The set was designed by Devlin Design Group, an award-winning national set design company. Free Lance Staging, owned by Caleb Kennedy and located in Thomasville, North Carolina, was among the companies hired to bring the design to completion.
Larry Audas, WFMY’s general manager, wanted to share this tribute to Lee Kinard posted on the station’s website, along with some videos. On one Facebook post about Kinard, Audas wrote, “Respectfully, Lee was the Walter Cronkite of Greensboro, but his influence, service and love of community extended beyond the news desk. He was a pioneer and will be remembered.”