WRAL Explorer Post 5 Wraps Successful Year

2016-17 WRAL-TV Explorer Post 5

“I’m very proud to know and work with this group of young people, and can’t wait to see the great things they’ll end up achieving in the future.” – WRAL-TV Steve Elizondo The 2016-2017 WRAL Explorer Post 5 Team recently wrapped up their year of learning at the Big 5.  WRAL-TV Digital Media Administrator Steve […]

550 Creative Team Earns Nine PromaxBDA Noms

PromaxBDA 2017

PromaxBDA released their list of 2017 award finalists late last week, and the WRAL-TV and FOX 50 Creative teams, now familiarly known as 550 Creative, earned nine nominations.  The annual PromaxBDA Awards celebrate and honor “the best in local media, marketing and design, driving excellence, creativity and innovation from the local market.” And the CBC […]

Tar River United Way Launches Sunday Supper at Rocky Mount Mills

United Way Sunday Supper at Rocky Mount Mills

The United Way Tar River Region held their inaugural Sunday Supper at Rocky Mount Mills on Sunday, May 21, 2017. The local nonprofit organization event was hosted by WRAL-TV’s longtime Chief Meteorologist Greg Fishel. The idea of Sunday Supper at the Mills came from a similar event hosted in Raleigh that supported Hurricane Matthew relief […]

Bark in the Park, Two Fireworks Shows Highlight Bulls’ Homestand

Durham Bulls fireworks

Two Fireworks Shows, $1 Concessions, ZOOperstars! Appearance Also Scheduled The Durham Bulls return to the DBAP on Tuesday, May 30 for a seven-game, six-day homestand against the Rochester Red Wings and Pawtucket Red Sox. A Bark in the Park Night, $1 Concessions, two fireworks shows, a ZOOperstars! appearance and Merge Records Night highlight the promotional […]

WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest Starts Friday

WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest

Memorial Day weekend is here, which means it’s just about time for the WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest! It’s Friday through Monday at Fleming Loop Park in Fuquay-Varina and includes all kinds of opportunities to see hot air balloons in action – from tethered balloon rides to glowing hot air balloons at night to even competition […]

Durham Bulls Get Positive Press for Classic Uniforms

HERO Sports article

As the Durham Bulls unveiled their DURM night uniforms, the ball club is getting praise for another specialty outfits for the 2017 season.  Recently HERO Sports gave the Bulls kudos for their Bull City Blues uniforms. “With bizarre promotions, is-that-even-legal gimmicks, and crazy uniforms, the more than 200 minor league baseball teams and dozens of other […]

One Day in North Carolina

Jay Jennings

Our WRAL news photographers are the best-of-the-best and have the awards to back-up that claim. Most of their news assignments do not typically lend themselves to visually artistic story-telling, but if photographers could have their druthers, they would strut their photographic stuff by picking their own subjects and have a little extra time to complete […]

Durham Bulls, RUNAWAY Clothing Unveil DURM Night Uniforms

2017 DURM Night Uniforms

Team, Clothing Company Team Up for Second Uniform Collaboration The Durham Bulls and RUNAWAY today unveil the uniform for the team’s second-ever DURM Night, to be held on Thursday, June 8 at 7:05 p.m. The collaboration between the organization and the clothing company marks the second straight season a RUNAWAY designed uniform will be worn […]

Moogfest Posters Now on Display at American Tobacco

Moogfest poster

In honor of last weekend’s Moogfest, American Tobacco Campus presents its collection of Moogfest art posters from 2010-2016. The posters were created for SYTH: A Group Art Show Inspired by Bob Moog. The posters went on display in the Reed Lobby Art Gallery on Thursday, May 18, 2017, the first day of Moogfest.  They will remain hanging […]