Molly Draper Russell named WBOC-TV corporate CEO

Draper Holdings Business Trust, parent company of WBOC-TV and Loblolly LLC, has named Chairman of the Board Molly Draper Russell Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Russell has been on the board for decades and has served as Chairman for nearly three years. Russell assumes the position previously held by her father, Thomas H. Draper, who […]

Services Friday for Tom Draper of WBOC

A funeral service is scheduled Friday for longtime WBOC owner and broadcast pioneer Tom Draper, who passed away Friday following a bicycle accident that happened the day before near Milford. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. this evening, Thursday, Sept. 14. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. […]

Mike Dunn: Tom Draper worked to bring us together

As word began to spread last week that Tom Draper, the owner of WBOC, had been seriously injured doing what he loved to do — taking an early morning bike ride along the back roads in his beloved Sussex County, not far from his home — disbelief set in, all over Delmarva. When, less than […]

WBOC owner Tom Draper dies following cycling accident

Thomas H. Draper, who built WBOC-TV in Salisbury into one of the most successful small television stations in America, has died from injuries sustained in a bicycle accident near his home in Delaware. Draper, 76, was struck by a pickup truck Thursday morning while out for his daily bicycle ride. ¬†According to Delaware State Police, […]