Safety Netting To Be Extended at Durham Bulls Athletic Park

Durham Bulls safety netting addition

New Protective Netting to Extend to Edge of DBAP Dugouts The Durham Bulls, in accordance with recommendations issued by Major League Baseball, will extend the protective netting behind home plate to cover the seating area behind both dugouts at Durham Bulls Athletic Park for the 2016 season. In response to injuries around Major League Baseball […]

Leadership Triangle Presents 2015 Goodmon Awards for Regional Collaboration

2015 Leadership Triangle Goodmon Awards

“We are better when we work together.” – CBC President CEO Jim Goodmon Capitol Broadcasting Company helped celebrate regionalism at the 2015 Leadership Triangle Awards Gala Wednesday, December 9, 2015.  The annual event took place at American Tobacco’s Bay 7 in downtown Durham with an opening reception followed by an Angus Barn catered dinner. The […]

David and Goliath: The Story of How WRAL-TV Came to Be

A. J. Fletcher

December 15, 1956 is the date WRAL-TV began broadcasting to viewers in eastern North Carolina. In order to understand why this station is so driven, one needs to have insight into its founder and the first leadership team. No one can tell the story better than Tom Campbell, host of the program “NC Spin”. He […]

Santa Helps Light Lucky Strike Tower

2015 American Tobacco Tower Lighting

In downtown Durham, the American Tobacco Historic District rang in the holiday season with the 11th annual lighting of the Lucky Strike Tower. Kids and parents alike were excited in the hours leading up to the lighting with some families arriving at the American Tobacco Campus as early as 3 p.m. “It’s a good time […]

Former Post 5 President Receives Diamante Award

Renee Chou & Diego Pineda

One of WRAL-TV’s former standout Explorer Post 5 members is continuing his dedication to journalism excellence in college.  Diego Pineda, Post 5 President last year, was awarded the youth accomplishment scholarship of the Latino Diamante Awards on Saturday night, October 24, 2015. Currently a freshman at Elon University, Pineda received the honor in recognition of […]

Triangle Business Journal Honors CBC on Healthiest Employer List for Third Year

TBJ Healthiest Employer Award

The Triangle Business Journal has once again selected Capitol Broadcasting Company as one of the Healthiest Employers in the Triangle.  CBC ranked #23 on the 2015 list, making this Top 25 for the third year running. Corp HR Generalist Katrina Brown accepted the award on behalf of CBC at a luncheon on Thursday, December 3rd.  […]

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.