July 31, 2015 Bees and the City: A Surprisingly Good Combination

Leigh-Kathryn Bonner started out as an intern for American Tobacco’s non-profit hub MissionPost last year while working towards an International Studies degree at NC State.  The third-generation bee keeper has now graduated, with an additional non-profit minor, and created a read more

July 30, 2015 SKY 5 Turns 36 on July 31, The Early Years

WRAL was the first station in North Carolina, and among a handful of stations in the nation, to purchase – not lease, a helicopter dedicated for news coverage.  WRAL General Manager John Greene said “Live coverage is the name of read more

July 23, 2015 Reporting from Far Flung Places

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all read more

July 20, 2015 It’s a Bull Market for the Bulls

WRAL-TV Sports Anchor/Reporter Mandy Mitchell recently put together a piece about the Durham Bulls and the Carolina Mudcats, the Triangle’s two popular Minor League Baseball teams.  Both teams are consistently in the top 25 in merchandise sales for MiLB.  The read more

July 17, 2015 Canes, 99.9 The Fan Agree to Multi-Year Broadcasting Deal

The Carolina Hurricanes and Capitol Broadcasting Company reached a multi-year agreement Monday, July 13, 2015, ensuring 99.9 The Fan remains the flagship station for the team. As part of the deal, 99.9 The Fan will continue to carry play-by-play calls read more

July 16, 2015 WRAL’s 2nd Annual MEDIAthon for HungerFreeNC Today

Today, Thursday, July 16, 2015, hunger in North Carolina is the focal point at WRAL-TV.  As part of the weeklong HungerFreeNC movement created by WRAL-TV and Radio One Raleigh, the 2nd annual MEDIAthon will take over the airwaves.  The unprecedented read more

High Def in an Analog World

“I’ve got vision and the rest of the world wears bi-focals” is one of the lines delivered by actor Paul Newman as Butch Cassidy in the movie “Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid.”  The 20th century version of that line read more