Talking TV: Ginger Zee On Preparing Viewers For Disaster

TVNewsCheck’s Michael Depp talks with Ginger Zee, chief meteorologist for ABC and co-host of Hearst Media Production Group’s Hearts of Heroes, along with fellow host Sheldon Yellen, about broadcast’s role in disaster preparedness and the frontline workers whose stories they tell in the show. A full transcript of the conversation is included.

FEMA Administrator Highlights Important Role Of Broadcasters During Disasters

The National Association of Broadcasters today released a new NAB Podcast episode featuring a discussion between NAB President-CEO Curtis LeGeyt and Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Deanne Criswell about the importance of emergency preparedness. Their conversation highlighted how broadcasters help disaster relief agencies prepare, inform and serve local communities during this year’s hurricane and wildfire seasons. “The […]


Who Will Protect The Protectors?

Stations are at risk every day — from natural disasters to cyber attacks. Here are valuable tips on how you should prepare to ensure you remain on the air when your viewers need you the most.



Be Sure To Be Prepared For Disasters

Here are insights on the types of damages media businesses can experience during a disaster, as well as suggestions of steps to take to ensure your company can continue to provide vital community information during catastrophic events.

MFM Webinar To Focus On Disaster Planning

Media Financial Management Association (MFM) will offer a distance learning webinar on planning for — and recovering from — natural and other disasters that disrupt business operations and threaten profitability.  Scheduled for Thursday, April 25, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. ET, the CPE-accredited (Continuing Professional Education) webinar will be led by Greg Bartels CEO of […]


Now’s The Time To Prepare For Disasters

A solid disaster recovery plan, combined with a good liability insurance policy, allows stations to maintain business continuity during a disruption. A station that fails to remain on the air when its viewers most need information can result in its losing market share for months or even years following the event. Here’s a checklist of vital steps to be ready.