American Tobacco To Deck the Halls with Bicycles?

American Tobacco Tree of Bikes

A new structure is under construction at American Tobacco, one that will make the holidays brighter for some Durham children in need.  American Tobacco is creating a Tree of Bikes. The Habitat for Humanity of Durham brought the idea to ATC Vice President of Real Estate Michael Goodmon.  They saw it on a video from […]

Golden Corral Turns to Microspace for Continuity & Communications Solutions

Velocity Continuity

Company Offers Complete Suite of Enterprise Connectivity Options A pioneer in communications solutions for enterprise applications and content delivery, Microspace Communications recently teamed up with legendary restaurant operator Golden Corral to solve their business continuity challenges and improve company-wide corporate communications. Golden Corral presented two key issues to Microspace: Migrate from their existing legacy continuity […]

Power Couple = RAYCOM

Dee and Rick Ray

Today, just about everyone in the sports broadcasting biz has heard of RAYCOM. It was formed in 1979 by Rick and Dee Ray. So, what does this have to do with CBC history?  Let’s rewind to an article that appeared in the September 27, 1984 edition of CAPCOM. In last months’ CAPCOM CBC President Jim […]

It Takes a Small Army to Put on a Veterans Day Parade Broadcast

2015 Fayetteville Veterans Day Parade

Even the weather saluted military servicemen and women when it came time for WRAL-TV’s live broadcast of the 2015 Fayetteville Veterans Day Parade.  The WRAL crew on location kept tabs with the WRAL Weather Center, but the rain stayed away as the annual celebration kicked off the route at 10am on Saturday, November 7. No […]

Eight Wins in Ten Years: WRAL-TV Outstanding News Operation in NC Again

WRAL's 2015 RTDNAC/AP Awards

Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas (RTDNAC) and the Associated Press (AP) presented their 2015 awards over the weekend, and WRAL came home a big winner. WRAL-TV brought home 17 total awards, 10 of them first place honors.  The station once again received AP award for NC Outstanding News Operation, making WRAL the […]

CBC’s Venable Honored by Triangle Business Journal

Jennifer Venable

CBC’s “legal eagle” is getting press for her outstanding work.  The Triangle Business Journal recently honored Corp Vice President & General Counsel Jennifer Venable among its Corporate Counsel of the Year Awards for 2015. The awards recognize “outstanding attorneys who keep the business world running. These are in-house lawyers who are leaders in the Triangle […]

WRAL Staffers Create App to Make UNC Academic Fraud Records Available to Viewers

Tyler Dukes & Gerald Owens

When the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill posted 200,000-plus pages of public records on its website last month, it allowed the public to read some of the 5 million pages of emails, memos and other documents collected as part of the investigation into the school’s long-running academic fraud scandal. What the university did not […]

CBC Distributes Azaleas to Non-Profit in 30th Annual WRAL Celebration

2015 WRAL Azalea Celebration

  Next spring a brand new crop of CBC azaleas will be brightening North Carolina. Through the 30th Annual WRAL Azalea Celebration, Capitol Broadcasting distributed over 5,000 azaleas to 140 different groups from the mountains to the coast.  The non-profits came to collect their plants from WRAL’s Tower site in Garner, NC, on Saturday, October […]

One Man; Many Voices

Bob Inskeep, Rowell Gormon & Zoot

Rowell Gormon created “theater of the mind” through various characters conjured up in his creative cranial recesses. In 1975, he was recruited from a radio station in Winston-Salem to WRAL-FM by Bob Inskeep, better known to listeners as “FBI,” or “Famous Bob Inskeep.” By 1986, Rowell held the position of Station Production Director and had […]

WRAL-TV and UNC-EX to broadcast 2015 Fayetteville Veterans Day Parade

Presented by the Cumberland County Veterans Council and the City of Fayetteville Live coverage begins at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 7 For the fourth year, WRAL-TV and UNC-EX will broadcast the 2015 Fayetteville Veterans Day Parade, presented by the Cumberland County Veterans Council and the City of Fayetteville. Live coverage begins at 10:00 a.m. […]