CBC New Media Group Selected for National Branded Content Pilot Project

CBC New Media Group has been chosen to join a pilot project funded by a $1 million Facebook grant being managed by two key industry associations — The Local Media Consortium and the Local Media Association. The organizations will “provide dedicated resources, host advertiser focus groups and grant money” to the seven winners to enable […]

AUD’s Leslie & WRAL-TV’s Sockett Talk TV and Technology on Tech On Tap

WRAL Tech on Tap

Corp General Manager of Audience Development Shelly Leslie and WRAL-TV Director of Engineering & Operations Pete Sockett recently sat down with WRAL TechWire to discuss the future of TV, streaming, and how media companies like Capitol Broadcasting are serving changing audiences. NMG Digital Project Manager Michael Baylor hosts Tech On Tap and conducted the interview […]

WRAL.com’s Hanrahan, ATC’s Olender Become Leadership Triangle Graduates

Kathy Hanrahan

“Not only has this program given me life-long friends, but it really helped me think more critically about sustainable agriculture, regionalism, affordable housing and education.” -WRAL.com’s Kathy Hanrahan Two CBC’ers have joined the ranks of Goodmon Fellows through the Leadership Triangle Regional Program.  WRAL.com Out & About Editor Kathy Hanrahan and ATC Assistant Property Manager […]

CBC Hosts Area Students for Annual Job Shadow Day

CBC Job Shadow Day

On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, almost 50 students from 18 area middle and high schools came to the WRAL-TV Studios for the annual CBC Job Shadow Day.  Ironically, the students got to hear about more news than expected.  WRAL-TV stayed on-air live during all the programming between the morning and noon news due to the […]

TechWire Awards Go To Six Individual, Six Corporate Triangle Tech, Life Science Leaders

Venessa Harrison & Rick Smith

Startups, entrepreneurs, executives, investors and several of the Triangle’s top tech and life science companies share the spotlight, taking home 12 awards at the fifth WRAL TechWire Awards. Plus, the first five members of TechWire’s Hall of Fame are honored as are several Editor’s Choice Award recipients. A capacity crowd packed Google Fiber’s new Triangle […]

WRAL.com Premieres Its First Original Series

Bitty & Beau's

Over the weekend, WRAL.com debuted its first original series, ‘Bitty & Beau’s: Beyond the Coffee Shop’.  This inspiring 6-part series – available to watch online only – takes viewers inside the lives of some incredibly special employees who run the business and changes lives while doing so. WATCH:  Bitty & Beau’s Beyond the Coffee Shop […]

WRAL News Launches on Google Home

Station becomes first local news station on Google’s smart speaker WRAL News is now available on Google Home, making it the first local news station in the country to provide a service on the Google Assistant platform. The WRAL News service for Google Home offers users the top headlines read by WRAL’s anchors and reporters, […]

5th Annual WRAL TechWire Awards: Voting Open Until March 31

WRAL TechWire Awards 2017

WRAL TechWire is gearing up to honor some of the best and brightest tech businesses, both startups and enterprise, in North Carolina.  The 5th Annual WRAL TechWire Awards will be presented on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, but it’s not too late to weigh in for the winners.  Voting on the finalists will be open through […]

CBC Launches Multi-Year Campaign to Fight Human Trafficking

Awards and Top Ten lists are usually a good thing, but that isn’t the case when it comes to an issue plaguing North Carolina.  Capitol Broadcasting recently embarked upon a campaign to raise awareness about human trafficking and help its victims. Project NO REST launched in January 2017 and will continue through September 2018. A […]

WRAL News and Weather Now Available on Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo

WRAL just got a little more connected. Technology is constantly evolving and changing the way news is consumed, and WRAL is staying on the leading edge of this evolution with its integration into Amazon’s Echo platform. Amazon Echo is a hands-free, always-on speaker that responds to voice commands, and delivers information requested by the user […]