American Tobacco Tree of Bikes Complete in Time for Tower Lighting

2015 American Tobacco Tree of Bikes

A Photo Story The American Tobacco Tree of Bikes is complete!  Staffers have now installed 120 brand new bicycles, donated by generous people in our Triangle community, on the tree structure on the Burt’s Bees Patio just in time for the annual American Tobacco Tower Lighting on Friday, December 4, 2015.  The Tree of Bikes […]

CBC Trivia “Know Your School Colors”

Tom Suiter

Paul Pope, retired VP at CBC, served in a variety of management roles. Paul graduated from North Carolina Central University in Durham. He earned his BA degree in__________? a. Communication b. History c. Art Education d. Engineering   Adele Arakawa co-anchored WRAL news with Charlie Gaddy from 1983-1988. Her next stop was Chicago where she […]

With Help from Rudolph, WRAL-TV Tower Lights Despite Fog

WRAL-TV Tower Lighting 2015

Thanks to Rudolph, Santa has never missed a Christmas Eve delivery despite the fog.  And as an appropriate coincidence Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer happened to be on hand for the 2015 WRAL-TV Tower Lighting on Tuesday, December 1st. The fog kept Sky 5 on the ground but the tower lighting went on without a hitch. […]

WRAL’s December Out & About Airs Tonight at 7:30pm

WRAL Out & About - December

Tune in for the December installment of WRAL’s new Out & About program on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 7:30pm.  The 30-minute local show serves as your guide to what’s happening from dining and décor to arts and entertainment.

FCC Commissioner Visits Capitol Broadcasting

FCC visit

A few weeks ago CBC had a few very important guests on campus.  FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly and his Chief of Staff Robin Colwell visited the WRAL-TV studios and several other CBC divisions on Thursday, November 12, 2015. Corp VP & General Counsel Jennifer Venable explained that CBC’s FCC counsel in Washington, D.C. arranged the […]

Grand Slam Gratitude

DBAP 20th

Capitol Sports Vice President George Habel reflected on the highlights of another great year at the Durham Bulls over Thanksgiving. Here’s what he had to say in his most recent Note to Self blogpost: I carved out some Thanksgiving time to reflect on 2015. It was an incredible season as we celebrated the DBAP’s 20th anniversary. […]

WRAL-TV Staffers, Lip Sync and a BIGG Idea

2015 BIGG Gala

What do Sandy and Danny, Kenny and Dolly have in common with two WRAL staffers?  Lip sync and a BIGG idea and the amazing Chris Rosati. WRAL-TV Anchor/Reporter Sloane Heffernan and WRAL-TV News Photographer Chad Flowers agreed to participate in a lip sync battle to help Rosati raise funds for his BIGG Gala on Saturday, […]

American Tobacco Awarded for New Aloft Hotel

American Tobacco DDI Award

American Tobacco received a nice surprise at the Downtown Durham Inc (DDI) 2015 Annual Meeting.  On Tuesday, November 17, DDI presented American Tobacco with its Outstanding New Construction Project Award for the Aloft Hotel. Located in the heart of the American Tobacco campus, the Aloft Hotel is a 134 room, limited-service hotel with meeting and […]

American Tobacco Installs Tree of Bikes

American Tobacco Tree of Bikes

On Thursday, November 19, 2015, a unique kind of Christmas tree went up at American Tobacco.  Bull City Metal Fabricators created the structure that will hold about 120 brand new bicycles.  Generous Triangle citizens are donating the bikes for Durham children in need. ATC staffers Rodney Collier, Terry McBroom and Craig Hogan did the leg […]

WRAL Crew Puts Together Ratings-Winning Coverage of WRAL-TV Raleigh Christmas Parade

2015 WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade

WRAL-TV crew members pulled off another successful parade on Saturday, November 21, 2015.  The WRAL-TV Raleigh Christmas parade, sponsored by Shop Local Raleigh, took over the streets of downtown Raleigh and the televisions of WRAL viewers all over the Triangle. “Thanks to the hard work of a very talented group of people, we had another […]