Tom Suiter

Tom Suiter

Anchor/Reporter

Professional Experience:
1981 to present: sports anchor, WRAL-TV; 1971 to 1981: sports reporter/weekend anchor, WRAL-TV

News Philosophy:
Viewers expect enthusiasm, knowledge, highlights and accuracy.

Education:

Bachelor of Arts in History, 1971, Erskine College, Due West, S.C.

Birthplace:
Rocky Mount, N.C.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement:

Exercising, reading and history

Family & Pets:
Wife, Julie, a Duke graduate and yoga teacher; Persian cat, Chloe Claire

Favorite Books & Movies:

Books are too many to list. I love to read. Movies: "Gettysburg," "Patton," "The Sound of Music," "Hachi - A Dog's Tale" 

Likes Best About North Carolina:
This has been my home forever, and I can think of no better place.

Most Memorable Assignments:

The most thrilling was when N.C. State's Wolfpack basketball team won the NCAA national championship in 1983. The saddest story was the untimely death from cancer of Wolfpack basketball coach Jim Valvano in 1993.