Chatham@Work | Taj Talk’s Aaron Hall

Posted 4/26/19

ABOUT AARON HALL: Raleigh native Aaron Hall now calls Pittsboro home. He produces “Taj Talk” and hosts the Chatham County Round Up on WCHL radio and works as president of TaJ Media Productions. …

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Chatham@Work | Taj Talk’s Aaron Hall

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ABOUT AARON HALL: Raleigh native Aaron Hall now calls Pittsboro home. He produces “Taj Talk” and hosts the Chatham County Round Up on WCHL radio and works as president of TaJ Media Productions. He can be reached at

What was your first paying job, and what did it teach you?

A paper route. I like getting up early.

What’s the most difficult job you’ve ever had?

Building commercial air conditioning systems.

What advice would you give someone considering doing the same line of work as you?

Be an entrepreneurial person.

Your standard order at a coffee shop?

Double espresso.

Who is your personal hero?

My dad, Carl H. Hall Sr.

Your ultimate “happy place”?

Being with my children.

Coke or Pepsi?

I do not drink soda.

Where is your dream location to retire?

Bora Bora.

Favorite weekend getaway:

Spending time with my children.

Which do you like better: starting or finishing?

It depends.

When will robots take over the world?

They already have.

Life on other planets? Yes or no?


Stay up late or get up early?

Get up early.

Does the early bird really get the worm?


Least favorite saying:

“Does that make sense?”

On a snow day, you’d stay home and binge-watch:

A book.

Dogs or cats?


Favorite N.C. celebrity?

Thelonius Monk

Ever danced in the rain?

Whenever possible.

What habit would you most like to break?

Paying taxes

What celebrity would you most like to hang out with for a day?

Dr. Claud Anderson.

What is one toy you wanted as a child but never received?

A go-cart.

What’s the best use of a snow day?


What’s the most amazing thing about you that most people wouldn’t have guessed?

My love of flowers.

What is the most significant of your life’s goals that you haven’t yet accomplished?

Going to outer space.

What makes your home special?

My children.

Who was the best teacher (in school or at work) you ever had?

Clarence Beebe.

The trait you most deplore in yourself:


Your strongest trait?

Positive outlook.

Words or phrases you overuse:


What was the last thing you did that really made your boss proud of you?

I am the boss!

The book you’re currently reading:

Other Books from the Bible.

The TV program that’s a “must-see” for you:

Sanford and Son.

How many hours per week do you spend online?

Too many.

What’s your favorite website?

If money weren’t an object, but you still had to work, what would your job be?


What radio station do you listen to most frequently?


If you were ever to seek political office, you’d run for:

Supreme Leader.

One day, when you have time, what would you like to learn how to do?

Become a jazz pianist.

What do you plan to do after retirement?

Travel with my children.

What’s been your wildest adventure?

The Confederate statue discussion.

Your ideal vacation would be:

Bora Bora.

What’s your favorite one-day travel destination?

The beach.

What’s your favorite snack food?



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