November 30, 2017
ROCKY MOUNT, NORTH CAROLINA – WHIG-TV recently completed their move to NC Wesleyan’s campus. They will be broadcasting live from their new studio in the Gateway Technology Center.
WHIG-TV launched in October 1997 as the community news channel for the Tri-Counties. They can be found on your local television stations and online. WHIG-TV provides additional services including special event broadcasting, public service announcements, promoting businesses, and filming and editing event footage.
“We are excited to welcome WHIG-TV to our campus,” stated Wesleyan President Dr. Dewey Clark, “This opens the door to many partnership opportunities that will supplement and support some of our academic programs.”
Through their partnership with NC Wesleyan, WHIG-TV will add even more programming including broadcasting NC Wesleyan athletic events, adding more entertainment programs to the line-up such as live bands, and student interns will produce a Wesleyan Show that will air once a week for 30 minutes.
“We are excited to partner with North Carolina Wesleyan College and their new Communication program,” stated Sandra Smith, President of WHIG-TV. “We look forward to assisting in the development of skills through internship opportunities for careers in the Television Industry. The College is growing and we are excited to grow with it.”