More Highlights for Mark Roberts
The smartest 30 minutes on television recently got geared up for a new season on WRAL-TV. The 21st season of WRAL-TV’s Brain Game kicked off with the taping of the first competition. Brain Game Host Mark Roberts welcomed students from
Three North Carolina High Schools compete for academic accolades on “Brain Game.”
This episode of Brain Game aired November 15, 2003. The competition was between St. David’s High School in Wake County, Jordan High School in Durham County, and Bunn High School in Franklin County. The host is Mark Roberts.
Watch and find out who won this episode of “Brain Game.”
Capitol Broadcasting Company recognizes the vast impact its broadcasting networks can have on our community, and uses them to help provide critical information in times of disaster and need. Sometimes that need is in another country.
In 1999, WRAL-TV stepped in to help victims across the globe with “Crisis In Kosovo: North Carolina Reaches Out.” The award-winning documentary gave viewers an opportunity to call in donations. The program helped raise over $150,000 for the American Red Cross, Church World Service and Samaritan’s Purse to use in Kosovo. Even though the need was half way around the world from North Carolina, WRAL viewers stepped in to help meet it.
WRAL News anchors David Crabtree and Pam Saulsby talk with WRAL reporter Mark Roberts, who shared his insights from his recent assignment in Kosovo. Prior to this production, Roberts and news photographer Joe Frieda had been on a ten-day assignment to cover life in several Albanian refugee camps, traveling to the Albanian capital of Tirana filing reports on the conditions under which the refugees were forced to live.
Senior Producer Phyllis Parish won a silver Telly Award for her writing and producing this WRAL-TV documentary. The station also won recognition for its general reporting on the crisis. WRAL received a Special Report First Place Award for coverage of the “Crisis in Kosovo” from the Radio and Television News Directors Association of the Carolinas Awards for 2000.
Coverage of the annual Raleigh Christmas Parade has been a tradition at WRAL-TV for many years. Enjoy watching the 2003 LIVE broadcast with WRAL News personalities Laurie Clowers and Mark Roberts. Mark filled in for Bill Leslie who was not feeling well that day. Special guest commentator was Clay Aiken, a finalist in the popular television program “American Idol.” Clay is a resident of Raleigh.
The 1991 State Games of North Carolina was an Olympic-style competition for residents of North Carolina. The goal of the State Games was to promote fitness, sportsmanship, and a drug-free environment to North Carolina athletes.
This special presentation of the 1991 State Games of North Carolina is hosted by WRAL Sports anchor Tom Suiter. Reporting from the various sports venues are Mark Roberts, Tina Selden, Rick Sullivan and Jay Jennings. Sport activities include cycling, polo, soccer, baseball, wrestling, volleyball, sailing, and more.
The program aired August 6, 1991. The Executive producer was Susan Dahlin. The producer was David Creech.