The personality of WNCP television embarks on final year
21 year old, Andra Hale has a personality that you can’t help but notice. He speaks his mind and embodies laughter. The Fayetteville native is majoring in broadcast journalism.
The entertaining personality of WNCP television calls himself a private person, “I usually don’t spill that much about myself,” he said.
Hale has been active in the school’s broadcasting department since spring 2006. He became so active he and a friend created their own television show for the station. The show was called Trailer Trash.
The show centered around Hale and his friend Matt Heckel reviewing movie trailers and giving their opinion on them. Some episodes included Hale and some other cast members playing different characters. The show aired its final episode last spring. Heckel and few others from the show graduated in 2008.
“The one movie I saw this summer was Stepbrothers. It was hilarious. Then again I didn’t see a lot of other movies due to ticket prices,” Hale said. The price for a matinee in Fayetteville is $7 and $9 after the matinee.
Hale’s favorite movie is Coming to America. “It’s the one movie that I can watch over 100 times and not get tired of it. I also know it for word to word,” he said.
Hale works his magic in the campus radio station. This is his second semester involving the radio station. He and SGA president
Last spring he was involved in UNCP’s first student sitcom for WNCP. The show was called Broadcast Now! Most of the show had people who produce Trailer Trash as cast members. The show was a fictional behind the scenes look at the News shows cast and crew. It aired three episodes and ended in the spring. The reason for the show endings was the same as Trailer Trash’s.
When asked what he’ll miss about Pembroke when he graduates he said, “The people and the department.”
After he graduates he wants to find a job in both radio and television production, “To make a decent living I’ll work both radio and television,” he said.