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With the speed of the local news cycle, it's easy to forget that the politicians who represent us and the influencers in our communities are more than just a soundbite. North Carolina’s veteran reporter and anchor, Tim Boyum, loosens his signature bow tie to give listeners a glimpse behind the curtain, showing us who these power players really are and why they do what they do. Through Tim’s candid conversations on “Tying It Together,” his guests reveal their most fascinating life stories, passions, and help all of us get a better grasp on the issues affecting our communities.

With the speed of the local news cycle, it's easy to forget that the politicians who represent us and the influencers in our communities are more than just a soundbite. North Carolina’s veteran reporter and anchor, Tim Boyum, loosens his signature bow tie to give listeners a glimpse behind the curtain, showing us who these power players really are and why they do what they do. Through Tim’s candid conversations on “Tying It Together,” his guests reveal their most fascinating life stories, passions, and help all of us get a better grasp on the issues affecting our communities.
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With the speed of the local news cycle, it's easy to forget that the politicians who represent us and the influencers in our communities are more than just a soundbite. North Carolina’s veteran reporter and anchor, Tim Boyum, loosens his signature bow tie to give listeners a glimpse behind the curtain, showing us who these power players really are and why they do what they do. Through Tim’s candid conversations on “Tying It Together,” his guests reveal their most fascinating life stories, passions, and help all of us get a better grasp on the issues affecting our communities.

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Episodes

Sen. Phil Berger Opens Up About His Early Years and How it Shaped His Powerful Political Career

9/18/2019
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On this episode of “Tying It Together with Tim Boyum,” Tim talks with Sen. Phil Berger. He is considered one of the most powerful politicians in the state. He talks about how working through college on an assembly line, painting, and working at a grocery store shaped his political future. We also find out just how close he was to running for U.S. Senate in 2014. As the debate rages on over Medicaid expansion, Sen. Berger tells us why he thinks it’s a bad idea for the state, and his reasons...

Duration:00:34:39

Lt. Gov. Dan Forest Builds Political Career on Positive Ground

9/11/2019
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Lt. Governor Dan Forest talks about his run for governor, being the son of a congresswoman, and even defends the legislature’s architecture. On this week’s episode of “Tying It Together with Tim Boyum,” Tim and Ben sit down with Lt. Governor Dan Forest in his office, which sits in an old house built in 1882. The architect-turned-politician talks about growing up going to a different school every year and why he turned to architecture as a career. Tim and Forest even debate the quality of...

Duration:00:41:20

Is N.C. Ready for Another Hurricane? Lessons Learned from Florence.

9/4/2019
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On this week's episode of "Tying It Together with Tim Boyum," we ask whether North Carolina is ready for another big hurricane. With parts of Eastern North Carolina still rebuilding roughly a year after Hurricane Florence, Hurricane Dorian is lurking off the coast. Weather On the One's Meteorologist Lee Ringer talks about the challenges of forecasting an ever-changing weather phenomenon. North Carolina Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Trogdon and N.C. Department of Environmental...

Duration:00:45:25

Former Gov. Jim Hunt on Winning Elections and Hitchhiking for Love

8/28/2019
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If there was a Mount Rushmore of North Carolina politics, former Governor Jim Hunt would sit front and center. Find out how the paving of a road let him to politics and changed North Carolina history. He also gives some love advice after more than six decades of marriage through his personal story of hitchhiking to Iowa to make sure he spent holidays with the love of his life. He also talks candidly about his 1984 loss to Jesse Helms and whether or not the two time, two-term governor could...

Duration:00:42:28

Gov. Roy Cooper Talks Life, Ghosts, and Battles with the Legislature

8/21/2019
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On the debut episode of “Tying It Together with Tim Boyum,” Governor Roy Cooper sits down for a wide-ranging, candid conversation with Tim from inside the Governor’s Mansion. Cooper talks about how his life has changed since becoming governor, reflects on his childhood in North Carolina, and reveals the challenges of living a public life as an introvert. They also touch on Cooper’s very fierce and very public battles with Republican lawmakers over the state budget. Lastly, Governor Cooper...

Duration:00:39:38

An Introduction to "Tying It Together with Tim Boyum"

8/8/2019
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With the speed of the local news cycle, it's easy to forget that the politicians who represent us and the influencers in our communities are more than just a soundbite. North Carolina’s veteran reporter and anchor, Tim Boyum, loosens his signature bow tie to give listeners a glimpse behind the curtain, showing us who these power players really are and why they do what they do. Through Tim’s candid conversations on “Tying It Together,” his guests reveal their most fascinating life stories,...

Duration:00:03:58