Paul Pope Receives
Carol Hunter presented the award to Paul Pope.
Board of Directors of African
American Cultural Complex (AACC) unanimously chose CBC VP of Community
Relations Paul Pope to receive their "2001 Media Award." The AACC
presented the award during their Annual Commemorative Banquet on Saturday,
February 17 at 4:00pm in the auditorium of the NC Association of Educators
Building in downtown Raleigh.
PR Director Carol Hunter made the presentation. Pope was chosen because,
"He has paved the way by being the first African American to attain
many positions in NC's broadcasting arena, including being the first
African American Station Manager in the history of Capitol Broadcasting."
Paul Pope received the "Media Award" from the AACC
for his pioneering work in broadcasting.
The awards honor individuals
that have made outstanding contributions towards the advancement of the
African American community. They are given in the areas of Community Service,
Education, Media & Humanitarianism.
The African American
Cultural Complex is a unique collection of artifacts, documents and displays
of outstanding contributions made by African Americans and is housed in
several buildings along a picturesque nature trail.
African American Cultural Complex makes people aware of contributions
by African Americans to NC and America through structured