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

January 19, 1998 WRAL-TV Wins Seven Emmys

WRAL-TV Wins Seven Emmys WRAL won seven Emmy awards at the 12th annual Mid-South Regional Emmy Awards Ceremony held on Saturday, January 17th in Nashville, Tennessee. The Emmy’s, awarded by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, were presented read more

January 1, 1998 Proceeds from Health Team Cookbook Benefit Area Organizations

Proceeds from Health Team Cookbook Benefit Area Organizations WRAL Health Team Nutritionist Lynn Hoggard presented checks totaling $15,000 to the Inter-faith food shuttle, YMCA Partners of North Carolina and the North Carolina Nutrition Network. Through a partnership between WRAL-TV and read more

WRAL-TV5 Helps with Hurrican Mitch Relief Efforts

New Tower Lights the Raleigh Skies this December On Tuesday, December 1, WRAL continued its long tradition by lighting the new tower located on the corner of Avent Ferry Road and Western Boulevard in Raleigh, NC. This tradition commemorating the read more

The WRAL-TV Tower: A Familiar Landmark

The WRAL-TV Tower: A Familiar Landmark The 300 ft. WRAL TV tower, a familiar landmark on Western Boulevard in West Raleigh, is being taken down to make room for the expansion of the WRAL TV studios. But don’t despair: a read more

WRAL-TV5 Awards and Accomplishments – 1998

WRAL-TV5 Awards and Accomplishments – 1998 AWARDS: Radio & Television News Directors of the Carolinas (RTNDAC) 4 First Place Awards Newscast: 5pm news from the day two officers were killed in Cumberland County General/Political: Story on school sales tax Documentary: read more

RTNDAC Awards: WRAL-TV and Capitol Networks

RTNDAC Awards: WRAL-TV and Capitol Networks WRAL-TV Wins 4 First Place Awards WRAL won four First Place awards from the RTNDAC (Radio and Television News Directors of the Carolinas). Award categories and winners are: Newscast: 5 pm news from the read more