May 1, 1999 WRAL-HD Produces centralXpress.com in HDTV

WRAL-HD Produces centralXpress.com in HDTV centralXpress.com, produced by WRAL-TV 5 in Raleigh, has just added another milestone to its list of accolades by becoming the first locally produced drama to be produced in HDTV. The program has already won three read more

WRAL-HD’s Digital Dynamos

WRAL-HD’s Digital Dynamos RTNDA Communicator, a monthly publication by Radio-Television News Directors Association, published an article in their April 1999 issue called, “Digital Dynamos.” Written by Jill Geisler, it provides an in-depth look at the people behind WRAL-HD’s pioneering exploits read more

March 16, 1999 WRAL-TV Donates Proceeds from Cookbook Sales to Charity

WRAL-TV Donates Proceeds from Cookbook Sales to Charity On March 16th at 1pm, WRAL-TV5 and Hannaford presented proceeds from “Never Diet Again” cookbook sales, totaling $24,758, to local nonprofit organizations, which included InterFaith Food Shuttle, Food Bank of NC and read more

January 15, 1999 NCNN and WRAL-TV Support NC Promise Mentoring Campaign

NCNN and WRAL-TV Support NC Promise Mentoring Campaign Both the North Carolina News Network and WRAL-TV5 will air public service announcements to help promote the North Carolina Promise campaign, an effort to recruit 40,000 mentors for at-risk youth by the read more

January 1, 1999 WRAL-TV5 Wins Three National Awards

WRAL-TV5 Wins Three National Awards WRAL-TV5 has won three Gabriel Awards for its news coverage, local programming, and community service work. The Gabriel Award is a national honor, recognizing the best in artistic, creative and inspirational programming. The Gabriel Awards read more

The First HD Television Star

The First HD Television Star -by Dan Oliver, WRAL-TV Producer “Producing the HDTV infomercials was as fun as watching your favorite show. I learned some good tips for acting. Sometimes we had to do a take over and over. We read more

Hugs of Joy and Tears of Delight

Hugs of Joy and Tears of Delight Hosting athletes for the World Games was an opportunity that was given to many North Carolinians in both small & metropolitan areas. Hearts were touched and friendship bonds were made that will last read more