WRAL-TV Station Manager Explains Change to NBC


WRAL-TV will become an NBC affiliate on February 29, 2016.  WRAL-TV Station Manager Jim Rothschild explains what the move of NBC shows to WRAL-TV will mean behind the scenes and on television screens. Check out the video on WRAL.com:  Station Manager Explains Change to NBC

Appcelerator Blog Looks at CBC’s History with Mobile Apps

Appcelerator Blog

Capitol Broadcasting has a long history with mobile applications, making a foray into the technology before the advent of smartphones.  Appcelerator Blog recently took a look at the track of CBC’s mobile ventures.  Jon Bailey penned the article entitled ‘From Flip Phones to the Future: A Look at Capitol Broadcasting Company’s Mobile Success,’ published on […]

WRAL’s Tar Heel Traveler Celebrates 1500th Story with One-Hour Special

WRAL-TV will celebrate the 1500th story of the Tar Heel Traveler this Thursday, January 28, 2016, with a one-hour special beginning at 7pm.  The series debuted in 2007 and is created and reported by WRAL’s Tar Heel Traveler himself, Scott Mason. The special is a memorial, remembering people the Tar Heel Traveler has profiled who […]

Charlie Montoyo Elected to International League Hall of Fame

Charlie Montoyo - IL Hall of Fame

Bulls All-Time Winningest Manager Member of 2016 Class Former Durham Bulls manager Charlie Montoyo will be inducted into the International League Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2016, the league recently announced. The Tampa Bay Rays’ third base coach, who managed the Bulls from 2007 to 2014, was elected by a […]

Bill’s Law

Bill Law

We are wrapping up a six-part series on our most distinguished retiree Bill Law. He was the Bulls’ PA announcer for over 15 years and continues as our Community Ambassador at 87 years old. It’s been a winter project for sportswriter Mike Potter to extract a lifetime of memories from Bill for the stories published […]

NBC. Good to See You Again.

Fred Fletcher & Harry Bannister

It is somehow fitting that this year, 2016, we celebrate 60 years of broadcasting excellence with the network we invited to the dance, NBC. In 1956 WRAL-TV General Manager Fred Fletcher, son of CBC Founder A.J.Fletcher, signed the contract with Harry Bannister, Vice President of NBC. WRAL’s association with NBC brought a bevy of stars […]

WRAL Team Awarded One of Journalism’s Most Prestigious Honors Tuesday

DuPont Award

On Tuesday night, January 19, 2016, six WRAL-TV staffers had the evening of a lifetime accepting one of the most prestigious prizes in journalism.  The group won The Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Award for the WRAL documentary “The Journey Alone” about the surge in illegal immigration of unaccompanied minors from Mexico. The group included WRAL-TV Reporter […]

WRAL-TV and FM Make Maggy Awards List at Cary Magazine

Cary Magazine recently released the list of their 2016 Maggy Awards winners, and several CBC entities won honors.  Readers voted on the Best of Western Wake and the results were published in the January edition of the publication. And the CBC winners are: Best TV Station:  WRAL-TV Best TV Personality:  Greg Fishel Best TV Personality:  Honorable […]

Have Questions? More About WRAL-TV’s Change to NBC


Capitol Broadcasting made a big announcement on Friday, January 15, 2016. WRAL-TV will be returning to its original network, NBC, on February 29th. After 30 years as the CBS affiliate in the Raleigh-Durham market, WRAL-TV realizes the change will mean changes in the national programs our viewers will find on the Big 5. The WRAL […]

CBC’s Annual MLK Breakfast Inspires Putting Actions Behind Words

2016 MLK Breakfast

“The real question of the day is what do you say, what are you doing?” – Reverend Mark-Anthony Middleton, Pastor of Abundant Hope Christian Church, Durham On Monday, January 18, 2016, Capitol Broadcasting Company proudly served as the presenting sponsor for the 36th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Triangle Interfaith Prayer Breakfast. The 2016 theme […]