WRAL Tower to Set Raleigh Aglow for 58th Year

WRAL-TV Tower Lighting

WRAL will light the 300-foot transmission tower outside the WRAL-TV Studios, at 2619 Western Blvd. in Raleigh, on Dec. 1 in an annual holiday tradition that dates back more than half a century. The lighting transforms the station’s tower into a 300-foot Christmas tree wrapped in more than 2,800 multi-colored lights. Three 5-foot stars adorn […]

Listen and Vote in the 2016 MIX 101.5 Christmas Choir Competition

MIX 101.5 Christmas Choir Competition

The 2016 MIX 101.5 Christmas Choir Competition entries are in and the first semifinalists will debut on the radio today.  Over the next several weeks listeners will be able to vote among semifinalists and finalists to determine the winners in two different divisions.  Then the winning schools will perform at a special concert at Crabtree […]

Microspace Undertakes Satellite Dish Painting at CBC Auburn Site

Video Services satellite

Microspace recently began maintenance of their satellite uplink location in Auburn. This project included pressure washing & painting the satellite antennas and the buildings on the premises. Beginning in August and concluding in November, this project required a crew of 5 people, using ladders, scaffolding and all manner of safety equipment to pressure wash, then […]

Goodmon Honored with Award Named for Former WRAL Anchor

Jim Goodmon & Charlie Gaddy

A former WRAL-TV legend wanted an award in his name to honor a man who has helped him support an organization he holds dear.  Charlie Gaddy served as an esteemed anchor at the WRAL-TV newsdesk for several decades and during that time developed a relationship with United Cerebral Palsy NC.  In the 2000’s UCP merged […]

Sunny Skies Brighten 2016 WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade

2016 WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade

Mother Nature pulled out her sunniest skies for the 2016 WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade on Saturday, November 17, 2016.  For the 43rd consecutive year, WRAL-TV broadcast the parade live to viewers around the Triangle.  WRAL-TV Director of Local Programming Phyllis Parish Howard once again head up the station’s team alongside WRAL-TV Producer Randy Mews.  Numerous […]

MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM Flips the Switch to All Christmas Music

On Friday morning, November 18, 2016, Capitol Broadcasting Company’s MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM became the Triangle’s Christmas Music Station! Scrooge invaded the morning show to try to stop the launch of Christmas music. Triangle listeners did not let it happen! After calls poured in and won his heart, Scrooge joined the MIX 101.5 morning team to […]

WRAL-TV Honored with MidSouth Emmy Noms

National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

The Nashville/Midsouth Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced their annual Emmy nominees on Thursday, November 17, 2016, and WRAL-TV is proud to have made the list multiple times.  The station received a total of 17 nominations, including the overall nomination for News Excellence and a nod for Technical Achievement. The […]

WRAL-TV’s Coats for the Children Campaign Keeping Children Warm for 28 Years!

Coats for the Children

The 28th annual Coats for the Children Campaign to provide warm winter clothing and new toys to local children kicks off Nov. 19 WRAL-TV is once again collecting warm winter clothing, money and new toys for Salvation Army families in need. This annual community service campaign, presented by Jiffy Lube and Chiesi USA Pharmaceuticals, is […]

It’s Time for WRAL-TV Raleigh Christmas Parade, This Saturday

2015 WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade

Come to downtown Raleigh or tune in on WRAL-TV this Saturday to celebrate the holiday season! Don’t miss the pageantry and excitement of the WRAL-TV Raleigh Christmas Parade, presented by Shop Local Raleigh.  Live television coverage begins Saturday, November 19th at 10am from downtown Raleigh. Over 65,000 people will line the street for this spectacular […]