NCAB Honors WRAL-TV for Coverage of 2020 Riots

NCAB 2021 Breaking News Coverage Award - WRAL-TV

“This type of coverage is what we take pride in here at WRAL…serving our community with the resources, dedication, and passion a story like this deserves.” –WRAL-TV Anchor Debra Morgan The North Carolina Broadcasters Association recognized WRAL-TV with one of the organization’s top honors at the NCAB Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation on Tuesday, October 26, 2021.  […]

MIX 101.5 Wins 2021 NCAB Large Market Radio Station of the Year

NCAB 2021 Radio Large Market Station of the Year: WRAL-FM

“The award is really a testament to the MIX staff and their commitment, dedication, and passion for touching the community each day; especially in a year where a global pandemic changed the course of history for everyone.” -WRAL-FM Brand/Content Manager Sammy Simpson WRAL-FM MIX 101.5 has been awarded the 2021 Radio Large Market Station of […]

October Durham Night Market at American Tobacco This Thursday

Durham Night Market at American Tobacco

***The Durham Night Market for Thursday, October 28, 2021, has been canceled due to weather. We hope to see you at the next Durham Night Market (Holiday Edition) on Thursday, December 9, 2021, from 5-9pm!*** Join American Tobacco under the Water Tower this Thursday, October 28, 2021, for the first Durham Night Market from 5:00-9:00pm. […]

Bull City Race Fest Returns In-Person at American Tobacco

Bull City Race Fest 2021

After a virtual event in 2020 due to COVID-19, Bull City Race Fest returned in-person to American Tobacco and Downtown Durham on October 17, 2021. “It was a perfect morning for a race with temperatures in the high 50’s at race time,” said ATC Events & Property Experience Director Valerie Ward.  “An estimated 1,000 runners […]

99.9 The Fan’s Ovies Shares Story Behind “Roy: That Dadgum Legend” Podcast

Joe Ovies

99.9 The Fan Sports Talk Host Joe Ovies talked to Capcom about a recent endeavor he and his OG co-host Joe Giglio launched this week, a 6-part podcast about retired basketball coaching legend Roy Williams:  Following the success of “Never Failed: The Russell Wilson Story”, Giglio and I had a meeting with management about what […]

Bulls Annouce Return of Wool E. Bull’s Baste Race Presented by PNC Bank

Durham Bulls Thanksgiving Baste Race

Registration open through Nov. 8, for One-Mile Fun Run and 5K, with portion of proceeds to benefit the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina The Durham Bulls have announced plans for the second annual Wool E. Bull’s Baste Race presented by PNC Bank, a virtual race featuring a One-Mile Fun Run and 5K […]

Finalists announced, voting open for the WRAL Voters’ Choice Awards!

2021 WRAL Voters' Choice Awards

Finalists have been announced in the WRAL Voters’ Choice Awards presented by M&F Bank in over 130 categories. See who made the list and vote now for the Triangle’s best businesses through Nov. 21. Winners will be announced by WRAL’s Mikaya Thurmond and Kat Campbell in January. VOTE for the 2021 WRAL Voters’ Choice Awards […]

WRAL-FM Moves To Top of 2,000-Foot Tower, Exceeds Population Reach

WRAL-FM antenna install

WRAL-FM became the largest population reaching radio station in North Carolina in February of this year.  With the installation of the station’s new antenna, their population reach now exceeds 2.8 million! WRAL-FM Chief Engineer Will Patnaud, who oversaw the project, shared the process behind the project: Back in 2009, when TV transitioned to digital-only, the […]