Carl Davis is retired from a fifty-plus-year career in radio and television broadcasting. He has had roles in both management and engineering. Two of those positions have been in broadcast equipment sales covering more than half of the United States. For 14 years, he was the assistant general manager at PBS NC, formerly UNC-TV. He is a member of the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. He is a member of the Society of Broadcast Engineers and served as president of Raleigh-Durham chapter 93.
Carl served as chairman of the East Carolina University Board of Visitors, chairman of the East Carolina University Alumni Association Board of Directors, as a member of the East Carolina University Foundation Board, and as a member of the ECU Athletics Hall of Fame Committee. In 2014, he received the Distinguished Service Award for service to ECU. He is the author of “My View from 20 Rows Up: One Pirate Fan’s Story of ECU Football”.