June 30, 2016 Scottie Stephenson as Told by Fred Fletcher

Many of us remember Scottie Stephenson. For new employees, Scottie was one of the founders of WRAL-TV and a long-time CBC employee – 58 years! She still has a prime parking spot beside the administrative building, something no one else read more

June 29, 2016 WRAL Begins Broadcasting in Next-Gen TV Technology

WRAL-TV on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, became the first commercially-licensed television station to broadcast its news under next-generation standards. Capitol Broadcasting’s NBC affiliate in Raleigh-Durham, WRAL, launched its new ATSC 3.0 station by airing “Take Me Out to the Bulls’ Game,” a read more

June 28, 2016 Road to Rio

From the blog of Capitol Sports Vice President George Habel, Note to Self: Competition concluded this weekend for the Powerade State Games of NC. Our home grown Olympic-style sports festival may not be a global spectacle like the Rio games read more

June 27, 2016 Sports Shop Moves to Buzz Morning Drive

Buzz Sports Radio will debut “The Sports Shop with Reese & Kmac” on Tuesday, July 5 from 6 to 9 a.m. Listeners have a variety of ways they can listen and watch the program including; 99.3FM/96.5FM/620AM/99.9HD2. The show will also read more

CBC Wins Big at PromaxBDA Local Awards Ceremony

The WRAL-TV Creative Services team went five for five in the 2016 PromaxBDA Local Awards, winning four Gold and one Bronze award among the five for which the station was nominated.  FOX 50 also brought home a Bronze award in read more

June 23, 2016 56 Years Ago

Take a look at this photo of WRAL-TV taken in 1960. WRAL signed-on the air December 15, 1956, but, there were no buildings at 2619 Western Boulevard. Live broadcasts came from a make-shift studio in a garage at the transmitter read more

June 21, 2016 WRAL Apps for Roku, Fire TV ‘Set New Standard’ for OTT

WRAL’s newly launched apps for Roku and Amazon Fire TV offer users unparalleled access to live video and WRAL’s extensive archive of news, sports, documentaries and features. A leader in new and innovative technologies, WRAL released an upgraded over-the-top (OTT) read more