WRAL-TV & WRAL-FM Dominate 2006 MetroBravo! Media Awards

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Metro Magazine July With the July 2006 issue of Raleigh Metro Magazine, Triangle residents found out the results of the annual MetroBravo! awards. And once again, several WRAL-TV & FM personalities made the list.

Over 3,000 ballots were counted in the 2006 MetroBravo! readers poll. In addition to the traditional categories of fashion, dining, media and more, Raleigh Metro Magazine added new entries for best in cool media, including online news, weather and sports. And it won’t surprise anyone to know that WRAL.com made a sweep of those new categories.

MetroBravo! AwardsSo, how did CBC rank? Each category had three winners: the Standing Ovation, the MetroBravo and an Honorable Mention. Here are the results:

Regional TV Personality
Standing Ovation: David Crabtree, WRAL-TV5
Honorable Mention: Pam Saulsby, WRAL-TV5

Radio Personality
MetroBravo: Bill & Sheri, Mix 101.5 WRAL-FM
*Bill & Sheri were the only local radio personalities. The other two were both syndicated programs (Rush Limbaugh & Don Imus).

Weather Personality
Standing Ovation: Greg Fishel, WRAL-TV5
MetroBravo: Elizabeth Gardner, WRAL-TV5
Honorable Mention: Mike Maze, WRAL-TV5

What Raleigh Metro Magazine had to say about WRAL.com:
This year www.wral.com took first place for best online news source. Headlines on the local and national level, combined with up-to-the minute weather and traffic reports, keep Channel 5 on your side 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Online News
Standing Ovation: WRAL.com
*WRAL.com was the only local website honored in any of the online categories.

Online Sports
MetroBravo: WRAL.com

Online Weather
MetroBravo: WRAL.com

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