Highlights for Richard Adkins
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
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 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
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.
WRAL-TV Photojournalists Richard Adkins and Keith Baker knew they had one chance at bringing the solar eclipse live atop Clingman’s Dome to Triangle viewers. These were the two men behind the cameras in the path of totality with WRAL-TV Chief