Sony Pixel Power calrec Sony

WRAL Studios Announces New True Crime Podcast, Follow The Truth

22/07/2021

New Podcast Re-Examines the Murder of Michael Jordans Father, Questions the Conviction of Daniel Green

Follow the Truth is the first true crime podcast from WRAL Studios & Capitol Broadcasting Company

On July 23, 1993, Michael Jordans father, James, was murdered in Lumberton, North Carolina. For 28 years, the case has been shrouded in mystery with unanswered questions about what really happened. Follow the Truth: The Daniel Green Story is a deeply personal journey that re-examines Greens conviction, reveals new evidence, and explores the role of celebrity in the carriage of justice.

Green was convicted of felony murder based almost exclusively on the testimony of co-defendant Larry Demery, who took a plea deal in exchange for identifying Green as the triggerman. Both men are currently serving life sentences. Green has maintained his innocence in the killing for 28 years.

Play Official Trailer

The podcast is produced by WRAL Studios with its parent Capitol Broadcasting Company, which co-produced the 2021 Amazon / IMDb TV Original Docu-series Moment of Truth about the Jordan case.

Shelly Leslie, head of streaming and podcasting for the Company serves as Executive Producer on both projects. The podcast is the rest of the story. The intimacy of audio allows us to take listeners deeply into the lives of all the central characters in this real life tragedy, most importantly James Jordan and Daniel Green. Mr. Jordan was more than a celebritys father. He was a person with a complex life. And Mr. Green is more than a man convicted of murder.

The podcast is exhaustively researched by true crime investigative reporter and author Amanda Lamb, with compelling present day reporting, interviews with people who have never spoken publicly on the case, and exclusive archival reporting from WRAL journalists dating back to 1993. Lamb writes a very personal narrative based on years of correspondence with Green from prison, through letters, phone calls and in-person interviews.

My goal in this case, or any case I cover, is to seek the truth, based on facts and evidence, says Lamb. Well take people back to the scene of the crime, put them in the interrogation room, in the trial, in the echoing walls of a prison, and in the living room at home with Daniels mother and sister. The listener is the jury now, only this time they'll have all the evidence, and they can decide who's telling the truth.

Now, more than at any other time in our history, Americans are questioning the role of the courts and policing in our society and their ability to carry out correct justice. Follow The Truth could not be better timed to add to this larger conversation. The series includes themes of law enforcement corruption, racism, and social injustice in rural Robeson County, North Carolina a place where a Confederate monument still stands guard in front of the county courthouse and a Native American political candidate was murdered.

The show brings fans of true crime, society & culture, sports and celebrity together. Episodes one and two release on July 22, with weekly episodes on Thursdays through Sept 16.

Meet the Team

In addition to Lamb and Leslie, Follow the Truth is co-written and produced by Cliff Bumgardner, story editing and mix by Wilson Sayre, production management, marketing and social branding by Anita Normanly, branding, web design and digital marketing services by Capitol B Creative Studios. The show is represented by Melinda Morris Zanoni and Legacy Talent Entertainment, LLC. Ad sales exclusively by Authentic Shows. Thanks to Content Capital / Terra Firma Audio for their insight and services.

WRAL Studios was born out of media pioneer Capitol Broadcasting Company, which reaches the largest broadcast and digital media audience throughout North Carolina with television, radio, digital, satellite, mobile and streaming apps, a podcast network, and a digital marketing agency.

WRAL Studios second true crime podcast What Remains, also reported and hosted by Amanda Lamb, launches later this year.

Follow the Truth is Available Now

Find the show in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Amazon Music or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Follow the Truth Website

Follow the Truth | Twitter

Follow the Truth | Facebook

Follow the Truth | Instagram

Thanks to CBC Audience Development for this Capcom story & for these Capcom graphics.
LINK: https://www.capitolbroadcasting.com/2021/07/22/wral-studios-announces-...
See more stories from cbc

Most recent headlines

29/07/2021

WarnerMedia EMEA appoints Hannes Heyelma ... WarnerMedia EMEA appoints Hann ...

WarnerMedia EMEA appoints Hannes Heyelmann to lead Local Theatrical Production for Germany, Austria and Switzerland WarnerMedia London, 23.07.2021: Priya...

29/07/2021

DISH Adds HBO Max, HBO And Cinemax, Brings More Content To Viewers Nationwide

DISH Adds HBO Max, HBO And Cinemax, Brings More Content To Viewers Nationwide HBO Max WarnerMedia DISH customers can now access HBO Max streaming pla...

29/07/2021

News writing: The art of storytelling

Journalism is competitive. It can be a hard occupation to get into and it is just as hard to succeed in it. Thomson Foundations new online course News writing: ...

29/07/2021

In the W: Dallas Wings' Caitlin Hartley Leads Production Team in First WNBA Home Games at College Park Center

In the W: Dallas Wings' Caitlin Hartley Leads Production Team in First WNBA ...

