Looking for Some NBC Swag?

WRAL NBC matchbook

When we think of “logo swag,” we usually think of t-shirts, caps, cups, pens, etc. Back-in-the-day, swag also included something that is rarely seen anymore; matchbooks! Take a look at this clever WRAL-TV/NBC matchbook! WRAL-AM radio was featured on the back. For those who preferred to flash the ABC swag, we provided the ABC version […]

RailHawks Sign Multiyear Local Broadcast Partnership With Capitol Broadcasting Company

Carolina Railhawks

RailHawks become the first professional soccer team in North Carolina to broadcast all regular season matches on television, radio, and online For the first time in their 10-year history, the Carolina RailHawks in partnership with Capitol Broadcasting Company will broadcast all 2016 RailHawks home and away games live via CBC’s platforms. A minimum of two games […]

American Tobacco’s Back Porch Music on the Lawn Lineup Released

Back Porch Music on Lawn

The schedule has been released for this year’s Back Porch Music on the Lawn concert series at American Tobacco Campus in Durham. This free concert series runs Thursdays May 12 through Sept. 8. Shows start at 6 p.m. American Tobacco’s restaurants will be open and preparing quick grab items for concert-goers to enjoy picnic style as they […]

Watch Out Chris Rock, SUNNY 103.7 Supports the Girl Scouts

SUNNY 103.7 did something really cool this month to help local Girl Scout troops and benefit our troops overseas. During the month of February, Sunny 103.7FM asked local Girl Scout Troops to submit their troop numbers online for the chance of winning a $500 Cookie Buyout. The cookies bought would be donated to the USO […]

Rocky Mount to Receive Brewery Boost

Rocky Mount Brew Mill

Capitol Broadcasting Company purchased the Rocky Mount Mill in 2007.  WRAL-TV Anchor/Reporter Bryan Mims put together a story about the goings on at the Mill for the news last week: Rocky Mount—a city in need of jobs—is about to get an economic boost. The city boasts an unemployment rate of 7.3 percent, the highest ranking in […]

Under Construction (Permanently!?!)

Durham Bulls Athletic Park

Capitol Sports Vice President George Habel gives an inside look on what’s going on at the DBAP in his latest ‘Note to Self’ blog entry: We can’t seem to put an end to our 2014 ballpark renovation. Two seasons later, we’re still bustin’ out walls and fixin’ up the venerable DBAP. This winter we’re installing […]

Television Alphabet Soup


Television, NASA and the military definitely have one thing in common; acronyms and odd terms. Today we are going to test your knowledge about the short cut language used in television. Some terms are still in use today. Are you ready? GO! What do the letters ENG stand for? What do the letters CONUS stand […]

WRAL Kicks Off Day One with NBC with Record-Breaking Ratings

Shelly Leslie

NBC joined the WRAL-TV family on Monday, February 29, 2016, a day of celebrations that began when CBC President & CEO Jim Goodmon flipped the switch in Master Control to broadcast The Today Show.  WRAL-TV Creative Director Shelly Leslie described the day best:  “How big was day one of #NBConWRAL?  It was epic.  Record breaking, […]

WRAL-TV Wins Seven Regional Emmys, Including News Excellence

WRAL-TV at Regional Emmys

WRAL-TV had a busy weekend for two reasons.  As staffers prepared the station for the change to NBC on Monday, several WRAL-TV employees traveled to Nashville to attend the 30th Regional Emmy Awards.  They picked up 7 statuettes for the station during the annual awards presentation on Saturday, February 27, 2016. WRAL-TV won the prestigious […]

WRAL-TV Welcomes NBC to the Family February 29th


The clouds parted and the sun shone down on Capitol Broadcasting as WRAL-TV made the change to NBC on Monday, February 29, 2016.  The day began with CBC President & CEO Jim Goodmon flipping the switch in Master Control, live on air with WRAL-TV Anchors Renee Chou and Bill Leslie at 7am.  The Today Show […]