Come Visit CBC at the State Fair

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Brian Shrader
WRAL-TV’s Brian Shrader (right) visits with viewers at the State Fair.

The State Fair is in full swing, and Capitol Broadcasting’s Triangle stations are right in the middle of it.   CBC’s tent stands in its usual spot beside Dorton Arena, and personalities and friends are on hand to welcome fair goers.

WRAL-TV anchors, reporters & meteorologists are signing autographs every day of the fair. is your headquarters for the State Fair with videos, photos, stories & more.  WRAL viewers can participate in photo & story contests online.

WRAL-FM MIX 101.5 will also have personalities on hand to greet fair goers several different days during the fair.  Listeners can register to win $1,000 in Gas & Groceries, and visit with MIX promotion staffers as well.

CBC Tent
The CBC tent stands beside Dorton Arena. See the FOX 50 banner on the tent in the center of this shot from atop the ferris wheel.
Paige Longest & Luanne Tart
WRAL-FM’s Paige Longest (left) & Luanne Tart promote MIX 101.5 in the CBC tent.
MIX 101.5 Personality Appearance Schedule:
Tues, Oct 21 4pm-6pm Diane Ramsey
Wed, Oct 22 10am-12noon Bill & Sheri
Thurs, Oct 23 11am-1pm Wayne Michaels & Vanna Fox
  5pm-7pm Jami Caskey

99.9 The Fan is handing out cups, and listeners can stop by and play NHL 2008 or Madden on our Xbox 360. When The Fan isn’t playing games, they’ll show the greatest sports movies of all time.

FOX 50 has a presence in the tent as well.

The 2008 State Fair runs from Oct 16 – 26.

Chad Flowers
WRAL-TV’s Chad Flowers gets some cooking contest winners ready for a live shot for the news.
Monica Laliberte
WRAL-TV’s Monica Laliberte greets fair-goers in the CBC tent.
CBC Tent
Several CBC divisions have a presence in the company’s tent at the State Fair.
99.9 The Fan
99.9 The Fan’s Hannon Norton (left) & Brandon Alexander hand out cups to promote CBC’s all-sports radio station.

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WRAL-TV News Truck
WRAL-TV’s news truck parks near the tent, ready to send live shots back to the station.
Brian Shrader
WRAL-TV’s Brian Shrader gets set for a live shot on the noon news and for video on
Monica Laliberte
WRAL-TV’s Monica Laliberte signs an autograph for a WRAL fan.
DTV Transition
CBC reminds viewer of the nationwide transfer to digital television in February 2009.


POSTED: October 21, 2008

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