CBC Sports Radio Talkers Team Up with Former ACC’ers for 3-Point Contest

Adam Gold & Cherokee Parks

In conjunction with Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s current Big3Challenge campaign, which is a 3-point contest and twitter voting contest between Duke, UNC and NCSU, the CBC sports radio guys had their own little competition. On Wednesday, February 11, 2015, the CBC sports radio guys held their own 3-point competition at Duke’s Cameron Indoor Stadium. […]

VTRs, TCRs, Quads, etc.


“If someone comes to me and says, ‘I’ve got this device,’ I then ask: ‘One, does it give us a better look on the air? Two, is it more reliable? Three, is it cost-efficient?’ If it doesn’t serve one of those three things, I say. ‘There’s the door. I don’t need it.’  – Julius Barnathan, […]

WRAL To Air Tribute to Dean Smith

Dean Smith

Capitol Broadcasting will remember beloved UNC Basketball Coach Dean Smith tonight at 7pm.  Tune in to WRAL-TV on Monday, February 9, 2015, for a one-hour tribute to the man who inspired and mentored so many.  Watch ‘Dean Smith: A Coaching Legend’ live on television or online at WRALSportsFan.com. WATCH the one-hour special HERE A variety […]

American Underground Honored with TBJ Real Estate Award

American Underground

American Tobacco has another award to add to its collection.  American Underground won the honor for Economic Development for Existing Industry in the Triangle Business Journal’s 2015 Real Estate Awards. “Since its inception in a basement-level office at the American Tobacco Campus in Durham, the American Underground’s entrepreneurial co-working space concept will have grown from […]

Ticket Packages for 2015 ACC Baseball Championship on Sale Now

ACC Baseball Championship Tickets at DBAP

Logo for 10-Team Tournament at Durham Bulls Athletic Park Unveiled Full tournament passes and weekend packages for the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship, scheduled for May 19-24 at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, are now on sale. Full tournament passes are available for $150.  The pass includes tickets to all 15 tournament games, including the […]

In the News: American Tobacco Celebrated for Revitalization, Start-Ups Support

American Tobacco in 'Our State'

American Tobacco continues to make headlines as a center of professional activity and growth in downtown Durham.  Recently the campus made the February 2015 edition of Our State magazine and a received mention in the national Business Insider website which also drew attention from Triangle Business Journal. The TBJ article, “Durham’s American Tobacco Campus gets […]

Give Us 18 Minutes, We’ll Give You the World

WRAL on the Satellite News Channel

“I was cable before cable was cool.” Ted Turner, May 1982. Turner, aka “Mouth of the South,” founder of Cable News Network – CNN, was tooting his horn at the National Cable Television Association convention in Las Vegas. However, a month later another 24 hour news operation would offer some competition; Satellite News Network – […]

WRAL-TV, FOX 50 Win Regional Emmys; Crabtree Inducted into Silver Circle

WRAL at the 2015 Regional Emmys

Capitol Broadcasting had a big night at the regional Emmys in Nashville.  WRAL-TV won 10 category awards,  sister station FOX 50 won two awards, and WRAL-TV Anchor David Crabtree was inducted into the Silver Circle.  The Silver Circle recognizes those who’ve made a significant contribution to broadcasting and have worked in TV at least 25 […]

MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM Promotes Sales Manager to GM

Katie Phillips

Capitol Broadcasting Company’s MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM has announced that Katie Phillips will take over the helm when Vice-President and General Manager Ardie Gregory retires in February. “I am happy for both Katie and the entire MIX staff.  She has proven herself to be smart, fair and dedicated to the success of the radio station and […]

Bulls to Celebrate Durham Bulls Athletic Park’s 20th Anniversary

Durham Bulls Athletic Park 20th Anniversary logo

Commemorative Logo, All-DBAP Team Voting Among Plans to Honor Iconic Ballpark The Durham Bulls recently announced the franchise’s plans to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Launching the season-long celebration is the debut of a commemorative logo and voting for the All-DBAP Team. The 20th Anniversary logo features the DBAP’s signature brick façade […]