July 15, 2000 WRAL-TV Helps Celebrate July 4th In Ottawa

WRAL Helps Celebrate July 4th In Ottawa North Carolina celebrated the 4th of July with the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa, Canada. Several members of the WRAL-TV staff celebrated the United States’ independence holiday outside the country. To encourage and expand read more

June 25, 2000 UCP Celebrates Association With WRAL

UCP Celebrates Association With WRAL The United Cerebral Palsy Association of North Carolina recently recognized WRAL-TV for their dedication to the annual telethon for cerebral palsy. Star Fest has been an annual event for 30 years. Sunday, January 30, was read more

June 12, 2000 David Crabtree Hosts Awards Luncheon For Governor Hunt

David Crabtree Hosts Awards Luncheon For Governor Hunt WRAL-TV six-o’clock news anchor David Crabtree emceed the “James B. Hunt, Jr. Award for Youth in Public Service” luncheon at NC State on Saturday, June 10th. Held in the McKimmon Center, the read more

June 1, 2000 WRAL-HD and CBS Will Begin Prime Time HDTV Programming

WRAL-HD and CBS Will Begin Prime Time HDTV Programming Viewers of WRAL-HD will be watching prime time programming in high-definition television (HDTV) this fall, thanks to an agreement with the Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, a major manufacturer of television sets, and read more

May 5, 2000 WRAL-TV Offers “Jesus” Mini-Series In Spanish

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 5, 2000 For more information, contact Cindy Sink, Promotion Manager, (919) 821-8643 WRAL-TV Offers “Jesus” Mini-Series In Spanish Raleigh, NC — Spanish-speaking viewers will be able to hear CBS programming in their native language on WRAL. read more

WRAL Wins “Media Award”

WRAL Wins “Media Award” May 5th, WRAL-TV was given the “Media Award” by the NC Employment Network, a Division of Vocational Rehabilitation at a luncheon presentation in Greensboro, North Carolina. The award is, “To recognize Honor and Excellence Concerning Empowerment read more

May 1, 2000 WRAL-TV Tower Nominated For Appearance Award

WRAL-TV Tower Nominated For Appearance Award The WRAL Television tower, located at the corner of Western Blvd. and Avent Ferry Rd. in Raleigh, NC was nominated for the Community Appearance Honor Roll Award by the Raleigh Citizens Advisory Committee. Each read more

April 18, 2000 WRAL OnLine Now Available Via Cell Phone

WRALOnLine Now Available Via Cell Phone by John Conway WRAL-TV was one of the first stations to have a fully developed web site. WRAL OnLine also was one of the first stations to make its content available to Palm Pilot read more

April 16, 2000 NAACP Honors WRAL-TV and Retiree J.D. Lewis

NAACP Honors WRAL-TV and Retiree J.D. Lewis The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) presented WRAL-TV5 with the Television Station of the Year Award and WRAL-TV retiree JD Lewis with the Humanitarian of the Year Award. The read more

April 11, 2000 John Harris Named News Director Of The Year

John Harris Named News Director Of The Year John Harris, who guided WRAL-TV’s award-winning and top-rated news department for 5 1/2 years, has been named News Director of the Year by the Radio Television News Directors Association of the Carolinas. read more