Baseball America: Wool E. Bull Voted Best Mascot in Minors

Wool E. Bull

Just two days before the opening game of the Durham Bulls 2016, their beloved mascot Wool E. Bull is earning honors from Baseball America.  The publication held its first-ever “Best of the Minors” survey this year and released the results on Tuesday, April 5.  The honors for Best Mascot went to a character near and […]

Bull Durham Beer Doubles Offerings for 2016 Season

Bull Durham Brewing Company

The Durham Bulls open their 2016 season on Thursday, April 7, which means Bull Durham Beer Company will be back in full force.  To kick-off the brewers’ second season, they are doubling their beer offerings.  Bull Durham Beer Company is adding a White IPA style and Amber style beers to the returning Kolsch style and […]

Durham Bulls Open Season with Promotion-Packed Homestand

Durham Bulls 2016 Opening Homestand

Opening Day, Fireworks, Meet the Team Event Highlight Season’s First Seven Games The Durham Bulls kick off the 2016 season on Thursday, April 7, when they open a seven-game homestand against the Charlotte Knights and Gwinnett Braves. Opening Day, two fireworks shows and a Meet the Team event highlight the Opening Week festivities. The campaign […]

Net Gain

Durham Bulls

The Durham Bulls’ expanded netting has been installed just in time for Opening Day, April 7th. The old backstop, behind home plate, was about 2400 square feet. The new net, extending to the end of each dugout, is almost 8500 square feet. “I submit that fan protection is improved by 250%,” said Capitol Sports Vice President […]

Durham Bulls, Runaway Clothing Team Up for Uniform Design

DURM Night Uniform

Team Collaborates with Clothing Company to Design Uniforms for ‘DURM Night’ The Durham Bulls and RUNAWAY have collaborated on a uniform design for the team’s first-ever DURM Night, to be held on Thursday, June 9, at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The uniform, designed by Durham-based RUNAWAY, is the first Bulls uniform created by a company […]

Tack

Tack

Ned Attayek is a Johnston County boy who became known as “Tack” on WRAL-FM, called “101” back in the ‘70s. Today, he still works at WRAL-FM but has gone high tech as the WRAL-FM Web/Computer Network Supervisor. The name Tack was bestowed upon him by his college buddies who could not properly pronounce Attayek, so […]

Durham Bulls Announce Extension of Telecommunications Partnership with Frontier Communications

Frontier Communications & the Durham Bulls

Frontier to remain exclusive provider of Wi-Fi and internet access at Durham Bulls Athletic Park The Durham Bulls recently announced that they have signed an agreement with Frontier Communications, (NASDAQ: FTR), a leading provider of broadband Internet, video and phone services, that will extend Frontier’s role as the Bulls’ exclusive telecommunications provider for an additional […]

A Bright Future for Broadcasting: CBC-UNC Diversity Fellowship 2016

2016 CBC-UNC Diversity Fellowship

Another CBC-UNC Diversity Fellowship is in the books! A dozen students from across the country took part in the five-day journalism intensive program to prepare them for future broadcast media careers. The students represented the University of Southern California, Suffolk University, Samford University, Loyola University, the University of Maryland, Boston University, Northwestern University, North Carolina […]

“I hope this station goes on forever and ever.”

AJ Fletcher and NBC star Dorothy Collins

There are days when we hit the CBC History jack-pot. One of the days was in January 2016 when John Harris and I were digging through one of the boxes filled with old corporate papers in his office. Lo and behold we discovered what looked like a larger and heavier-than-usual record album. The label referenced […]