December 15, 2016 Dec. 15 Marks 60 years for WRAL-TV

WRAL-TV’s Tar Heel Traveler Scott Mason features WRAL-TV on his latest installment, in honor of an important anniversary for the Big 5.  Dec. 15, 2016, marks 60 years since WRAL-TV first signed on the air. Check out more from about read more

WRAL’s 60th Birthday. In the beginning…

Sixty years ago today, December 15, 1956, WRAL-TV began broadcasting to viewers in eastern North Carolina. In order to better understand why this station is so driven, one needs to have insight into its founder and the first leadership team. read more

December 12, 2016 New WRAL Documentary “Black and Blue” Airs Tuesday at 7pm

WRAL presents an unprecedented two-hour community conversation about the relationship between law enforcement and the African American community, on TV, web and social media Tuesday, Dec. 13 “WRAL Documentary: Black and Blue” on WRAL-TV at 7 p.m. “Beyond Black and read more

WRAL News and Weather Now Available on Amazon Echo

WRAL just got a little more connected. Technology is constantly evolving and changing the way news is consumed, and WRAL is staying on the leading edge of this evolution with its integration into Amazon’s Echo platform. Amazon Echo is a read more

December 8, 2016 Ratings Dominator from the Start!

WRAL’s dominance in ratings started right-off-the-bat after The Big 5 signed-on in December, 1956. According to then WRAL General Manager Fred Fletcher in his book Tempus Fugit, “By July, 1958 – a year and a half after sign-on – we read more