Henry Hinton, a 1975 East Carolina University graduate, is president and general manager of Inner Banks Media in Greenville. His long career includes management in radio and television in the Greenville, Raleigh and ChapelHill markets. He has also worked in sports broadcasting including the Tar Heel Sports Network at UNC-Chapel Hill and the Pirate Sports Network at ECU.
Inner Banks Media owns and operates four FM stations between Raleigh and the coast. Hinton also owns Cable 7 Television in eastern NC. Hinton has long been the host of a popular morning radio and cable TV program, Talk of the Town, which airs on 103.7 WTIB and Cable 7.
Hinton is formerly the Chairman of the Greenville-Pitt Chamber of Commerce. He is also the former President of the North Carolina Association of
Broadcasters and currently serves on that board of directors. He has also served on the board of directors for the North Carolina Center for Public Policy Reseach and is currently Vice President of the East Carolina University Foundation.
Hinton was named Greenville’s Small Business Leader of the Year for 2002. He has received the Distinguished Service Award from both East Carolina
University and the NC Association of Broadcasters.