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More Highlights for Richard Adkins

  • Look to the Rainbow, After Tropical Storm Michael

    It was a sight that would have inspired Judy Garland into song.  After a long day of storm coverage, WRAL-TV News Photojournalist Richard Adkins captured the perfect positive images after the remnants of Tropical Storm Michael moved through Lumberton on
  • Olympic-Sized Debrief from WRAL-TV Team on Return from South Korea

    The last medals presented, camera bags packed, and flights home complete, the WRAL-TV team from the Winter Olympics returned to the station, full of new experiences.  WRAL-TV News Photographers Richard Adkins and Jamie Munden and WRAL-TV Anchors Kathryn Brown and
  • On Korea, Cold, and a Big Adventure: WRAL’s Team Readies Reports from Winter Olympics

    WRAL-TV Anchors David Crabtree and Kathryn Brown, along with WRAL Photojournalists Richard Adkins and Jamie Munden, are in South Korea, gearing up for the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics.  These WRAL staffers have already started posting blog entries and
  • Hurricane Irma reported by WRAL reporter Ken Smith

    Hurricane Irma caused massive devastation to the US Virgin Islands during early September, 2017.

    In response, the US ARMY 602 medical company – based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina – deployed on recovery and medical mission to ST. Thomas. WRAL reporter Ken Smith and photojournalist Richard Adkins flew with the military team to document the effort.

    While there, another hurricane named Maria approached ST Thomas. The 602nd medical company had to temporarily suspend their activity and transfer to a Navy ship for safety until Hurricane Maria passed by.

    WRAL news anchor: Kathryn Brown
    Aired: September 17, 2017

  • WRAL reporter Ken Smith reports on Hurricane Irma damage in St Thomas

    Hurricane Irma packed category 5 winds when it slammed into the Virgin Islands around September 10, 2017. The devastation was enormous. WRAL reporter Ken Smith is from St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands and was anxious to see his parents and extended family and friends.

    Ken and photographer Richard Adkins were able to fly down to the islands with the ARMY 602 medical company out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The US ARMY was deployed to assist with medical needs and recovery missions.

    Watch this touching video of Ken reconnecting with his mother. Plus, Ken and Richard see the devastation that Hurricane Irma left in her wake.

    News anchor: Cullen Browder.
    Saturday, September 16, 2017.