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.

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

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 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-WRAZ Raleigh Debuts New Set

Capitol Broadcasting’s WRAL and WRAZ Raleigh, N.C. (DMA 27) 50, launched a new set on Oct. 31 starting with their noon newscasts. The new set houses what the company believes to be the largest local news LED installation in the country. Not one, but two, LED screen arrays will help the WRAL News and Weather […]

MARKET SHARE | DMA 25: RALEIGH, NC

‘Black Country’ Doc Airing On WRAZ Tonight

DMA 25: RALEIGH, NC

WRAL-WRAZ Announces Weather Team Lineup

Capitol Broadcasting’s NBC affiliate WRAL Raleigh, N.C. (DMA 25) has a new on-air weather team. Elizabeth Gardner will continue to lead WRAL and co-owned Fox affil WRAZ’s weather coverage on weekdays in the morning and noon news. Mike Maze will lead the weekday evenings at 5, 6, and 10 on Fox 50 and 11 p.m. […]

DMA 25: RALEIGH, NC

WRAL Expands ‘Morning News On Fox 50’ By An Hour

Beginning June 3, it’s even easier to catch your favorite local news at a time that’s convenient for you when Capitol Broadcasting-owned NBC affiliate WRAL’s Morning News on Fox 50 (WRAZ, co-owned by Capitol Broadcasting) expands by one hour each weekday, 9-10 a.m. Veteran WRAL News anchors Ken Smith and Lena Tillett will anchor the […]

DMA 25: RALEIGH, NC

WRAL-WRAZ GM Steven Hammel To Retire

Later this year he will leave the Capitol Broadcasting Raleigh, N.C., NBC-Fox duopoly after 10 years.

DMA 24: RALEIGH-DURHAM, NC

WRAL, WRAZ Adopt ComScore Local Ratings

ComScore today signed a local TV ratings contract with Capitol Broadcasting Co. for WRAL (NBC) and WRAZ (Fox) in Raleigh, N.C. (DMA 24) Capitol Broadcasting will use comScore’s local television measurement system, including Advanced Automotive Demographic ratings, in the Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville market.  comScore’s focus is to provide selling currency to demonstrate the value and relevance of comScore’saudiences and inventory in delivering the actual consumers that […]

DMAS 25 & 130

DirecTV Loses 3 North Carolina Stations

The satellite service and Capitol Broadcasting are at odds over a new carriage contract for WRAL Raleigh, WRAZ Raleigh and WILM Wilmington.

DMA 25

WRAL, WRAZ Raleigh Return To Dish

Capitol Broadcasting’s Raleigh, N.C. duopoly of WRAL (CBS) and WRAZ (Fox) are once again available to Dish Network subscribers. The blackout of the two stations, which began Dec. 22, ended at 9 p.m. Tuesday, according to Steven Hammel, the stations’ general manager.

Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2015/01/07/4456365_wral-fox-50-return-to-dish.html#storylink=cpy

DMA 25 (RALEIGH, NC)

WRAL Adding Afternoon Newscast On WRAZ

Beginning Jan. 12, the Capitol Broadcasting CBS affil, WRAL, will produce a 4 p.m. newscast on its sister Fox affiliate.