WRAL-TV 2014 Coats Telethon Brings in More than $93,000 To Help Keep Kids Warm

Ken Smith, Leyla Sanitago & Debra Morgan

WRAL-TV viewers generously donated over $93,000 during the station’s annual Coats for the Children Telethon on Friday, December 12, 2014.  And donations continue to come in through WRAL.com and the text to give number (text ‘coats’ to 41444). WRAL-TV Director of Local Production Phyllis Parish talked with capcom about the great result.  She produced the Telethon […]

Gold & Ovies Ranked #24 on National Radio Ink Sports Talker List

Adam and Joe, afternoon show co-hosts on Sports Radio 99.9 The Fan’s Afternoon Drive have been recognized as the 24th best local radio sports show in America by Radio Ink magazine. Last year the pair ranked #30. Adam Gold and Joe Ovies host their sports radio show from 3-7 p.m. Monday through Friday on Capitol Broadcasting’s […]

Triangle Business Journal Honors Capitol Broadcasting as a Healthiest Employer

Angie Emerline

On Thursday, December 11, 2014, the Triangle Business Journal honored Capitol Broadcasting Company as one of the Top 35 Healthiest Employers in the Triangle.  CBC earned a spot on the list for a variety of benefits and a workplace atmosphere that support making and health and wellness and priority for our employees. CBC was the […]

CBC Launches Website to Archive Company History

Capitol Broadcasting Company is pleased to announce the launch of a new website dedicated to the rich history of our company.  We’re proud to publically launch The History of Capitol Broadcasting Company on Monday, December 15, 2014, the 58th anniversary of WRAL-TV’s sign-on, indeed an important day in our company history. This new digital archive […]

Tune In For WRAL-TV’s 26th Annual Coats for the Children Telethon Today

Coats for the Children

Right now, over 8,800 Wake County children need a warm coat and will not have a new toy this holiday season unless we help. In Durham, Orange and Person counties, 1,200 children are in need. In Johnston County, over 1,100 are longing to be warm this winter. And in Cumberland County, close to 3,000 children […]

David vs Goliath, The Battle for Channel 5

A. J. Fletcher

December 15, 1956 is the date WRAL-TV began broadcasting to viewers in eastern North Carolina. In order to understand why this station is so driven, one needs to have insight into its founder and the first leadership team. No one can tell the story better than Tom Campbell, host of the program “NC Spin”. He […]

Bulls Game Entertainment Honored by GameOps.com

GameOps.com Honors Durham Bulls

“Best Team Operations” Award Recognizes In-Stadium Entertainment, Presentation The Durham Bulls have been named winner of GameOps.com’s “Best Team Operations” award, honoring the professional sports franchise with the best game entertainment and presentation. The accolade joins a run of major awards this offseason for the Bulls, who were also named winners of the John H. […]

Lucky Strike Tower Now Aglow for the Holidays

2014 American Tobacco Tower Lighting

If you missed the 10th annual lighting of the Lucky Strike Tower at American Tobacco, don’t worry.  WRAL.com has video and a slideshow of the festive events.  WRAL-TV Anchor Gerald Owens counted down to the lighting, kicking off the holiday season in downtown Durham on Friday, December 5, 2014. WATCH:  10th Annual American Tobacco Lighting […]

Duke’s 2015 Commencement To Be Held at Durham Bulls Athletic Park

Durham Bulls Athletic Park

Ladies and gentlemen, now pinch-hitting for Wallace Wade Stadium, the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. With the usual site of Duke University’s commencement ceremonies unavailable because of an extensive renovation project, school officials have worked out an agreement with the minor league baseball team to use the Bulls’ home field (DBAP) to host the event on […]

CBC Sponsors Whirligigs in Wilson


Folk artist Vollis Simpson is known far and wide for his whirligigs, towering works of art made from junkyard scraps powered only by the wind.  He never considered himself an artist but continued making his creations until his death in 2013 at age 94.  Now the town of Wilson is using Simpson’s work as the […]