Media

Media Coverage

Select videos are featured below, followed by a complete list of all known media coverage.

2019 Fundraiser

Video story covering our 3rd annual fundraiser held in April 2019, courtesy of ECU News Services.

2018 Fundraiser

Video story covering our 2nd annual fundraiser held in April 2018, courtesy of ECU News Services.

2020

“Pirates Vs. Cancer: Pandemic fails to cut out student fundraising effort” [online article]. The Daily Reflector, Cooke Communication, 28 October 2020. https://www.reflector.com/news/pirates-vs-cancer-pandemic-fails-to-cut-out-student-fundraising-effort/article_3d37c478-749e-5a82-bd47-85d36949c966.html

“Pandemic fails to cut out student fundraising effort” [newspaper article]. The Daily Reflector, Cooke Communication, 28 October 2020: p. A1-3.

“Pirates Vs. Cancer raises more than $23,000 for children’s hospital” [online article]. WCTI NewsChannel 12, Sinclair Broadcast Group, 27 October 2020. https://wcti12.com/news/local/pirates-vs-cancer-raises-more-than-23000-for-childrens-hospital

“Pirates Vs. Cancer organization makes check presentation to Maynard Children’s Hospital” [online article]. WITN News, Gray Television, Inc., 27 October 2020. https://www.witn.com/2020/10/27/pirates-vs-cancer-organization-makes-check-presentation-to-maynard-childrens-hospital/

“Pirates beat cancer – protecting all the sea life – Sydney goes green mate” [podcast]. The Modern Believer with Eddy Vanegas, 3 August 2020. https://open.spotify.com/episode/5gJp1BDpMJ2zT4o852wwSq

2019

“Pirates vs. Cancer fundraising success” [on-air video]. WCTI NewsChannel 12, Sinclair Broadcast Group, 15 May 2019. https://www.facebook.com/wcti12/videos/302696823981840/

“Pirates vs. Cancer 2019” [online video]. ECU News Services, East Carolina University, 8 April 2019. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2iKLUe8OHw

 “Pirates Vs. Cancer raises more than $52K to help fight pediatric cancer” [online article]. ECU News Services, East Carolina University, 8 April 2019. https://news.ecu.edu/2019/04/08/pirates-vs-cancer-2/

“Pirates vs. Cancer gets ECU community involved to battle disease” [on-air video]. WCTI NewsChannel 12, Sinclair Broadcast Group, 6 Apr 2019. https://wcti12.com/news/east-carolina-university/pirates-vs-cancer-gets-ecu-community-involved-to-battle-disease

“Students Shave Heads to Support Pediatric Cancer Patients” [online article]. The Daily Reflector, Cooke Communication, 6 April 2019. http://www.reflector.com/News/2019/04/06/Students-Shave-Heads-to-Support-Pediatric-Cancer-Research.html

“Hair for the Children” [newspaper article]. The Daily Reflector, Cooke Communication, 6 April 2019: p. A1.

“3rd annual Pirates vs. Cancer” [on-air video]. WCTI NewsChannel 12, Sinclair Broadcast Group, 5 Apr 2019. https://www.facebook.com/wcti12/videos/312652192753659/

“HAPPENING NOW: Tyler Hardin WCTI takes you to the 3rd Annual Pirates Vs. Cancer event” [Facebook live video]. WCTI NewsChannel 12, Sinclair Broadcast Group, 5 Apr 2019. https://www.facebook.com/wcti12/videos/961869757355798/

“Pirates vs. Cancer raises money for Maynard Children’s Hospital” [on-air video]. WITN News, Gray Television, Inc., 5 Apr 2019. https://www.witn.com/content/news/Pirates-vs-Cancer-rasies-money-for-Maynard-Childrens-Hospital-508197081.html

“For the kids — Pirates to shave heads for cancer fundraiser” [online article]. The Daily Reflector, Cooke Communication, 4 April 2019. http://www.reflector.com/News/2019/04/04/For-the-kids-Pirates-to-shave-heads-for-cancer.html

 “Annual ECU event hits close to home for one student” [on-air video]. WCTI NewsChannel 12, Sinclair Broadcast Group, 3 Apr 2019. https://wcti12.com/news/east-carolina-university/annual-ecu-event-hits-close-to-home-for-one-student

“Pirates Vs. Cancer on Henry Hinton & Talk of the Town [radio broadcast]. 103.7 WTIB-FM, Inner Banks Media, 21 Mar 2019. https://soundcloud.com/innerbanksmedia/talk-of-the-town-3-21-2019

“Medical students host event, raising money for cancer patients” [on-air video]. WNCT-TV, Nexstar Media Group, 19 Mar 2019. https://www.wnct.com/news/local-news/medical-students-host-event-raising-money-for-cancer-patients/1857918185

“WITN Special Guests: Pirates Vs. Cancer” [on-air video]. WITN News, Gray Television, Inc., 19 Mar 2019. https://www.witn.com/video?vid=507378702

“Pirates vs Cancer” [on-air video]. WITN News, Gray Television, Inc., 18 Mar 2019. https://www.witn.com/video?vid=507292072

2018

“ECU’s Pirates Vs. Cancer event raises more than $24K” [online article]. ECU News Services, East Carolina University, 16 April 2018.
https://news.ecu.edu/2018/04/16/pirates-vs-cancer/

 “Pirates Vs. Cancer” [online video]. ECU News Services, East Carolina University, 16 April 2018. https://youtu.be/s4h0R8AIOBo

“For the kids – Pirates shave heads for cancer” [online article]. The Daily Reflector, Cooke Communication, 15 April 2018. http://www.reflector.com/News/2018/04/15/For-the-kids.html

“Just a little off the top: Pirates shave heads for cancer” [newspaper article]. The Daily Reflector, Cooke Communication, 15 April 2018: p. B1.

“Haircuts benefit childhood cancer research” [on-air video]. WITN News, Gray Television, Inc., 13 April 2018. https://www.witn.com/content/news/Haircuts-benefit-childhood-cancer-research–478617583.html

2017

“Pirates team up with Vs. Cancer Foundation” [online article]. ECU News Services, East Carolina University, 16 May 2017. https://news.ecu.edu/2017/05/16/vs-cancer/

“ECU medical students shave heads as fundraiser for kids with cancer” [on-air video]. WNCT-TV, Nexstar Media Group, 8 May 2017. https://www.wnct.com/news/ecu-medical-students-shave-heads-as-fundraiser-for-kids-with-cancer_20180319094130379/1057984654

“ECU medical students to shave heads for cancer foundation fundraiser” [online article]. WCTI NewsChannel 12, Sinclair Broadcast Group, 8 May 2017. https://wcti12.com/news/local/ecu-medical-students-to-shave-heads-for-cancer-foundation-fundraiser

“ECU medical students to shave heads for fundraiser” [online article]. WCTI NewsChannel 12, Sinclair Broadcast Group, 8 May 2017. https://wcti12.com/news/east-carolina-university/ecu-medical-students-to-shave-heads-for-fundraiser

“VIDEO: ECU students shave head for good cause” [on-air video]. WCTI NewsChannel 12, Sinclair Broadcast Group, 8 May 2017. https://youtu.be/3YXbiDD9HxA