A Pirate’s Life for Me! is a half-hour radio show that features interviews with noteworthy East Carolina alumni. 

A Pirate’s Life For Me! airs Friday evenings from 6:00–6:30 p.m. in eastern North Carolina on Pirate Radio 1250 and 930 AM or worldwide on www.PirateRadio1250.com. Pirate Radio is owned and operated by two East Carolina alumni.

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Previous interviews:
2012-2013 season
2011-2012 season
2010-2011 season
2009-2010 season
2008-2009 season
2007-2008 season

2006-2007 season
2005-2006 season

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  August 2: Carmin Black '07, co-founder of Half United, a nonprofit that provides meals to children by selling handmade jewelry

  August 9: Nadia Payne '06, childcare director for the Atlanta Children's Center, one of Atlanta's "Top 30 Under 30 Nonprofit Leaders"

  August 16: Antwan Bethea '10, cast member of Tony-nominated Bring It On: The Musical

  August 23: Brooklyn Bagwell '11, casting director for Doomsday Preppers

  August 30: Dr. Sam Sears, professor and director of health psychology at ECU, recipient of the UNC Board of Governors O. Max Gardner Award
    September 6: Tracy Davidian '96, dentist in Raleigh and founder of Helene Foundation

  September 13: Ethan Lenker '06, superintendent of Pitt County Schools
  September 20: Bill Furr '65, co-founder of Cumulus Fibres, Inc. and 2013 Distinguished Service Award recipient
  September 27: Alex Freedman '10, media relations specialist for Pitt Community College and former anchor at WNCT-TV9

  October 4: J. Fielding Miller '84, co-founder and CEO of CAPTRUST Advisors and 2013 recipient of the Outstanding Alumni Award

  October 11: Marlene True '08, executive director of Pocosin Arts

  October 18: Cole Phelps '09, Washington County commissioner
  October 25: George Whitfield '59, former baseball coach and 2013 Outstanding Alumni Award recipient

  November 1: Julie Fowler '99, director of the ECU Child Development Center

  November 8: Carl Caulk '89, assistant director of judicial security for the U.S. Marshals

  November 15: Laura Brinn '99, director of global communications at Duke University

  November 22: Ryan Willhite '12, police chief of Winterville

  December 6: Jodi Hollnagel-Jubran '98, sculptor and creator of the Pirate statue at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium

  January 10: Terry Yeargan '79, member of the ECU Board of Trustees

  January 24: Dr. James Delgado '85 and Dr. Hans Van Tilburg '95, NOAA maritime researchers who assisted in the discovery of a WWII Japanese submarine off the coast of Hawaii

  February 14: Steven Combs '92, director of the criminal justice standards division of the North Carolina Department of Justice (NCDOJ)

  February 28: Aaron Wilson, Ravens reporter for the Baltimore Sun

  March 14: Brent Lubbock '03, membership and marketing manager at Sylvan Heights Bird Park and Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Society
  March 28: Jim Bazluki '90, '93, recently inducted into the NC Athletic Trainers Hall of Fame

  April 11: Larry Clapp '72, founder of One Day Apparel

  April 25: Sage Onderdonk '00, senior styling director for men's and children's departments at JC Penney
  May 9: Robbie Delaney '06, founder and head distiller of Muddy River Distillery

"My wife and I both graduated from ECU and we are both lifetime members of the Alumni Association. We've always had a devotion to East Carolina, and because we gained so much from our education, we think lifetime membership is a great way to give back to the University. I would recommend lifetime membership to anyone who went to East Carolina. There are many wonderful benefits, and it's very special."

Jerry '65 and Joanie '65 Tolley

"I am a member of the alumni association because it provides an opportunity for me to connect to the university, renew relationships through alumni events, and help attract potential students to ECU. As an active member of the alumni association, I have the chance to serve as an advocate for the university through volunteerism. Being a member along with my son as a fellow Pirate demonstrates commitment and builds a legacy within our family."

Linda Thomas '81

"I am a member because ECU is my second home. Staying connected not only allows me to give back to the university but also inspire the next generation of pirates."

Tim Willis '12

"I am a member of the Alumni Association because I want everyone to know what East Carolina means to me and how much pride and love I have for ECU. Being a member means the world to me, and is the one way that I can give back and stay connected to the place that gave me the best years of my life."

Jeremy Woodard '01

"I am a member of the alumni association because I appreciate how well ECU prepared me for my business career. I enjoy contributing to the alumni association's efforts to provide scholarships for some of our best and brightest students. The Alumni Association does a great job of providing ways for alumni to reconnect with their alma mater and I hope when they do they enjoy it as much as I do. I believe in what ECU stands for and my membership helps me feel a part of the great things ECU is accomplishing!"

Wes Johnson '85