAL-TV.
She is interviewed by John Harris, Corporate Director of Special Projects.
Leah Chauncey, David Harbert, Paul Quinn, Al Dunbar and Jim Griffin get a look at one section of the new transmitting tower in 1990.
Many of the original employees who developed Interpath – CBC’s internet service provider company founded in 1994.
Action News team including Bill Leslie, Adele Arakawa, Charllie Gaddy, Bob DeBardelaben, Fred Taylor and many others.