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Highlights for Post 5

  • Explorer Post 5 Kicks Off 49th Year with Open House, Applications Being Accepted Through Oct 25

    It might have seemed a little crowded in Café 550 on Thursday night, October 18, 2018, as WRAL-TV hosted our Open House for the 49th year of Explorer Post 5. The station kicked off the night with a short ‘behind
  • Explorer Post 5 Students Cover Eagle Scout Banquet, Create Package for WRAL Newscast

    CBC and WRAL-TV are known for a long list of “firsts,” and a student group at the station has now joined that list.  Explorer Post 5 students recently achieved a milestone.  For the first time, the group covered an event
  • WRAL Explorer Post 5 Wraps Successful Year

    “I’m very proud to know and work with this group of young people, and can’t wait to see the great things they’ll end up achieving in the future.” – WRAL-TV Steve Elizondo The 2016-2017 WRAL Explorer Post 5 Team recently
  • 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