WRAL Joins Local Arts Organizations For Big Night In For The Arts

Big Night In For The Arts

Featuring ARIANA DEBOSE, MANDOLIN ORANGE, BRANFORD MARSALIS, MIKE WILEY Regional fundraising initiative to be broadcast LIVE on WRAL-TV Thursday, March 11 at 7 p.m. After nearly a year of closures and cancellations, the arts have suffered disproportionately from the destructive impact of the pandemic. WRAL-TV is partnering with arts councils from Chatham, Durham, Orange, and […]

WRAL-TV’s 32nd Annual Coats For Children Brings Big Results Despite Pandemic

WRAL-TV's 2020 Coats for the Children

“…we were confident in our plan and that the people in our community would help the cause, no matter how it looked on TV. Little did we know just how much they would step up.” – WRAL-TV Local Production Manager Don Ursich The totals are still being tallied, but the results are clear.  WRAL-TV’s 32nd […]

CBC Radio’s Maloney Inducted Into Specs Howard Hall of Fame

Brian Maloney

CBC Radio Vice President Brian Maloney is now a Hall of Famer; he was honored by his alma mater on November 14, 2020.  Maloney received induction into the Specs Howard School of Media Arts Hall of Fame as a part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the educational institution. Specs Howard had planned a gala […]

WRAL-TV One of Two Newsrooms Chosen to Participate in Pilot Program on Data Journalism

WRAL-TV has been selected by Local Media Association (LMA) to participate in a pilot project on data journalism.  LMA, in partnership with Facebook Journalism and Crosstown, is offering the opportunity to “empower smaller and mid-sized newsrooms to access and transform data into high-impact local journalism.” WRAL-TV is one of two local news organizations selected for […]

WRAL Voters’ Choice Awards Go Virtual for Winner Announcements with Live Watch Party

WRAL Voters' Choice Awards

“The Voters Choice awards exceeded my wildest expectations. Despite not being able to celebrate in -person, the WRAL team truly made this event just as special.” – WRAL-TV Anchor & WRAL.com Voter’s Choice Awards Co-Host Mikaya Thurmond The 6th Annual WRAL Voters’ Choice Awards announced the 2020 winners on Thursday, January 14, 2021. WRAL-TV Weekend […]

Annual MLK Interfaith Prayer Breakfast Goes Virtual, Relays Message of Love

Bishop Michael Curry

“Today in 2021 I believe that love is the vision that we as Americans need to hold on to now more than ever during these troubling times.” — Lauren Cornelius, Freshman at Knightdale High School The 41st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Triangle Interfaith Prayer Breakfast went on despite COVID on Monday, January 18, 2021.  […]

NC Tripping Features Rocky Mount Mills

NC Tripping

Rocky Mount Mills has become a popular destination in the eastern part of the state, and recently earned a feature on the NC Tripping blog site.  Travel bloggers Carl Hedinger and Christina Riley visited RMM, including a stay in River & Twine, the tiny-home hotel. “Whether you are looking to move in or spend a […]

Overcoming Chaos with the Radical Action of Love, Focus of MLK Day Event on WRAL

Triangle MLK Interfaith Prayer Breakfast 2021

The 41st Annual Triangle MLK, Jr. Holiday Celebration on Monday, January 18, 2021 Watch on WRAL-TV at 8am, or Entire Program on WRAL.com Beginning 7am For the first time in 41 years, Triangle residents will not be able to gather for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith Prayer Breakfast, but the event will go […]

WRAL-TV’s Brain Game Production – the Virtual Experience

Brain Game

The smartest half-hour of television continues to carry on despite COVID.  On Saturday, January 9, 2021, WRAL-TV’s Local Production team recorded three episodes of Brain Game in a virtual format using Zoom. “This is an amazing example of perseverance and innovation that I’m very glad to say runs deep at CBC,” said WRAL-TV Local Production […]