Help Team WRAL Support the Race for the Cure

The Komen Race for the Cure is right around the corner, and Team WRAL is gearing up to help raise funds and awareness to help fight breast cancer.  The 2014 event will take place on Saturday, June 14th at Meredith College in Raleigh. DONATE to Team WRAL WRAL-TV Meteorologist Mike Maze has a special reason […]

Not One, But TWO US Open Championships

U.S. Open

For the first time in golf history, the men’s and women’s US Open Tournaments will be played back-to-back in the same location.  That location?  Pinehurst, North Carolina.  Specifically, Pinehurst No. 2.  This is a huge “get” for the Moore County golf mecca and one that will pour millions into the economy and highlight the area […]

FOX 50 and WRAL-TV Receive Multiple PromaxBDA Nominations for Promos

FOX 50’s Creative Services team and the WRAL-TV promotions team picked up a total of 10 PromaxBDA Local Awards nominations last week.  The awards “celebrate and honor the best in marketing and design from the local market. With more than 40 awards and 150 nominations, the Local Awards recognize the best in a variety of […]

The Fan v. The Buzz Laser Tag

Chris Morris, Mike Maniscalco & Mark Thomas

Luke Skywalker and his light saber had nothing on the guys at 99.9 The Fan and 620 The Buzz when it came to an epic game of laser tag.  Personalities Mike Maniscalco and Mark Thomas of 620 The Buzz and Adam Gold and Joe Ovies of 99.9 The Fan solicited fans for their laser tag […]

Durham to Host 2015-18 ACC Baseball Championships

ACC Baseball Tournament

League Championship to be Held at Durham Bulls Athletic Park for Next Four Years The Atlantic Coast Conference and Durham Bulls have announced the ACC Baseball Championship will be held at Durham Bulls Athletic Park through 2018, as made known following the league’s annual spring meetings in Amelia Island, FL. The agreement covers four championships, […]

WRAL-TV Wins Three Gabriel Awards

The Catholic Academy of Communication Professionals has honored WRAL with three national Gabriel awards. According to the Catholic Academy, the Gabriel awards recognize the best in artistic, creative and inspirational media presentations that entertain and enrich with a true vision of humanity and a true vision of life. WRAL was honored in the categories of […]

Leadership Raleigh Visits WRAL-TV

Leadership Raleigh

On May 6, 2014, WRAL-TV hosted 50 Leadership Raleigh class participants as part of their annual Media Day.  Leadership Raleigh is a nine-month leadership development program offered by the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce.  The program provides participants with the opportunity to meet and discuss issues with community and business leaders. The Leadership Raleigh group […]

Microspace Helps Make History by Broadcasting Historic Dual Canonization

Microspace Helps Make History by Broadcasting the Unprecedented, Historic, Dual Canonization of Pope John XXIII, Pope John Paul II Live Event Delivered to Theaters Nationwide On April 27, 2014, in St. Peter’s Square, the canonization, by Pope Francis, of two of the most beloved Popes in modern history — John XXIII and John Paul II […]

Bulls Use ‘The Force’ to Raise $20K for Autism Society

Wool E. Bull and Darth Vader

The force was with the Durham Bulls on Sunday, May 4, 2014, on the ever-popular Star Wars Night at the ballpark.  One of the most anticipated promotions of the season, “May the Fourth be with you” featured Star Wars characters, R2-D2-themed jerseys and more.  Moe’s Southwest Grill presented the night. “Our promotions staff really took […]

WRAL Steps Up to Help Military Families with “Hiring America”

Hiring America

In the summer of 2011, Bill Deutch, an entrepreneur living in New York, had the idea of producing a local TV program to help transitioning military veterans find employment.   However, it wasn’t until a meeting at WRAL with Station Manager Jim Rothschild that it shifted from merely an idea to one that could actually happen. […]