CBC began as a radio station, WRAL-AM, in 1938, and became WRAL-FM on September 6, 1946, the area’s first FM station. As the oldest continuously operated FM station in this part of the country, that station still broadcasts today, as a contemporary mix of music. MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM holds the #1 fundraiser for Duke’s Children’s Hospital each year with a multi-day radiothon. WRAL-FM also became the first radio station on the east coast to broadcast a high-definition (HD) signal. CBC also has a powerhouse of sports talk radio stations led by WCMC-FM 99.9 The Fan, also in the Raleigh-Durham market. In the spring of 2012 CBC launched four sports talk HD radio stations connected with its sports on the AM & FM dials.

999_espn_logoCBC Sports Radio (WCMC-FM)

Raleigh-Holly Springs, NC

99.9 The Fan is an all-sports-all-the-time radio station serving the Triangle. The station converted from a country format to an all-sports-talk station in October 2007.  Listen to The Fan on 99.9FM and streaming on & our WRALsportsfan App. 99.9 The Fan in Raleigh-Durham is home for Golic& Wingo, Dan LeBatard, The David Glenn Show, Adam & Joe, the Carolina Hurricanes, the Carolina Panthers, NFL, CFB, NBA, CBB, MLB & ESPN Radio.

The BuzzBuzz Sports Radio

Raleigh-Holly Springs, NC

Listen to Buzz Sports Radio in Raleigh on 99.3FM, in Durham on 96.5FM, 99.9HD3, streaming on & our WRALsportsfan App. The Buzz is home for The Sports Shop w/Reese & Kmac, The Dan Patrick Show, The Herd w/Colin Cowherd, The Will Cain Show, Durham Bulls, Duke Athletics & CBS Sports Radio.

The TicketThe Ticket

Raleigh-Holly Springs, NC

Listen to The Ticket on 620AM & 99.9HD3. The Ticket is home for Taz and The Moose, The Jim Rome Show, The Stephen A. Smith Show, Pro Football Talk with Mike Florio, Duke Athletics, North Carolina FC, App State Football, NASCAR & ESPN Radio.

SunriseBroadcasting_logoSunrise Broadcasting

Wilmington, NC

On November 18, 2008, CBC expanded its reach in Wilmington by adding a radio presence. The FCC approved CBC’s purchase of six radio stations – five FM and one on the AM dial, all of which became known as Sunrise Broadcasting.

MIX 101.5 WRAL-FMMIX 101.5

Raleigh, NC

WRAL-FM (MIX 101.5) is an adult contemporary radio station that has served the Raleigh, NC community since 1946. Over 500,000 listeners per week tune in for The Triangle’s Best Variety. WRAL-FM can be found at 101.5 on the FM dial and on-line at

That Station95.7 FM That Station

Raleigh, NC

That Station is an app based radio station based out of Raleigh and heard around the world at The station can also be heard on 95.7FM in portions of the Raleigh-Durham market. That Station was launched on May 1, 2018 and is currently being “built by its listeners”. The building process includes soliciting station name suggestions from listeners. In mid-June, the station will award the person who submits the winning name $1,000 to the local charity of their choice. That Station plays a wide variety of musical genres including Rock, Folk, Blues, Americana and local music.