CBC Launches Website to Archive Company History

Capitol Broadcasting Company is pleased to announce the launch of a new website dedicated to the rich history of our company.  We’re proud to publically launch The History of Capitol Broadcasting Company on Monday, December 15, 2014, the 58th anniversary read more

December 11, 2014 David vs Goliath, The Battle for Channel 5

December 15, 1956 is the date WRAL-TV began broadcasting to viewers in eastern North Carolina. In order to understand why this station is so driven, one needs to have insight into its founder and the first leadership team. No one read more

December 10, 2014 Bulls Game Entertainment Honored by GameOps.com

“Best Team Operations” Award Recognizes In-Stadium Entertainment, Presentation The Durham Bulls have been named winner of GameOps.com’s “Best Team Operations” award, honoring the professional sports franchise with the best game entertainment and presentation. The accolade joins a run of major read more

CBC Sponsors Whirligigs in Wilson

Folk artist Vollis Simpson is known far and wide for his whirligigs, towering works of art made from junkyard scraps powered only by the wind.  He never considered himself an artist but continued making his creations until his death in read more

December 5, 2014 Reporting Live, From Buffalo, In the Snow

When Buffalo, NY, recently experienced a recording-breaking November snowfall, WRAL-TV Chief Meteorologist Greg Fishel & WRAL-TV News Photographer Richard Adkins hit the road.  The pair traveled up north to bring the snow story back to the Triangle.  Adkins shared their read more

December 4, 2014 A Broadcaster’s Worst Nightmare

Sunday, December 10, 1989 is a day etched in the memory of so many employees at Capitol Broadcasting. It was the day the 2000’ “Tall Tower” crashed to the ground. A devastating ice storm moved through the area Friday afternoon, read more

December 3, 2014 WRAL-TV Tower Now Aglow for the Holidays

The WRAL-TV tower is now aglow for the holidays.  The station lit the tower for the 55th time on Monday, December 1, 2014.  A crowd came out to watch the lighting in person while thousands of viewers watched from home read more