WRAL-TV’s Chad Flowers Honored at State Fair

WRAL-TV News Photojournalist Chad Flowers had no idea what he imagined as another day working stories for the Big 5 at the North Carolina State Fair would see him receiving a top honor from the man he calls “the CEO of the Fair.” Flowers received the Ambassador of Agriculture Award from Commissioner of Agriculture Steve […]

Ukrainian Ambassador Thanks CBC, Bulls for Support Efforts

Durham Bulls Ukraine Night

Capitol Broadcasting recently received a letter of thanks from Oksana Markarova, Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States, for efforts the company, and particularly the Durham Bulls, made to support the people of Ukraine. “From turning the American Tobacco Historic District in Durham into a Ukraine Support zone, to flying blue and yellow colors alongside […]

Vote Now: 2022 WRAL Voters’ Choice Awards

You nominated your favorite local businesses and now it’s time to show your support by voting for the top five businesses in each category October 17 through November 20! The WRAL Voters’ Choice Awards presented by M&F Bank are back! Show your support for local businesses by voting once per category October 17 through November […]

Standing with Our Community: Resources to Help

Raleigh Stands Together

In the wake of tragic and traumatic events, feelings like stress, anxiety, grief and depression are natural. The WRAL Health Team and Go Ask Mom have compiled a list of resources to help as well as suggestions to help talk to children: WRAL.com: Get Help: County-by-county guide to mental health and crisis resources in NC […]

Meet WRAL-TV Personalities at 2022 State Fair

WRAL-TV personalities will be on hand to greet viewers at the North Carolina State Fair!  Come by the WRAL tent, on the northeast side of Dorton Arena facing restaurant row, and say “Hi” to your friends from the Big 5. WRAL Anchors, Reporters and Meteorologists will be in the tent in various shifts every day […]

WRAL-TV News, Anchors, WRAL-FM Morning Team Honored by NC Association of Broadcasters

NCAB Awards

WRAL-TV and MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM took home major awards from the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters (NCAB) this week, including Anchor of the Year for WRAL-TV’s Lena Tillett and Large Market Radio Personality/Team of the Year for MIX Mornings’ Kyle, Bryan and Sarah.  WRAL alumni Bill Leslie received induction into the NCAB Hall of Fame, […]

WRAL-TV’s Basaran Shares Knowledge, Experience with Future Leaders

Aysu Basaran

WRAL-TV Assistant News Director Aysu Basaran is known for her positive mentorship of others, and she recently proved that again by agreeing to share her experience and expertise on two different platforms. Helping Celebrate the First AmendmentOn Wednesday, September 21, 2022, Basaran participated in First Amendment Day at UNC Chapel Hill.  She sat on the […]

WRAL Nights of Lights returns to Dix Park, Tickets on sale Friday

WRAL Nights of Lights

New elements this year include additional large-scale light displays, in-person activations like a personal igloo rental or holiday outpost experience, multiple bike-only nights and a 5K Nights of Lights run/walk. WRAL Nights of Lights at Dorothea Dix Park is back this holiday season and bigger than ever! The downtown Raleigh drive-thru holiday light event, presented […]

New WRAL Documentary “Critical Term” Debuts September 22nd

New WRAL Documentary investigates why black mothers and babies are dying from pregnancy-related complications and the local groundbreaking programs working to save their lives. Black mothers and babies are dying from pregnancy-related complications at a rate alarmingly higher than other races. ​​Black mothers are three to four times more likely to die in childbirth compared to […]

A First For Football Friday

Nick Stevens & Kacy Hintz

WRAL-TV Sports Anchor Kacy Hintz made history last Friday night.  She became the first woman to ever anchor Football Friday, hosting the full episode on September 9, 2022.  Up until now only former WRAL-TV Sports Anchors Tom Suiter, Jeff Gravley and current WRAL-TV Sports Anchor Chris Lea have hosted. Due to a last-minute shuffle, Hintz […]