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January 1, 1997 Yvonne Simons Wins National Fellowship in Education Reporting

Yvonne Simons Wins National Fellowship in Education Reporting WRAL-TV Education reporter Yvonne Simons has become the first commercial television reporter in the nation to be selected for the National Fellowship in Education Reporting. Simons is one of six reporters selected read more

NCNN and WRAL-TV Win RTNDAC and Associated Press Awards

NCNN and WRAL-TV Win RTNDAC and Associated Press Awards The Associated Press named the North Carolina News Network “Outstanding News Operation” for 1996. Judges honored the network for public service provided during Hurricane Fran. For many people without electricity, battery-powered read more

CBCares – Reese Edwards

CBCares – Reese Edwards Reese Edwards, anchor/reporter for Capitol Sports Network and Capitol AgriBusiness, does his part to help patients with cancer, leukemia and blood disorders at Rex Hospital. Reese regularly donates blood platelets at Rex Blood Plan. Reese began read more

WRAL-HD Celebrates One Year Anniversary

  NCNN Staff Picks-up Edward R. Murrow Award Several staffers from the North Carolina News Network (NCNN) attended the Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) International Conference in New Orleans and received the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award on behalf of read more

WRAL-FM Wins a Gold Medallion Award

WRAL-FM Wins a Gold Medallion Award A fall 1996 WRAL-FM sales promotion, “Piece of the Pie”, posed a question to the Triangle. “When your recipe works, why change it?” “Piece of the Pie” won the Gold Medallion Award at the read more

September 30, 1996 Hurricane Fran – A Meteorologist’s Perspective

Hurricane Fran – A Meteorologist’s Perspective by Chris Thompson Meterorologists have a tendency to isolate ourselves from the elements we talk about. Not that that is good or bad, it’s just the nature of the business. Satellites give us a read more

September 4, 1996 CAPITOL BROADCASTING SELLS WWMX-FM & WOCT-FM, BALTIMORE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 04, 1996 Contact: Bob Lind 919-890-6101 Capitol Broadcasting Company, Raleigh, NC CAPITOL BROADCASTING SELLS WWMX-FM & WOCT-FM, BALTIMORE RALEIGH, NC, SEPTEMBER 4, 1996 — Jim Goodmon, President and CEO of Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc., Raleigh, NC, read more