“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’s news director.
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.
If you were watching the Presidential debate Tuesday night, you might have wondered, who’s lying? Who’s stretching the truth? Who’s making claims that aren’t true? WRAL viewers watching on their mobile or digital device received the fact checks in real-time.
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.
The new segment will make fact-checks available to more people in North Carolina than ever before. “This new partnership will help North Carolinians decipher truth from fiction in a non-partisan format,” said Ashley Talley, WRAL’s enterprise executive producer.
WRAL, Capitol Broadcasting’s NBC affiliate in Raleigh, North Carolina, serving the Triangle region of Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and Fayetteville, needs a reporter and two multi-media journalists. Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill are known for their research/technology roots and collegiate rivalries, according to U. S. News & World Report, which ranks Raleigh as the 10th Best Place to Live in the country.
Since 1989, WRAL has collected more than 162,500 coats and raised $2 million to provide winter clothing for Salvation Army families. “For 30 years, WRAL, along with our outstanding community partners have worked hard to serve the needs of our neighbors,” said Joel Davis, WRAL’s general manager.
Hurricane Florence sat on top of North Carolina for four days, battering the state with relentless rain and wind. The WRAL documentary, 75 Hours, tells the first person accounts from 64 journalists who covered the storm on television, web and social media.
The bots are coming. Are we prepared? WRAL’s new documentary examines how local businesses are using robots, reducing the need for human labor.