WRAL-TV, FOX 50 Win Regional Emmys; Crabtree Inducted into Silver Circle

WRAL at the 2015 Regional Emmys

Capitol Broadcasting had a big night at the regional Emmys in Nashville.  WRAL-TV won 10 category awards,  sister station FOX 50 won two awards, and WRAL-TV Anchor David Crabtree was inducted into the Silver Circle.  The Silver Circle recognizes those who’ve made a significant contribution to broadcasting and have worked in TV at least 25 […]

MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM Promotes Sales Manager to GM

Katie Phillips

Capitol Broadcasting Company’s MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM has announced that Katie Phillips will take over the helm when Vice-President and General Manager Ardie Gregory retires in February. “I am happy for both Katie and the entire MIX staff.  She has proven herself to be smart, fair and dedicated to the success of the radio station and […]

You Can’t Make This Stuff Up

Charlie Gaddy

The premiere history-in-the-making event to cover is the Inauguration of the President of the United State of America. It is the ultimate visual of democracy on display. The people have spoken, by way of vote, and a peaceful transfer of power is granted to a new leader. Celebrations are glamourous and parades are grand. Sounds […]

Logos and Paint Schemes Through the Years

Retro WRAL-TV sign

1.  Can you arrange SKY 5 and her logos in order from 1st to current? A .  B.  C.  2. Place LIVESTAR I, LIVESTAR II, LIVESTAR III in the correct order. A.  B.  C.  3.  Can you name the art director who is placing the “Circle 5” logo on SKY 5? 4. Place the production trucks in […]

Capitol Broadcasting Honors Dr. King’s Legacy with Annual Interfaith Breakfast

MLK Breakfast

Capitol Broadcasting Company proudly sponsored the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Triangle Interfaith Prayer Breakfast for the 28th time on Monday, January 19, 2015.  A variety of leaders from different faiths offered up prayers while other community leaders offered words to mark the annual holiday.  The program also included two stirring musical performances.   The second […]

WRAL’s Jeff Gravley Named NC Sportscaster of the Year

Jeff Gravley

WRAL-TV sports anchor Jeff Gravley was named North Carolina Sportscaster of the Year Thursday, January 8, 2015, by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. It is the second time Gravley has claimed the honor, also winning in 1998. “I work for a great company that gives me a platform to succeed,” Gravley said. “I am […]

CBC Stations & Personalities Again Top Cary Maggy Awards

Cary Magazine's 2015 Maggy Awards

WRAL-TV And Fishel Top List for All Ten Years On Friday, January 2, 2015, Cary Magazine released the list of the publication’s annual Maggy Awards winners.  Voted on by readers, the Maggy Awards honor the best of the best in Western Wake County.  CBC stations and personalities ranked high, and WRAL-TV won Best TV Station […]

“A Gentleman Farmer Broadcaster,” Ray Wilkinson

Ray Wilkinson

While rummaging through the CBC trunk of historical treasures, it became apparent that there is one person who has garnered more awards, plaques, trophies, certificates of appreciation than any other person; Ray Wilkinson. There is so much to say about the professional life of Ray Wilkinson, VP of Capitol Broadcasting and accomplished reporter on all […]

MIX 101.5 First-Ever Christmas Choir Competition Concert Held at Crabtree

Deep River School

MIX 101.5 wrapped up their 2014 Christmas Choir Competition Monday night with their first-ever Christmas Choir Competition Concert! First, second and third place choirs from Division I and II joined MIX 101.5’s Gene & Julie at Crabtree Valley Mall to perform their winning entries in the Christmas Choir Competition presented by Lowes Foods.  These six […]

Raleigh Seniors Enjoy 57th Annual Golden Years Holiday Celebration with CBC

Golden Years Holiday Celebration

Capitol Broadcasting has once again sponsored our favorite December event for seniors. The 57th Annual Golden Years Celebration took place at the Raleigh Convention Center on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. From the days of Fred Fletcher and Uncle Paul Montgomery squeaking out “All I Want For Christmas is My Two Front Teeth” to the modern […]