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January 1, 2000 UPN Becomes Paramount

UPN Becomes Paramount UPN46 will soon undergo a name change, becoming “Paramount 46” or some version thereof later this year. UPN President & CEO Dean Valentine announced last week that the United Paramount Television Group will drop the “U,” referring read more

Susan Dahlin Referred To As “HDTV Queen” By Colleagues

Susan Dahlin Referred To As The “HDTV Queen” By Colleagues Susan Dahlin, Capitol Broadcasting’s special project marketing director, has become known as the “HDTV Queen” by industry colleagues for her tireless efforts to promote the technology. But, according to the read more

CBC Launches Capitol Sports Management

CBC Launches Capitol Sports Management Capitol Broadcasting Company recruited another team this month. In an attempt to bring a major sporting event to the Triangle, CBC created Capitol Sports Management. The goal of Capitol Sports Management (CSM) will be the read more

WRAL’s New Digital Tower Nears Completion

WRAL’s New Digital Tower Nears Completion WRAL’s new super, digital tower near Garner is nearing completion. The tall tower has been topped off with four antennae capable of transmitting the signals of WRAL Digital, channel 53, WRAZ Digital, channel 49, read more

Jim Goodmon Receives Citizen Of The Year Award

Jim Goodmon Receives Citizen Of The Year Award Left to Right: David Gill (member and WRAL-TV Production Manager), Reggie Wright (Past President), Jim Goodmon (2000 recipient and Capitol Broadcasting Co. CEO), Pat Gilliard (Vice President), and Pete Peebles (member and read more

WRAL Digital Wins National Award For HDTV Program

WRAL Digital Wins National Award For HDTV Program WRAL has won a prestigious national award for the high definition television program, “Wilderness North Carolina.” The IRIS Award was presented to the station by the National Association of Television Program Executives read more

Opera Could Move: Talks Underway On Partnership

Opera Could Move: Talks Underway On Partnership The National Opera Company is expected to relocate from Raleigh to the N.C. School of the Arts in Winston-Salem By Todd Cohen The National Opera Company in Raleigh would become part of the read more