December 2, 1998 Holiday Tradition Continues

Holiday Tradition Continues WRAL continued its holiday tradition with the lighting of the WRAL-TV5 broadcast tower on Western Boulevard in Raleigh, NC. Just before 6:00 p.m. on Monday, December 1, the 300-plus foot tower came alive with color as thousands read more

November 16, 1998 Groundbreaking at Western Boulevard

Groundbreaking at Western Boulevard On Friday, November 13, 1998, WRAL-TV officially kicked-off a two-year renovation project with the Groundbreaking Ceremony. Included in the renovation plans are a new news studio, a redesigned corporate office building, a redesign of the existing read more

September 17, 1998 WRAL-HD Brings High Definition Television to Wilson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 17 , 1998 For additional information contact: Susan Dahlin, 919-790-5720 E-mail:sdahlin@cbc-raleigh.com WRAL-HD Brings High Definition Television to Wilson Raleigh, NC — On Saturday, September 26th WRAL-HD will be at the Parkwood Mall in Wilson, NC from read more

September 11, 1998 WRAL-HD Gets Extension On Experimental High Definition (HDTV) Station

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 11 , 1998 For additional information contact: Susan Dahlin, 919-790-5720 E-mail:sdahlin@cbc-raleigh.com WRAL-HD Gets Extension On Experimental High Definition (HDTV) Station Raleigh, NC —The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) granted an extension of authority to Capitol Broadcasting Company, read more

July 13, 1998 WRAL-TV Wins the Triangle Media Softball League Championship

WRAL-TV Wins the Triangle Media Softball League Championship The WRAL-TV softball team earned “bragging rights” when it won the Triangle Media Softball League Championship on Saturday, July 11 with a 14-8 victory over its competition. The Triangle Media Softball League read more

May 5, 1998 “Military Medicine” Wins Peabody Award

“Military Medicine” Wins Peabody Award WRAL-TV’s investigative report “Military Medicine” by Stuart Watson and Richard Adkins won a Peabody Award. The May 4, 1998 Broadcasting and Cable Magazine had this to say about the report: The Peabody Awards have often read more

May 1, 1998 WRAL Wins Investigative Report Honors

WRAL Wins Investigative Report Honors WRAL-TV5’s October, 1997 investigative report on medical malpractice in the military has received a top award in the 1997 Investigative Reporters and Editors awards. The awards are given for top print and broadcast stories. WRAL’s read more

Renovations at Western Boulevard

Renovations at Western Boulevard Renovations at the WRAL-TV studios on Western Boulevard are underway. The first major undertaking: to relocate the massive 300 ft. tower. (We had to move it “a little to the right.”) Actually, it was moved into read more

February 1, 1998 Web Site Chosen One of the Best in the Nation

Web Site Chosen One of the Best in the Nation The digital television (DTV) countdown is on. In less than a year, folks at home will finally be watching High Definition television (HDTV) from the comfort of their homes. What read more