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  • WBTV Speak Out Editorial: What's on Your Mind?

    WBTV Speak Out Editorial: What's on Your Mind?

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 12:06 PM EDT2017-03-28 16:06:14 GMT
    ­ “Speak Out” is an expression of opinion from the Editorial Board of WBTV, and is presented by General Manager, Scott Dempsey. Hello, I’m Scott Dempsey, Vice President & General Manager here at WBTV and the face of our 12-member editorial board. In the year-and-a-half that I’ve led our station, a lot has happened.  This community has weathered several big storms. The most serious, the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott by a CMPD officer la...More >>
    ­ “Speak Out” is an expression of opinion from the Editorial Board of WBTV, and is presented by General Manager, Scott Dempsey. Hello, I’m Scott Dempsey, Vice President & General Manager here at WBTV and the face of our 12-member editorial board. In the year-and-a-half that I’ve led our station, a lot has happened.  This community has weathered several big storms. The most serious, the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott by a CMPD officer la...More >>
  • WBTV Speak Out Editorial: No Teacher Left Behind

    WBTV Speak Out Editorial: No Teacher Left Behind

    Thursday, March 23 2017 9:54 AM EDT2017-03-23 13:54:07 GMT

    ­ “Speak Out” is an expression of opinion from the Editorial Board of WBTV, and is presented by General Manager, Scott Dempsey. Finally a proposed state budget all North Carolina teachers can live with. Governor Roy Cooper has proposed giving teachers a 5 percent raise this year and next year. And the part we like…if approved.. veteran teachers will also get a raise. For the past few years teachers with at least 20 years in the classroom have been left out of ...

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    ­ “Speak Out” is an expression of opinion from the Editorial Board of WBTV, and is presented by General Manager, Scott Dempsey. Finally a proposed state budget all North Carolina teachers can live with. Governor Roy Cooper has proposed giving teachers a 5 percent raise this year and next year. And the part we like…if approved.. veteran teachers will also get a raise. For the past few years teachers with at least 20 years in the classroom have been left out of ...

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  • WBTV Speak Out Editorial: HB2 - Repeal or Don't

    WBTV Speak Out Editorial: HB2 - Repeal or Don't

    Thursday, March 16 2017 10:33 AM EDT2017-03-16 14:33:19 GMT

    ­ “Speak Out” is an expression of opinion from the Editorial Board of WBTV, and is presented by General Manager, Scott Dempsey. H B 2 Do you remember the last house bill number you memorized? We can’t think of any other North Carolina legislation that has come with so many consequences.  Over 600 million in lost event revenue and well over a thousand jobs…. For a bill that sped through channels early on, its repeal has come to a grinding halt.&n...

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    ­ “Speak Out” is an expression of opinion from the Editorial Board of WBTV, and is presented by General Manager, Scott Dempsey. H B 2 Do you remember the last house bill number you memorized? We can’t think of any other North Carolina legislation that has come with so many consequences.  Over 600 million in lost event revenue and well over a thousand jobs…. For a bill that sped through channels early on, its repeal has come to a grinding halt.&n...

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  • ABOUT SPEAK OUT

WBTV’s 12-member Editorial Board is made up of a diverse cross-section of employees from all departments. We meet each week to discuss ideas, and together decide the topics on which we wish to express our opinion. We encourage you to send us your thoughts on issues affecting our community. speakout@wbtv.com
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