Highlights for P.B. Jernigan
P.B. Jernigan, retired WRAL engineer, started in 1961 and retired December, 2005. P.B. is a man of few words, but his work ethic and vaste knowledge demonstrated his passion for engineering and innovation. If you ever wondered who pulled the switch to light the Christmas tree lights on the tower, now you know.
P.B. started work during the black and white era of television and continued to work into the high definition/digitial era. In this video, he shares his memories of working at WRAL and Capitol Broadcasting Company, including a few pranks.
WRAL staffers with remote production truck known as Unit 0. L-R: PB Jernigan, Gene Reopelle, Crystal Gathers, Paul Cyr, Mike Upchurch, Harold Williams, Brenda Irvin and George Spence.