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Wilbur W. Brann

Wilbur W. Brann, American radio and television technician, consultant. Sergeant United States Army, 1961-1967. Member SBE, SMPTE, AFCCE.

Background

  • Brann, Wilbur W. was born on July 28, 1938 in Roxboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of Jack Henry and Minerva Elizabeth (Weaver) Brann.

  • Education

    • Graduate, DeVry Technology Inc., 1958.

    Career

    • Engineer Station WTVD-television, Durham, North Carolina, 1958-1966, studio supervisor, 1966-1974. Chief engineer Station WRXO-AM and WKRX-FM, Roxboro, 1974-1977, Station WPTF-television, Durham, 1977-1980, director operations and engineering, 1980-1984. Chief engineer Station WRAL-television, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1984-1989.

      Corporation engineering manager Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc., since 1989.

    Membership

    Sergeant United States Army, 1961-1967. Member SBE, SMPTE, AFCCE.

    Personality

    Interests

    Farming, gardening, water and snow skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Nina Rebecca Winstead. Children: Maria Elizabeth Brann Hall, Nina Grier.
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    • 1958
      DeVry Technology Incorporated
    • 1958 - 1966
      Engineer, Station WTVD-television
      Durham, United Kingdom
    • 1966 - 1974
      Engineer, Station WTVD-television
    • 1974 - 1977
      chief engineer, Station WRXO-Master of Arts and WKRX-FM
      Roxboro, North Carolina, United States
    • 1977 - 1980
      chief engineer, Station WRXO-Master of Arts and WKRX-FM
      Durham, United Kingdom
    • 1984 - 1989
      chief engineer, Station WRAL-television
      Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
    • 1989
      corporation engineer, engineering manager Capitol Broadcasting Company