The Making of a Miracle

Capitol Sports Vice President George Habel provides an update and the backstory behind the Durham Bulls Miracle League Park which is nearing completion in downtown Durham.  Here’s the latest from his Note to Self blog: I’ve done a good many construction updates on Twitter about the Durham Miracle League field, but I want to detail this odyssey that began […]

Two Days, 25 Bands, One Baseball Stadium = That Music Fest Success!

That Music Fest – Day 2

Fans flocked to the Durham Bulls Athletic Park for two solid days of North Carolina bands at the inaugural That Music Fest on Friday and Saturday, June 24-25, 2022.  With 25 bands on 3 stages, both the weather and the music were hot and perfect! “A big congratulations to That Station and our entire programming, […]

CBC & Leadership Triangle Offer Paid Fall Internships for HBCU Talent

Leadership Triangle and Capitol Broadcasting Company are excited to announce a partnership to engage and support emerging talent from our local HBCUs. Starting this fall, CBC is offering paid internship opportunities across their businesses, with leadership development workshops and 1:1 coaching provided by Leadership Triangle to all participating interns. These internships run from August 7–December […]

Freedmen’s Villages and Juneteenth: A CBC DEIB Council-Created Resource

Capitol Broadcasting Company’s 2022 DEIB Council has been hard at work creating resources to educate our employees on the significance of Juneteenth, featuring the historic Oberlin Village. WRAL-TV Sports Plus Executive Producer Louis Fernandez and Council Co-Chair MCC Director Business Development Christian Adams assisted with creating a video interview with Grady Bussey, Director of the […]

Juneteenth in the Triangle: Your guide to historic tours, exhibits, events and festivals

By Heather Leah, WRAL multiplatform producer Juneteenth commemorates the abolition of slavery in the United States. The first Juneteenth was June 19, 1865, when in the aftermath of the Civil War, federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to take control and ensure the freedom of all enslaved men, women and children. Considered the longest-running African […]

Applications Now Being Accepted for 2022 WRAL Azalea Celebration

The 36th Annual WRAL Azalea Celebration is now accepting applications from non-profits for the 2022 plant giveaway.  Sponsored by WRAL-TV, MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM, FOX 50, and NC Beautiful, the Azalea Celebration promotes environmental education, beautification and stewardship by awarding azalea plants to non-profits in North Carolina. All applications must be postmarked by August 25, […]

Fandom On Display: A Perk Of Working at CBC

Kate Rhudy & Anita Normanly

Working in the office definitely has some unexpected and unique perks at Capitol Broadcasting.  Corp TV Production Manager Anita Normanly happened to arrive for the day in time to meet one of her favorite local musicians, Kate Rhudy!  Rhudy was in the WRAL Gardens to perform live on the WRAL Morning News on FOX 50 […]

Azalea Gardens bench dedicated in memory of WRAL employee killed in crash

Family members, friends and coworkers of WRAL employee Erin Simanskis gathered Wednesday in the WRAL Azalea Gardens, where a bench was dedicated in her memory. Erin died in January after being hit by a van during a January snowstorm on her way home from work. Read the full story, watch video and learn more […]

COVID Time Capsule

Corp Vice President of Special Projects George Habel recently revisited his blog, Note to Self, to ponder what he might keep as a reminder of this time of COVID. Here’s what he had to say: Just when I think COVID is in the rear view mirror, I’m confronted by its annoying persistence – a surging variant […]

CBC Cares Ukraine Wraps Five-Day Focus, Resources Remain Available

Last week every Capitol Broadcasting division took part in a CBC Cares effort to highlight the agencies and organizations supporting Ukraine.  From parking lot flags and massive banners, to fountains and towers glowing blue and yellow, to a social media takeover—our message is clear—WE STAND WITH UKRAINE. For 5 days, beginning last Wednesday, on WRAL-TV […]