American Tobacco Wins Award for 10th Anniversary Celebration

American Tobacco Best Team Effort Award

American Tobacco recently won Best Team Effort with a Budget of over $200,000 at the Annual Trinity Awards sponsored by the Greater Triangle International Special Events Society (ISES).  The “All that Glitters” event was held at the Grand Marquise Ballroom in Garner on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. The award celebrated the team of American Tobacco, […]

CBC’s Inaugural Sports Radio Open Raises $6,000 for Food Bank

Check presentation

One hundred-twenty golfers came together to hit the links for the inaugural Sports Radio Open hosted by 620 The Buzz and 99.9 The Fan on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at the River Ridge Golf Club in Raleigh.  The event benefitted the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC, and ended up raising $6,000 for the […]

CBC Stations Bring Home Seven National Awards for Promotions


Promax BDA announced the winners of their Local Awards during their annual Station Summit in Las Vegas on Thursday, June 25, 2015, and Capitol Broadcasting stations brought home numerous awards.  FOX 50 nabbed four Promax Bronze awards, while WRAL-TV won one Silver and two Bronze.  These prestigious national awards honor the best in television marketing […]

Looking Back: The 2015 ACC Baseball Tourney at the DBAP

2015 ACC Baseball Tournament

The final game of the 2015 College World Series, which ended with the University of Virginia taking the title over Vandy on Wednesday night, June 24, got Capitol Sports Vice President George Habel thinking about ACC baseball.  He reflected back on the recent ACC tourney hosted at the DBAP and shared his thoughts on his […]

A Closer Look at CBC’s Video Art Collection: Smitten, 2011

'Smitten' by Bill Leslie

The halls of Capitol Broadcasting’s Western Blvd headquarters became a veritable art gallery during a remodel several years ago and part of that collection included several locations for video art throughout the buildings.  CBC featured the work of several North Carolina artists and now has gone a step further to feature the video art of […]

The Summer Melt is On at WRAL-TV

WRAL Ice Sculpture

The early summer heatwave has folks in the Triangle feeling like we’re melting, and WRAL-TV decided to throw an icy spin on the sweltering temperatures.  WRAL commissioned local artist Todd Dawson to create an 1,800 pound ice sculpture placed out front of the station by the fountain beginning at 6am on Thursday, June 25, 2015. […]

The Building with 5 or More Lives


“This place is a maze!” That is the first impression expressed by many when they walk through the broadcast building. Two buildings have been added, with seamless access between them. If you know where to look, you can see remnants of the past. The first building contains studio A and B and was completed in […]

Two CBC Personalities Help Give Back Through WakeMed Scrub Run

Jim Kelly & Sloane Heffernan

Frequently CBC’s contributions to the community hit home for our staffers who participate. The recent WakeMed Scrub Run became a way for two staffers to give back to a facility that has helped them.  Capitol Broadcasting’s, WRAL TV, FOX 50, CBC Sports Radio, and WRAL-FM MIX 101.5 again served as the media sponsors for the […]

Bulls Game To Air on National Television

Durham Bulls

The DBAP will host Minor League Baseball’s National Game of the Week live on CBS Sports Network this Thursday, June 25, 2015.  The Bulls take on the Toledo Mud Hens at 7:05pm.  Coverage begins at 7pm. CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 […]

Picture This: The Durham Bulls

Durham Magazine

The Bulls are more than halfway through June and continuing to make headlines: CS Vice President George Habel shared the recent Durham Magazine spread on the Durham Bulls Athletic Park in his ‘Note to Self’ blog.  Check it out: Through the lens Celebrate the DBAP’s 20th anniversary with some outstanding photography in the June/July edition […]