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Videotape engineer 1965
Engineer Phil Martin works with RCA TR-22 tape machine in 1965.
MIX-101.5 remote truck
WRAL-FM Engineering Director Keith Harrison with radio station remote van
Timelapse of expansion of WRAL-TV building
In November, 1998 WRAL-TV5 broke ground on a multi-million dollar building expansion that now houses its state-of-the-art news department/studio and administrative offices, plus remodeled office space for other WRAL-TV departments. The construction project added 35,000 feet onto the south side of the existing studios
R.T. Dooley of Charlotte served as the general contractor for the project, and Envirotek of Raleigh was the architect. Devlin Design Group of San Diego designed the news set, and Rees Associates of Oklahoma City served as interior design contractor.
Before construction could began, WRAL had to dismantle its old 300-foot broadcast relay tower and build a new tower 150 feet northwest of the old location.
CBC Trivia “Know Your School Colors”Paul Pope, retired VP at CBC, served in a variety of management roles. Paul graduated from North Carolina Central University in Durham. He earned his BA degree in__________? a. Communication b. History c. Art Education d. Engineering Adele Arakawa
Miss NC pageant on television
WRAL-TV used its remote production equipment to broadcast the 1959 Miss NC pageant to a five-station network across the state.