29/07/2021

Watch Now! Mental Health Minute, Ep. 8: Staying in Touch With Elementary-Aged Children

Watch Now! Mental Health Minute, Ep. 8: Staying in Touch With Elementary-Aged Ch...

29/07/2021

Behind the Mic: Maria Taylor Joins NBC Sports; ESPN Retains Neil Everett

Behind the Mic: Maria Taylor Joins NBC Sports; ESPN Retains Neil Everett By SVG Staff Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 7:30 am Print This Story | Subscribe Sto...

29/07/2021

Adam Day, Jason Land Discuss Telstra/PSSI Relationship

Adam Day, Jason Land Discuss Telstra/PSSI Relationship By Ken Kerschbaumer, Editorial Director Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 8:00 am Print This Story | Subscr...

29/07/2021

Getty Images Inks Greenfly Deal to Drive Social Engagement of Athletes, Coaches, and More

Getty Images Inks Greenfly Deal to Drive Social Engagement of Athletes, Coaches,...

29/07/2021

Live From Tokyo Olympics: BMX at Ariake Urban Sports Park Photo Gallery

Live From Tokyo Olympics: BMX at Ariake Urban Sports Park Photo Gallery BMX at the Ariake Urban Sports Park is shifting into high gear for four days of competit...

29/07/2021

Live From Tokyo Olympics: Tennis at Ariake Tennis Centre Photo Gallery

Live From Tokyo Olympics: Tennis at Ariake Tennis Centre Photo Gallery Ariake Tennis Park will be home to what could be one of the most important moments of an ...

29/07/2021

Live From Tokyo Olympics: Volleyball at Ariake Arena Photo Gallery

Live From Tokyo Olympics: Volleyball at Ariake Arena Photo Gallery Ariake Arena is home to volleyball matches at the Olympics, matches that are played every day...

29/07/2021

ESPN, ABC Set To Produce First-Ever Simulcast of NBA Draft

ESPN, ABC Set To Produce First-Ever Simulcast of NBA Draft The event returns to Barclays Center after the pandemic By Jason Dachman, Chief Editor Thursday, J...

29/07/2021

Matrox VP of R&D David Chiappini Died Unexpectedly on July 26

Matrox VP of R&D David Chiappini Died Unexpectedly on July 26 By Ken Kerschbaumer, Editorial Director Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 5:29 pm Print This Story |...

29/07/2021

Sundance Institute Announces Inaugural Uprise Grant Fund Recipients Supporting BIPOC Artists

LOS ANGELES - As part of the nonprofit Sundance Institutes continued commitment ...

29/07/2021

Spotify Reports Second Quarter 2021 Earnings

Today, Spotify announced our second quarter 2021 financial performance. Click here to review the full earnings release, and take a look at the highlights below:...

29/07/2021

CEO Daniel Ek and CFO Paul Vogel Break Down Q2 Earnings in Latest Episode of Spotify: For the Record'

Spotify announced its second-quarter results yesterday, and there was a lot to u...

29/07/2021

22/07/2021

SBS today announced the appointment of Davide Schiappapietra as Head, Language Content in SBS's Audio and Language Content (ALC) division. Reporting to Dav...

29/07/2021

Enigma 3 invest in Titan X2 for Studio & Rental

See the first look at Bridgerton star, Phoebe Dynevor, star as prominent ceramicist, Clarice Cliff who came to fame in the 1920s, redefining the art and becomin...

29/07/2021

Riedel Intercom Systems Propel Dodd Technologies' U.S. Swim Trials Broadcast

Wuppertal July 29, 2021 Riedel Intercom Systems Propel Dodd Technologies' U.S. Swim Trials Broadcast When the fastest swimmers in the United States met la...

29/07/2021

Nokia Corporation Financial Report for Q2 and Half Year 2021

Nokia Corporation Financial Report for Q2 and Half Year 2021 Nokia Corporation Half year report 29 July 2021 at 08:00 EET Nokia Corporation Financial Rep...

29/07/2021

Paris Hilton Reveals the Inspiration Behind Her New Series Cooking With Paris'

Back to All News Paris Hilton Reveals the Inspiration Behind Her New Series Co...

29/07/2021

Things Are About to Get Even Sweeter, as Netflix Renews Sweet Tooth' for a Second Season

Back to All News Things Are About to Get Even Sweeter, as Netflix Renews Sweet...

29/07/2021

Claro Colombia's New Claro Box TV Delivers The Ultimate Television Experience

Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland, and Phoenix (AZ), USA - July 29 2021 - NAGRA...

29/07/2021

The future of work at LinkedIn

The future of work at LinkedIn Published on Jul 29, 2021 Categories: Company News LinkedIn Corporate Communications Share LinkedIn Facebook Twit...

29/07/2021

A whitepaper aiming at realization of End-to-End Network Slicing is published by KDDI led taskforce in GSMA

KDDI Corp. June 25,2021 Tokyo, June 25, 2021 KDDI led the GSMA [ 1] taskforce...

