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Bill Leslie celebrates 30 years

Posted June 11, 2009 3:11 p.m. EDT
Updated January 20, 2011 3:21 p.m. EST

In today's inaugural post, we're celebrating a big anniversary for Anchor Bill Leslie. Today marks his 30th year with WRAL!

You can read more about this major milestone in Bill's blog today.

For all those trivia-lovers out there, here are a few fun facts about Bill:

– He and his wife, Cindy, have two children, Lauren and William.

– He enjoys playing guitar, Celtic flutes, singing, hiking, touring national parks.

– He is a composer, producer, arranger and performer on five highly acclaimed Celtic fusion CDs

– He was best friends with radio personality Rick Dees in college and roomed with John Tesh after college.

– Favorite books: Cold Mountain, Sacred Journey, and Out of Solitude

– Favorite movies: Braveheart, Rob Roy, The Green Mile and Gladiator

– Memorable interviews: President Bush on a train in 1991, Barbara Bush in Houston in 1991; Charles Kuralt just weeks before his death in 1997 and the Rev. Billy Graham at his mountain home in 1996.

Some other memorable moments from Bill's time at WRAL ...

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