Ray Wilkinson (b. April 14, 1925 in Lombard, IL, USA d. December 4, 2004 in Raleigh, North Carolina) was a long time agricultural news anchor and reporter for Capitol Broadcasting Company in Raleigh, North Carolina. Wilkinson served in World War II and briefly did a radio stint in Savannah, GA before moving to North Carolina. Wilkinson first came to North Carolina in 1948, where he worked for several radio stations in Rocky Mount, NC. He then moved to Raleigh in 1963 to work for Capitol Broadcasting, the parent owner of WRAL-TV. He was responsible for covering farm news and all things agricultural and was well known for his intensive coverage of agricultural markets, not only locally, but around the world.
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