April 9, 2015 Newsletter Flashbacks

I hope you will enjoy reading a few snip-it’s of CBC news from yester-year. Through the ages, there has been an employee newsletter that has been printed or posted under a variety of names including; Tele-news Letter, The Capitol Letter, read more

April 2, 2015 Tower of Power

We chronicled WRAL’s worst nightmare in the December edition of CapCom, when the broadcast tower, located in Auburn, crumbled to the ground on December 10, 1989. The cause was uneven thawing of heavy ice on the tower. WPTF’s tower, owned 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 12, 2015 Goodbye Film. Hello ENG.

In the beginning there was film, the format that ruled the world of television news in the 1950s and 60s. It was news film that captured the Civil Rights movement, the Kennedy assassinations and the war in Vietnam. But in read more

February 26, 2015 Free the Ikegami

In 1982, the relationship between the governments of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and America was in a deep freeze. The Berlin Wall remained as a visual reminder that an “Iron Curtain” divided Europe into two separate ideological read more

February 19, 2015 Seeburg to MicroSPACE…the Final Frontier

“In the broadcasting business, our competition comes from a rapid change in technology.” –Jim Goodmon, CEO of Capitol Broadcasting Company Reading through CBC History is a bit like leafing through Broadcasting Magazine and Popular Science at the same time. CBC read more

February 16, 2015 Bulls Announce Creation of New Food and Beverage Company

Bull City Hospitality Assumes Control of Ballpark’s Concessions Operation; Job Fair on February 21 to Fill Numerous Seasonal Concessions Positions The Durham Bulls recently announced the formation of Bull City Hospitality, a new company that will manage the food and read more