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‘Newsroom Mom’ TV Anchor Retiring After 36 Years

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

Openings For News Managers & On-Air Talent

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a news director, executive producer, news anchor and reporter/MMJ in markets in Virginia, Idaho and Mississippi.

TVN TECH

Stations Prepare For Total Solar Eclipse

The United States will experience a coast-to-coast total solar eclipse Aug. 21 — the first in 99 years. For the reporters, anchors and news crews at local TV stations, coverage of the celestial event is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. With just under two months to go, many stations are deep into their coverage planning.

KIFI Chief Eng. Found After Being Stranded On Mountain

DMA 163 (IDAHO FALLS-POCATELLO, ID)

KIFI’s Unique Mayweather-Pacquaio Coverage

How do you show highlights from the “fight of the century” when it’s still going on and footage from the fight is embargoed? Dig up your old Rock ‘em Sock ‘em Robots, of course. That’s what KIFI Idaho Falls, Idaho, did when its sportscast needed to cover the event but couldn’t use actual footage from the fight due to pay-per-view provider restrictions.

DMA 162

KIDK-KIFI SSA Deal To Cost 27 Jobs

The cuts to the 43-person staff at Fisher’s CBS affil KIDK Idaho Falls are revealed following announcement of a shared-services agreement with News-Press & Gazette’s KIFI.