WRAL-TV’s Coats for the Children Campaign Keeping Children Warm for 26 Years!

Coats for the Children

The 26th annual Coats for the Children Campaign to provide warm winter clothing and new toys to local children is underway! WRAL-TV is once again collecting warm winter clothing, money and new toys for Salvation Army families in need. This annual community service campaign is one of WRAL-TV’s signature events. Now through Dec. 31, WRAL-TV […]

The Headless Horseman Horses Around at CBC

Scott Reid

The Headless Horseman stopped by CBC last week for some fun at the WRAL News Desk and behind the scenes with employees.  He spent Wednesday, November 19, 2014, “chatting” with WRAL Anchors Lynda Loveland and Michelle Marsh and crashing a meeting or two.  On Thursday, November 20, he helped with the annual turkey distribution for […]

Large Crowd Lines Streets for WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade

WRAL-TV float

The holiday season has officially arrived in Raleigh with the 70th anniversary of the annual WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade on Saturday, November 22nd.  WRAL staffers worked hard to bring a live broadcast of the parade to the homes of thousands of Triangle viewers, while thousands more lined the streets of downtown Raleigh to see the fun […]

WRAL-TV and FOX 50 Among MidSouth Emmy Nominees

National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

WRAL-TV and FOX 50 have both received multiple nods from the Nashville/Midsouth Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Scienes (NATAS) with 38 nominations for the Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards. WRAL-TV received 28 nominations for news, promotion and more, including the prestigious news excellence.  While FOX 50 does not have a news department, […]

Get Ready! Raleigh Christmas Parade This Saturday

It’s time! The WRAL-TV Raleigh Christmas Parade will wind through the streets of Raleigh this Saturday, November 22nd. The parade begins at 9:40 a.m., Saturday, starting at the corner of Hillsborough and St. Mary’s streets and eventually making its way down Fayetteville Street. There are 115 entries, including marching bands, floats, balloons, animals, vehicles and […]

I Love A Parade

Raymond Farrar

“I love a parade, the tramping of feet, I love every beat I hear of a drum. I love a parade, when I hear a band I just want to stand and cheer as they come.” -Victor Arden and Phil Ohman- WRAL loves parades. We excel at covering parades. In fact, a friend posted the […]

American Tobacco Decks the Halls for 10th Anniversary Finale

Dean Culver

Ice Rink, Tower Lighting, Trosa Tree Lot, Triangle Christmas Tree Challenge Return Community, Dignitaries, Nonprofits Come Together for the Triangle’s Biggest Holiday Celebration, 12/5, 6 p.m. ‘Art from the Heart’ Photography Winners Revealed The American Tobacco Campus is set to ring in its 10th holiday season in 2014. After a decade of celebrations, the campus […]

WRAL Named Outstanding News Operation in NC for Seventh Time in Nine Years


Wins Six First Place RTDNAC/AP Awards Raleigh-Durham’s most watched television station received the top honor of Outstanding News Operation at the North Carolina Associated Press awards for the seventh time in nine years. WRAL-TV took home a total of 14 honors from the RTDNAC/AP awards ceremony honoring the best in broadcast journalism in North Carolina […]

NC Health Care Providers and CBC Ask Consumers to “Get Smart About Antibiotics”

Get Smart About Antibiotics

What do sinusitis, most sore throats, bronchitis, runny noses and the regular cold have in common? They are upper respiratory tract infections usually caused by viruses, which can′t be cured with antibiotics. Yet, each year, health care providers in the U.S. prescribe tens of millions of antibiotics for viral infections.  The North Carolina Quality Center, […]

Durham Bulls Athletic Park Renovation Earns Top Honor

DBAP “Best Ballpark Renovation” by Ballpark Digest

DBAP’s Makeover Named “Best Ballpark Renovation” by Ballpark Digest Ballpark Digest, a leading online guide to ballparks and baseball, has recognized the upgrade to Durham Bulls Athletic Park as “Best Ballpark Renovation Over $2 Million” in its 2014 annual awards. The honor for the DBAP’s renovation comes a week after the franchise was named winner […]