WRAL 49th Raleigh Christmas Parade 1993

Live coverage of the 49th Annual Raleigh Christmas Parade aired on WRAL-TV in November 1993. WRAL News anchors Pam Saulsby, Donna Gregory and Jim Payne hosted the broadcast. This video only shows the first hour of the live broadcast. 1993

The Making of Take Me Out to the Bulls Game 4K

“Take Me Out to the Bulls” game is a half-hour WRAL Documentary that immerses viewers in the experience of visiting the Durham Bulls Athletic Park and watching America’s most famous minor league baseball team play a game. Employing multiple cameras and even a drone over a four-game home stand, the documentary offers perspectives of the DBAP and a Bulls game ... (read more)

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 ... (read more)

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 ... (read more)

Bloopers with Bobbie Battista and Charlie Gaddy circa 1979

Thankfully most bloopers, mistakes, and giggle fits do not happen on the air. However, after a newscast - while taping "updates" to play during the evening - a case of the giggles can happen. The stress and tension of being perfect during a live broadcast is off, and being able to relax a bit often plays out in bloopers. Chuckle ... (read more)