NAB To Honor WRAL-TV’s Pete Sockett with Television Engineering Achievement Award

Pete Sockett

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has selected WRAL-TV Director of Engineering & Operations Pete Sockett as the recipient of the organization’s 2022 Television Engineering Achievement Award. Sockett’s extraordinary accomplishments in the broadcast industry include a long list of technological firsts—from the launch of HD television in the 1990’s to WRAL-TV being the first commercial […]

Blue Blood Rivalry Run Returns to American Tobacco, March 5

Blue Blood Rivalry Run

The Blue Blood Rivalry Run returns to the American Tobacco Campus on March 5, 2022. Take to the streets in your running or walking shoes and show your support for not only your favorite Tobacco Road team but also the Durham County Special Olympics! More information and registration is available on the Blue Blood Rivalry […]

Spectacular Magazine Highlights Sports Shop, Only All-Black National Urban Sports Talk Team

The Sports Shop

A CBC Sports Radio talk team recently sat down with a popular local publication to talk about their background and unique experiences. Spectacular Magazine’s Thomas Tripp recently interviewed the hosts of The Sports Shop, Erroll Reese, Pam Thompson-Smith and Kevin McClendon. “This trio is making history as the only all-Black national urban sports talk show […]

Durham Bulls Spring Fan Fest to be Held March 5

Free event to kick off 2022 season with batting practice session & chance to play catch on outfield The Durham Bulls will host their 2022 Fan Fest on Saturday, March 5 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The free event provides fans a chance to take batting practice and play […]

MIX 101.5 Recognized As One of Top-Rated AC Stations by Inside Radio

Inside Radio By the Numbers

Inside Radio has recognized WRAL-FM MIX 101.5 as one of the Top-Rated Adult Contemporary Stations in the publication’s “By the Numbers” series.  The rankings for AC were released on February 10, 2022. “Each of our talent and support staff bring such passion and artistry to create community around what lifts their heart and piques curiosity […]

Introducing That Music Fest at Durham Bulls Athletic Park

That Music Fest logo

A Celebration of North Carolina Music Capitol Broadcasting Company has announced the launch of a new outdoor music festival featuring two-days of live music showcasing 12 headlining bands and over 20 artists. The inaugural That Music Fest will take place on June 24 and June 25, at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, NC. That […]

Ovies and Giglio Afternoon Sports Talk Voted to BSM’s Top 20

The OG with Joe Ovies & Joe Giglio

Barrett Sports Media has named The OG with Joe Ovies and Joe Giglio to its list of Top 20 Mid-Market Sports Radio Afternoon Shows of 2021.  The CBC Sports Radio talkers discuss the latest and greatest on weekday afternoons on 99.9 The Fan. A panel of 46 industry executives from across the country voted on […]

WRAL Voters’ Choice Awards Shine Despite Quick Transition to Virtual

Bill Leslie & Sloane Heffernan

With a change of venue and a big change of plans, the 7th Annual WRAL Voters’ Choice Awards winners were announced and celebrated on Thursday, January 13, 2022.  Due to the spike in COVID cases, the ceremony took place via live stream, with only a few days’ notice to transition from the planned in-person event. […]

Food & Wine Declares ATC Restaurant “The Soul of a Neighborhood”

Food & Wine Magazine article

Food & Wine Dives Deep into the Magic Ingredients at Boricua Soul This month, Food & Wine magazine dedicated an extensive profile to American Tobacco favorite Boricua Soul! In addition to profiling the restaurant’s founders, the magazine offers lots of great lessons for aspiring restauranteurs as well as some delicious recipes! Dive in here and come […]

600+ Consecutive Days and Counting, WRAL-FM’s Jami Caskey Delivering Good News

Cornerstone Good News

WRAL-FM Copywriter & Air Personality Jami Caskey of WRAL-FM’s Cornerstone has been using her radio powers for good during the pandemic.  With the help of a WRAL-FM salesperson and various sponsors, Caskey is spreading Good News. While the pandemic had the country locked down, Caskey and WRAL-FM Account Executive Steve Motter tag-teamed on an idea […]