WRAL-TV’s Coats for the Children Campaign Keeping Children Warm for 34 Years

WRAL-TV's Coats for the Children

Collection of warm winter clothing and new toys through Dec. 31Coats for the Children Telethon on Friday, Dec. 9 WRAL-TV is once again collecting warm winter clothing, money and new toys for Salvation Army families in need. This annual community service campaign, presented by Jiffy Lube and WellCare, is one of WRAL-TV’s signature events. Now […]

WRAL-TV Garners 22 Emmy Nominations

National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

The Nashville/Midsouth Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 37th Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards via livestream on Tuesday, November 22, 2022, and WRAL-TV received 22 nods, including a nomination for News Excellence. The WRAL-TV nominees are: NEWS EXCELLENCEWRAL-TV BREAKING OR SPOT NEWS – MULTIPLE REPORTSBlack Friday Mall Shooting […]

Join CBC as we light towers in Raleigh, Durham and Rocky Mount

At 7 p.m. on Nov. 30 the tradition is tripled. WRAL will light towers at WRAL’s Western Boulevard studios, on American Tobacco Campus in Durham and at Rocky Mount Mills. Join WRAL on Nov. 30 as we celebrate one of our favorite holiday traditions – the 64th annual lighting of the WRAL-TV tower, creating a […]

Voting for WRAL Voters’ Choice Awards Ends Nov 20

Time is running out to vote in the WRAL Voters’ Choice Awards presented by M&F Bank! Visit wral.com/vcas to vote now If you already voted in a few categories, you have until November 20 to support more local businesses by voting in other categories. Winners will be announced during the January 2023 awards show in […]

WRAL-TV Wins Big at RTDNAC/AP 2022 Awards

WRAL-TV was a big winner at the annual Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas (RTDNAC) annual awards, taking home first place for outstanding news operation and news director of the year.  The awards were presented during the organization’s convention at the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday, November 12, 2022. WRAL won an impressive […]

Brain Game Returns for 27th Season in New Location

Brain Game

The smartest game on television is back for season 27! Yes, Brain Game is back with a new season and new location! The Brain Game set pieces you know and love, have relocated from WRAL-TV Studio C to our band new location in the lecture hall on the Wake Tech Northern Campus. The new space […]

HighSchoolOT Honors Open for Nominations

Join HighSchoolOT in celebrating the best of high school sports from the 2022-2023 school year! It’s time to nominate North Carolina’s BEST high school athletes, coaches, teams and more in this year’s HighSchoolOT Honors. Nominations for HighSchoolOT Honors are open now through December 12! For 2021-2022, nominations were accepted for dozens of categories throughout the […]

Explorer Post 5, Post 50 Students Honored with Scholarships from CBC

Near the end of the Durham Bulls 2022 season, several members of WRAL’s Explorer Post 5 and the Durham Bulls Explorer Post 50 TV Crew were awarded scholarships for their work with the training programs.  The presentation took place on Sunday, September 25, 2022, prior to the start of the game. Five students received $1,000 […]

HSOT to debut live scoreboard show during football playoffs

HighSchoolOT Live

HighSchoolOT will introduce a new live show during the 2022 N.C. High School Athletic Association football state playoffs that aims to bring score updates, insights from media, and interviews with players and coaches. The all new “HighSchoolOT Live Postgame Show” will stream live on Friday nights from 10 p.m. until midnight on HighSchoolOT.com and the […]

WRAL-TV’s Owens, Gaddy Featured For Bond of Guilford College

WRAL-TV Anchor/ Reporter Gerald Owens did not know he would have more than deep respect from a distance for WRAL legend Charlie Gaddy when he arrived at the station in 2002.  But the pair soon found they had a special bond: Guilford College.  Gaddy graduated in 1953, and Owens attended for two years from 1978-1980.  […]