WRAL Raleigh Doc Investigates Complex Issue Of Gun Violence

WRAL Raleigh Reporter Bryan Mims Leaving After 16 Years


WRAL Raleigh Doc Examines Pandemic’s Lasting Effects On Kids


New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an account exec, president/CEO, senior video editor, executive producer, news anchors and news producer.


The Assignment Editor 2.0: More Collaboration, Newer Tools

Assignment editors, stalwarts of the TV newsroom, are evolving into a more digitally centric, collaborative and decentralized force, and their time-honed skills of scrutiny and being the newsroom’s trusted gatekeepers are more important than ever. Above, the assignment desk at KNTV-KSTS San Francisco. (Photo by Gonzo Rojas)

Man Admits To Driving Van That Killed WRAL Employee

Longtime WRAL Anchor David Crabtree Scaling Back Duties


New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a technical director and a streaming executive producer for stations owned by Hearst and Capitol Broadcasting.


New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a national sales manager for WRAL in Raleigh, N.C., and a hands-on broadcast systems engineer for WRNN in Cherry Hill, N.J.


New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in sales, news, engineering, social/digital, and executive management.

Vaccinated WRAL Reporter Hospitalized After Positive Covid Test


WRAL’s Podcast Re-Examines Murder Of Michael Jordan’s Father

WRAL Raleigh, N.C., has released a new podcast that re-examines the murder of James Jordan, father of basketball star Michael Jordan. “The intimacy of audio allows us to take listeners deeply into the lives of all the central characters in this real life tragedy,” says Shelly Leslie, head of streaming and podcasting for the station’s owner Capitol Broadcasting.


How TV Stations Are Bringing Employees Back

TV station leaders and syndication producers face ever-changing guidance on how and when to bring people back as caution continues to abound and stringent COVID protocols return. Above, on Fox First-Run’s new syndicated show, You Bet Your Life, starring Jay Leno and his former Tonight Show band leader Kevin Eubanks, the live audience of 40-60 people are all vaccinated and masked. Note: This story is available to TVNewsCheck Premium members only. If you would like to upgrade your free TVNewsCheck membership to Premium now, you can visit your Member Home Page, available when you log in at the very top right corner of the site or in the Stay Connected Box that appears in the right column of virtually every page on the site. If you don’t see Member Home, you will need to click Log In or Subscribe.

Dish Returns 3 North Carolina Stations For Olympics

Dan Haggerty And Cristin Severance Leaving KGW For WRAL


WRAL Wows Employees Back During ‘Week Of Welcome’


WRAL Finds Something Fishy In North Carolina: Seafood Farming

Suspect Steals WRAL News Car, Crashes Into State Trooper’s Vehicle

WTAE Pittsburgh’s Chris Lovingood Leaving For WRAL Raleigh


WRAL’s New Durham Bureau, A Very Visible Sign Of News Presence

“It is important that we let viewers know in Durham and other places that we are really interested in what is happening there, we are committed to covering what is making news where they live and work,” says Rick Gall, WRAL Raleigh’s news director.

WRAL News Debuts New Durham Newsroom

The new home of Capitol Broadcasting’s Durham Bureau is next door to the minor league baseball Durham Bulls Athletic Park,


Monday Memo | WRAL’s ‘Your Voice’ Seeks Diversity In Views

WRAL Raleigh, N.C., wants viewers to talk back to it and has launched new technology that lets viewers record what they think on a variety of topics and share those thoughts that end up in WRAL newscasts.


News Director And News Producer Openings

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a news director in Los Angeles and a news producer in Raleigh, N.C.


Creative Services And News Openings

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a creative services photographer-editor and a promotions producer and assignment editors for Cox, Nexstar, Capitol Broadcasting and Quincy stations.

WRAL-WRAZ Raleigh, N.C., Now Off Dish

The Capitol Broadcasting duopoly has been pulled from the satellite service after a carriage extension expired with no new deal in place.

Capitol Broadcasting Rolling Out ATSC 3.0

With the addition of its WRAL and WRAZ, plus noncommercial WUNC shortly, Raleigh, N.C., has 9 stations airing the new NextGen TV technology.

WRAL News Announces New Anchor Teams

Capitol Broadcasting’s NBC affiliate WRAL Raleigh, N.C., announced several internal anchor promotions. The station produces 11 hours of local news each weekday. “Over the years, we have developed some great depth on the anchor desk, and an opportunity to promote from within has now presented itself. It’s really exciting to see such passionate and talented […]


News Engagement Editor Opening

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a news engagement editor at WRAL-WRAZ in Raleigh, N.C.


WRAL And PolitiFact Fact-Checked Presidential Debate In Real Time

WRAL Announces New Newscast, New Anchor Team, New Entertainment Lineup

Viewers of Capitol Broadcasting’s NBC affiliate Raleigh, N.C. (DMA 27), can now get more news with the permanent addition of WRAL News at 7 p.m. With the announcement of this additional half-hour of news, WRAL also announces a new anchor team at 4 p.m., pairing Lena Tillett with Kathryn Brown on the desk. Meteorologist Kat […]


WRAL Holding Virtual Telethon To Support Raleigh Nonprofits


WRAL Raises $275,000 For Raleigh Restaurants

“We recognize that part of our role as a locally owned and operated television station is to support and help neighbors and businesses in need,” said Joel Davis, WRAL general manager.


Shuneca Harrington Named WRAL Sales Director

TV Sales veteran Shuneca Harrington has been named director of sales at Capitol Broadcasting’s NBC affiliate WRAL Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville (DMA 27), effective April 20. She is joining from WRBL Columbus, Ga., where she led the sales team. Harrington started her career as an account executive in Raleigh and quickly became digital sales manager before being promoted […]

WRAL Podcast Bets Transparency Builds Loyalty

Like every other newsroom, WRAL-TV is grappling with the unique challenges of covering the coronavirus. But the Capitol Broadcasting station in Raleigh is also exploring those challenges publicly in the latest episode of a new podcast called How to Commit Journalism.

Stop Calling It OTT!

“We never use the term OTT in our marketing,” says Anita Normanly, production manager in the audience development department at WRAL Raleigh, N.C. “We always talk about WRAL Streaming Channels,” adding that they deliberately chose the word “channel” because that’s how viewers think about TV. Jake Seaton is the digital product manager and says the goal has always been making it easy for viewers. “If it’s on digital, then it’s on our Streaming Channels.”


Sr. Multiplatform Producer Opening At WRAL

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s MediaJobCenter include an opening for a senior multiplatform producer at WRAL in Raleigh, N.C., who will plan and produce daily coverage — written, video and multimedia.


News Anchor, Reporter, Producer Opportunities

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a producer for WRAL in Raleigh, N.C.; a reporter for WICU in Erie, Pa.; and a producer/anchor for WENY in Elmira, N.Y.


Capitol Broadcasting Programs Earn Regional Emmys

WRAL Digital Launches All-New App Design

Capitol Broadcasting’s NBC affiliate in Raleigh, N.C. (DMA 27) today announced that its WRAL News app, “the first mobile app from a local U.S. TV station, has been completely rebuilt and redesigned to give users more control over the content that is most important to them.” The new app puts users in the driver’s seat […]

WRAL Adding Chris Lea To Sports Team

Chris Lea will join the sports department of Capitol Broadcasting’s NBC affiliate WRAL Raleigh, N.C. (DMA 27), on March 4, just in time for ACC Tournament coverage. Lea comes to WRAL after seven years at WXII Winston-Salem, N.C., where he’s currently leading the station’s sports efforts. Lea will join the on-air WRAL sports team alongside […]