July 22, 2016 20th Anniversary of HD Launch at WRAL

This Saturday, July 23, 2016, will mark the 20th anniversary of WRAL launching HD.  The station began the transmission of full-power digital test signals on the same date in 1996, with authorization granted by the FCC.  Capitol Broadcasting led the read more

July 14, 2016 Applications Now Being Accepted for 2016 WRAL Azalea Celebration

The 31st Annual WRAL Azalea Celebration is now accepting applications from non-profits for the 2016 plant giveaway.  Sponsored by WRAL-TV, MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM, FOX 50, WRAL.com and NC Beautiful, the Azalea Celebration promotes environmental education, beautification and stewardship by awarding azalea read more

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 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 A Closer Look at CBC’s Video Art Collection: Latte Art

The halls of Capitol Broadcasting’s Western Blvd headquarters became a veritable art gallery during a remodel several years ago and part of that collection included several locations for video art throughout the buildings.  CBC featured the work of several North read more