Experienced multimedia journalists and employment experts urged MMJs to compel their bosses to be more proactive about field safety in a second virtual town hall for MMJs sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists last Saturday. MMJs have more newsroom clout than they think, experts said.
KENS Pays Off $2 Million In Medical Debt
The Tegna CBS affiliate in San Antonio teamed up with RIP Medical Debt, a charitable organization that purchases medical debt from collectors at a deep discount. KENS wrote a check for $15,000 to buy more than $2 million in overdue debts.
Tegna Promotions In Dallas, Austin, San Antonio
The Dallas ABC affiliate’s current GM Brad Ramsey becomes Tegna senior vice president and Carolyn Mungo, executive news director is promoted to VP-station manager.
Eye-Popping KENS Promo Is Award Worthy
A hundred people — including all of the morning, noon and evening anchors — an outside shoot in a public place, elaborate costumes and everybody dancing in one continuous shot. Take a look.
KENS Reporter Talks About Throat Cancer Diagnosis
Chelsey Hernandez Leaves KENS For KTRK
Anchor Deborah Knapp Joins KENS 10 P.M. News
‘Things To Do’ Puts KENS First On Facebook
Tegna CBS affiliate KENS leads San Antonio’s Facebook action mainly due to listening to what people want, and it’s more than just news. Gregory Matthews, KENS’ digital media director, attributes the station’s success on Facebook to listening to what interests people and following social trends. “We are long past the days of telling the audience what they ought to care about,” he says.