A Super Week to Remember

Cam Newton & Peyton Manning

By WRAL-TV Sports Anchor Jeff Gravley I had a hard time sleeping last night, awakened by dream after dream. The continuous flow of dreams was all about the Super Bowl and my experiences last week. Let’s start with game day. If you enjoy offensive shootouts, Super Bowl 50 was not for you. I’m an offensive […]

NBC History Trivia Questions

Dave Garroway

The more we delve into the history of NBC, the more we discover how innovative the network has been in technology, programming, sports and news. It appears that NBC and WRAL have similar DNA.  See how much you know about our new network partner. “Meet the Press” premiered on November 6, 1947. It is the […]

I’ll Take Mr. Peacock in the Newsroom with the TV Camera

The WRAL peacock

When WRAL-TV made the announcement we would become an NBC-affiliate on February 29th, the WRAL Creative Team knew they had a job to do. The team immediately got to work on promotions to help inform viewers of the change and exactly what that change will mean.  In just under 7 days, the WRAL-TV Creative Team […]

WRAL Welcomes NBC Feb. 29

WRAL-TV peacock

If you starting seeing a peacock on WRAL-TV over Super Bowl weekend, don’t worry.  No need to adjust your television set.  As you know, WRAL-TV will become your NBC affiliate on Feb. 29 at 7am, and we’ve adopted a new mascot to help us spread the word about what the change actually means for our viewers. […]

WRAL-TV’s Smith: Panthers Fans Then & Now

Panthers Super Bowl fans

WRAL-TV Anchor/Reporter Ken Smith helped the Big 5 cover the excitement surround the Carolina Panthers’ trip to Super Bowl 50.  Smith traveled to Charlotte, sending stories from the Queen City back to the Triangle.  The afternoon before the big game, he penned a piece for capcom.  Here are Smith’s reflections about the fans and the […]

MIX, Magic and Disney: WRAL-FM Starts 2016 with Family Adventure

MIX 101.5 Magical Family Adventure

MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM started off the New Year in a magical way with a contest involving the biggest mouse in show business.  The MIX 101.5 Magical Family Adventure recently culminated with Kena from Garner winning the grand prize:  a trip for four to Walt Disney World in Florida including round trip airfare, resort hotel accommodations […]

NBC Knows Logos

NBC logo - chiimes

The word logo is defined as a graphic mark, emblem, or symbol commonly used by commercial enterprises, organizations and even individuals to aid and promote instant public recognition. Perhaps the operative words are “instant public recognition.” Through the years, the National Broadcasting Company has succeeded in creating iconic logos, especially one in particular. Read on. […]

99.9 The Fan’s Adam and Joe Cover Super Bowl 50

Super Bowl 50 Media Day

WRAL-TV is in full force covering the Carolina Panthers trip to Super Bowl 50, but CBC Sports Radio has a front row seat for the action as well.  99.9 The Fan’s Adam Gold and Joe Ovies are already in San Francisco broadcasting live from Radio Row at the Embarcadero.  They got started on Tuesday, February […]

A Page View for Every Snowflake!

WRAL.com winter weather

During the recent winter storm, WRAL.com pulled big online traffic numbers.  NMG Digital Audience Analyst Justina Kruser put together a piece for WRALWorks which she shared with capcom: Being a Wisconsin girl, snow and freezing weather is expected. I had more cold days off of school than actual snow days. Here in North Carolina, when it snows […]