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On January 12, 2010 Haiti was rocked by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake. The devastation was enormous. Many countries responded with humanitarian aide, including the United States. Locally, Pediatrician William C. Carr, MD, and Family Physician Lawrence J. Watts, MD, served on the medical mission organized by Global Medical Outreach of Sampson County.
WRAL News anchor David Crabtree and photographer Keith Baker spent a week in Haiti covering the work performed by Sampson County physicians. They set up make-shift clinics and provided healthcare under primitive conditions. Crabtree and Baker were pressed into service by holding equipment and providing light from the news camera.
Watch these two stories to gain insight into what Crabtree and Baker witnessed up close and personal.
WRAL sent other reporters, photographers and engineers to Haiti to cover the devastation. This is just a glimpse into the coverage.
PM Magazine was a weekly television program that was part local/part national. WRAL was one of many stations that participated in this story sharing cooperative made up of member stations across the country.
This particular episode aired September 29, 1987. It is one of the latter shows produced at WRAL. Susan Dahlin was the co-host along with former news reporter Rick Williams who replaced the original co-host Tom McNamara who accepted a news anchoring position in Arizona. In 1988, Rick – a native New Yorker, returned to his news roots at WPVI in Philadephia.
Vintage commercial and promos are included in this episode.
WRAL-TV Reporter Julia Sims recently got a chance to sit on the other side of the microphone. After the Mike Peterson murder case closed its latest and final chapter, Dateline NBC reached out to interview her. Sims has been covering
Over the past 15 years, Capitol Broadcasting and WRAL-TV have established a tradition of supporting public television. On Monday, March 6, 2017, CBC volunteers kept that tradition going while helping UNC-TV with the first night of its Spring Fundraiser, a
One Year After NBC Transition: WRAL-TV #1 NBC Affiliate in Top 25 Still Top-Rated News in Raleigh-Durham MarketJust a year since changing network affiliation, WRAL-TV has cemented itself as the number one rated NBC affiliate in the Top 25 markets, and continued its 60-year legacy of local news leadership. In February, WRAL News was the most watched