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  • WRAL-TV Providing Live Coverage and News Special on Dedication of Raleigh Cathedral

    CBC’s Western Blvd headquarters now has a new neighbor, the Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral.  Located just across Nazareth Street from the WRAL-TV studios, the Cathedral will be dedicated on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, and WRAL will be there, live
  • MIX 101.5 and WRAL-TV Beat Heat For Successful Mediathon for BackPack Buddies

    Much like the summer heat, WRAL-TV viewers and MIX 101.5 listeners kept the phone lines and Triangle parking lots hot on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, bringing in donations during the stations’ second annual Mediathon for the BackPack Buddies.  The Inter-Faith
  • Black and Blue documentary and forum

    The ambush-style killings of five Dallas police officers on July 7, 2016 ignited a conversation at WRAL-TV about how the station could respond, as tensions increased between police and the African-American community nationwide. After conversations with local leaders, WRAL began work on a documentary focused on shootings of black men in North Carolina, and the relationship between police departments and African American communities in Raleigh, Durham, and Fayetteville, NC.

    WRAL Documentary: Black & BlueThe WRAL Documentary, “Black and Blue,” was the first part of a two-hour community conversation on TV, web and social media. The documentary was simulcast on Capitol Broadcasting’s television stations and OTT channels. The exclusive online forum that followed, “Beyond Black and Blue,” was a critical conversation with law enforcement, faith leaders, and members of the black community. “Beyond Black and Blue” was live-streamed immediately following the premiere of the documentary and supported by additional station-produced online content.

    The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) honored Capitol Broadcasting Company with the coveted Service to Community Award at its annual Celebration of Service to America gala in Washington, DC on June 20, 2017.

    Documentary hosted by WRAL News anchor Gerald Owens.
    Forum discussion moderated by Tru Pettigrew.
    Aired December, 2016.

  • Dreams of Gold NC Olympic Festival 1987

    After several years of dreaming, North Carolina landed the Olympic Festival for 1987. The opening ceremonies took place on July 17, 1987 in Carter-Finley stadium in Raleigh. Athletic events were held in nearby cities. Greensboro hosted figure and speed skating. Durham was the site for track and field, soccer and wrestling. Chapel Hill hosted basketball, gymnastics, and swimming. Cary was home base for archery. Raleigh was tapped to host diving, boxing, and equestrian. Kerr Lake was the site for yachting.

    WRAL Sports anchors Tom Suiter and Bob Holliday host this special broadcast, Dreams of Gold, leading up to the festival.

    Capitol Broadcasting Company was a Grand Patron sponsor of the Festival.

    Aired: July 11, 1987

  • WRAL-TV To Focus On Issues in Race Exhibit Via Half-Hour News Special on Wednesday

    WRAL-TV has put together a half-hour program inspired by an compelling exhibit at a local museum. “Race: Are We So Different?” is currently on exhibit at the the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh, and now a half-hour
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