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March 27, 2015 American Underground Launches Digital Marketing Foundry

As part of Capitol Broadcasting Company’s (“CBC”) efforts at the American Underground, CBC has partnered with Corey Post and the folks from The Startup Factory to start a new company called the Digital Marketing Foundry (“DMF”). DMF will be led by Corey Post, read more

March 26, 2015 CBC History Quiz

1. Name the organization that selected C2S2 (Capitol Satellite and Communications Sytems) to originate and provide technical television coordination for their event in 1987. A) S. Catholic Conference and the National Conference of Catholic Bishops for the “Papal Visit ’87.” read more

March 25, 2015 American Underground Featured for Diversity Efforts

“American Underground has a lofty goal — to become the most diverse startup incubator by the end of 2016.”  Thus begins a recent CNN Money article about Capitol Broadcasting’s entrepreneurial campus, headquartered in downtown Durham. On Monday, March 23, 2015, read more

March 23, 2015 “Empire” Rules with Ratings on FOX 50

In its freshman season, FOX’s new hit show “Empire” broke records, launched a Cookie-inspired fashion-frenzy, topped the music charts, and brought stellar ratings.  And the season finale on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, kept the momentum going. According to Variety, “Empire” read more

March 19, 2015 The Sports Fan Meets The Sportscaster

Five ACC basketball teams have been selected to advance to the big dance, better known as the NCAA Basketball Tournament. The perennial cream of the ACC tobacco road crop includes UNC, Duke, NC State, Virginia and the new geographical interloper, read more

March 18, 2015 The Making Of: FOX 50’s 2015 Lip Dub Project

It took 23 takes to get it right, but FOX 50 put together a hip hop-themed Lip Dup Project promo that Cookie and her team at ‘Empire’ would be proud of.  FOX 50’s Creative Services team gave us a sneak read more

March 17, 2015 Behind the Music: FOX 50’s 2015 Lip Dub

FOX 50 Creative Services Producer/Social Media Coordinator Phillip Charles shares how he came up with the music for the 2015 Lip Dub Project.  Charles tells us he was inspired by the hit FOX television show ‘Empire.’  Watch as he explains read more