New appointees to UNC-TV’s Board of Trustees include Capitol Broadcasting CEO Jim Goodmon and former associate justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court Robert F. Orr.
Also named were news director for Curtis Media Group and newspaper columnist Rick D. Martinez, and travel and tourism executive Sabrina Bengel of New Bern.
Martinez’s column runs on the op-ed pages of The News & Observer.
Martinez and Orr have been appointed to two-year terms that will run through June 30, 2013. Goodmon and Bengal are filling vacant positions that were four-year appointments. Bengel’s term ends June 30, 2014 and Goodmon’s term ends May 31, 2014.
Bengel was appointed by the UNC Board of Governors, Martinez was appointed by president pro tempore Sen. Phil Berger, and Justice Orr was appointed by NC House Speaker Rep. Thom Tillis. Goodmon, who has previously served on UNC-TV boards, was appointed by Gov. Beverly Perdue.