29/07/2021

Robinhood: A Rebel with A Cause

By Louisa Xu, Eric Liaw A year and a half ago, the world seemed to be coming to an end. Robinhood had just experienced two well-publicized engineering outages ...

29/07/2021

TechnipFMC plc to Sell Part of its Stake in Technip Energies N.V.

Press release | July 29 2021 TechnipFMC plc to Sell Part of its Stake in Technip Energies N.V. -- Sale of 16 million Technip EnergiesN.V. ( Technip Energ...

29/07/2021

Eutelsat ADVANCE, Eutelsat s new end-to-end managed connectivity service, gains early traction in the maritime sector

Photo credit: (Getty Images) Press release - 29 July 2021 12:19 Eutelsat ADV...

29/07/2021

On the road again

Steve Gligorovic is a Senior Customer Support Engineer at Calrec. He was the last Customer Support Engineer to return to Calrec prior to the outbreak of Covid ...

29/07/2021

Brightcove Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2021

All Press ReleasesShare All Press Releases Brightcove Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2021 BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 28, 202...

29/07/2021

Banijay Brands Cooks up MasterChef Condiments Range

Banijay Brands today announces a partnership with premium brand and food manufacturer, Baxters, to develop a range of branded products for the world's most ...

29/07/2021

2021-07-29

Cupertino, California Apple today announced GarageBand for iOS and iPadOS, the most popular music creation app in the world, now helps people unlock even more o...

29/07/2021

AES 2021 Election Results

Posted: Thursday, July 29, 2021 --...

29/07/2021

A deep dive into deepfakes

Viktor Underwood, CEO at Quickchannel, warns deepfakes have the power to disrupt and damage trust in broadcasting By Contributor Published: July 29, 2021 Vi...

29/07/2021

RT Statement: Olympic Games coverage (RoI)

RT has rights to broadcast Olympic Games 2020 coverage in the Republic of Ireland only. The International Olympics Committee (IOC), who are the rights owners...

29/07/2021

GFN Thursday Brings Evil Genius 2: World Domination,' Escape From Naraka' with RTX, and More This Week on GeForce NOW

This GFN Thursday shines a spotlight on the latest games joining the collection ...

29/07/2021

Olympic Broadcasting Services hosted in the cloud for first time

Content , OBS' content delivery platform, is fully migrated to the cloud for delivering short-form content, content asset management and content production ...

29/07/2021

BT hopes to announce Sport deal by next quarter'

ITV CEO Carolyn McCall says broadcaster is not looking to buy BT Sport, but doesnt rule out a possible tie-up between the two By Jenny Priestley Published: Ju...

29/07/2021

Hedge Secures Seed Funding, Invests in New Era of Video Workflows

Hedge, the creator of modern, intelligent software solutions for video professionals, announced it has closed a $3M round of seed funding led by Steve Bayes in ...

29/07/2021

MainStreaming and KevlinX Embark on VDN Partnership

MainStreaming, a leading intelligent media delivery company, has cemented its status as a lynchpin component of modern content delivery through its partnership ...

29/07/2021

AJA Desktop Software and SDK v16.1 Debut with Native Apple M1 Support

AJA Video Systems today rolled out Desktop Software v16.1 for KONA, Io, and T-TAP Pro products, alongside AJA SDK v16.1 for Developer Partners. Both releases in...

29/07/2021

IBC announces shortlist for IBC2021 Innovation Awards

IBC today announces the shortlist for the highly coveted IBC2021 Innovation Awards. This year, the awards will celebrate the spirit of collaboration within the ...

29/07/2021

New TV Channel BILD available in HD via SES on ASTRA 19.2 degrees East

Free-to-air channel will be available as of 22 August Luxembourg/Unterf hring/Berlin, 21 July 2021 - WeltN24, subsidiary of Axel Springer will be launching a n...

29/07/2021

Astera Launches AX9 PowerPAR

Astera Launches AX9 PowerPAR posted: 29/07/2021 Wireless LED lighting specialist Astera launches another new product - the AX9 PowerPAR. As the name impl...

29/07/2021

Brenda Fricker, Siobhn McSweeney, Charlene McKenna, Helen Behan and Pauline McLynn cast alongside Conleth Hill in ITV drama Holding

[Photo: Conleth Hill as PJ Collins and Siobhan McSweeney as Br d Riordan] [Photo...

29/07/2021

How Broadcasters Thrive In an OTT World

OTTAWA-Rather than being an industry killer, OTT (over the top) streaming media is boosting viewership for broadcast television, with the biggest benefits being...

29/07/2021

Tech Tour Van To Bring Cutting-Edge IP, Broadcast Solutions To Local Destinations

SYRACUSE, N.Y.-The OConsortium, a group of broadcasters and tech vendors collabo...

29/07/2021

Gap Between OTT and Traditional Pay-TV Services Continues to Grow

DALLAS-The gap between the popularity of OTT services and pay TV services in broadband homes continues to grow, with 82% of US broadband households subscribing ...