Jim Goodmon Appears Before US House Subcommittee on Retransmission of Broadcast Signals License

Jim Goodmon Appears Before US House Subcommittee on Retransmission of Broadcast Signals License Capitol Broadcasting Company President and CEO Jim Goodmon spoke before the Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property of the Committee on the Judiciary, US House of Representatives Hearing on the Copyright Licensing Regimes covering retransmission of broadcast signals license. Goodmon informed the […]

Capitol AgriBusiness Goes Online with Southernfarmer.com

Capitol AgriBusiness Goes Online with Southernfarmer.com Southernfarmer.com a new agriculture related web site is now on the World Wide Web. Capitol AgriBusiness created the site for farmers and others involved in agriculture in the Southeastern U.S. The site features daily radio farmcasts and market reports, a comprehensive weather map, commodity reports featuring cotton, soybeans, tobacco […]

Yvonne Simons Wins National Fellowship in Education Reporting

Yvonne Simons Wins National Fellowship in Education Reporting WRAL-TV Education reporter Yvonne Simons has become the first commercial television reporter in the nation to be selected for the National Fellowship in Education Reporting. Simons is one of six reporters selected for the 1997 fellowships, which are awarded annually by the Education Writers Association. During her […]

NCNN and WRAL-TV Win RTNDAC and Associated Press Awards

NCNN and WRAL-TV Win RTNDAC and Associated Press Awards The Associated Press named the North Carolina News Network “Outstanding News Operation” for 1996. Judges honored the network for public service provided during Hurricane Fran. For many people without electricity, battery-powered radio’s were the only source of news in the aftermath of Hurricane Fran. The North […]

CBCares – Reese Edwards

CBCares – Reese Edwards Reese Edwards, anchor/reporter for Capitol Sports Network and Capitol AgriBusiness, does his part to help patients with cancer, leukemia and blood disorders at Rex Hospital. Reese regularly donates blood platelets at Rex Blood Plan. Reese began donating blood regularly in 1975 when his wife was diagnosed with an ulcer. He switched […]

CBCers Travel to Charlotte for Carolina Panthers Football

CBCers Travel to Charlotte for Carolina Panthers Football Once again this year, CBC had tickets to see the Carolina Panthers play host to the Pittsburgh Steelers in a pre-season game and to see the Panthers take on the Washington Redskins in the season opener at Ericsson Stadium in Charlotte. Lucky ticket winners, including Diane Richardson […]

WRAL-FM Wins a Gold Medallion Award

WRAL-FM Wins a Gold Medallion Award A fall 1996 WRAL-FM sales promotion, “Piece of the Pie”, posed a question to the Triangle. “When your recipe works, why change it?” “Piece of the Pie” won the Gold Medallion Award at the 1997 Promax Conference in Chicago. Promax is an annual international conference for promotion and marketing […]

Microspace Division News

Microspace Division News Microspace proudly announces the acquisition of a third full transponder on the Galaxy IV satellite. Microspace will begin beaming customer content to it on July 1st. The new transponder accommodates growth for paging and financial data delivery. Microspace is the world’s largest provider of satellite broadcasting services for audio and data, providing […]

Sam Matheny Wins the Volunteer Excellence Award in Communications

Sam Matheny Wins the Volunteer Excellence Award in Communications Sam was selected for his work with the development and promotion of the American Lung Association NC’s web site www.lungnc.org. This is the first year the American Lung Association NC (ALANC) had given volunteer excellence awards. Sam has been working with the Lung Association for over […]

Dan Wilkinson to Cover Southeast Farming for Cable

Dan Wilkinson to Cover Southeast Farming for Cable Capitol Agribusiness, in cooperation with WRAL-TV, is now producing a weekly regional insert for Channel Earth, a new DirecTV provider of programs. Dan Wilkinson is providing reports on southeastern farming to Channel Earth. Wilkinson, Director of Agricultural Services for Capitol Agribusiness, provides daily farm reports on WRAL-TV […]