WRAL Producing 4PM Newscast on WRAZ

By Aneya Fernando 

WRAL-1WRAL, the CBS affiliate in Raleigh, N.C., says it will start producing an afternoon newscast on sister station (and FOX affiliate) WRAZ.

WRAL News at 4 p.m. will be anchored by Gerald Owens, Jackie Hyland and meteorologist Mike Maze.

“The 4 p.m. newscast gives us an opportunity to get started earlier and be on the air when a significant amount of news is breaking,” said WRAL news director Rick Gall. “Viewers will be able to see the top local, state, and national stories all in one place. And we’ll make sure they’re up to speed on what’s trending in social media. We’ll cover a lot of ground, tapping the vast experience, talent, and depth of a terrific newsroom staff.”


The new 4:00 p.m. show debuts January 12.