TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

News, Digital Sales And Graphic Design Openings

New TV jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an Executive Producer, a digital sales coordinator and a graphics design manager for stations owned by Hearst, Gray and Nexstar.

KRQE Reporter Arrested For Impersonating A Cop

DMA 48: ALBUQUERQUE-SANTA FE, NM

KRQE Cancels Newscast After Intruder Walks Into Newsroom

A New Mexico television station abruptly canceled its evening newscasts Sunday after an unknown man walked into the building and onto the station’s news set. In a brief statement late Sunday night, Nexstar CBS affiliate KRQE said it had to abandon the two newscasts while police searched the building in downtown Albuquerque.

DMA 48: ALBUQUERQUE, NM

KRQE To Vet All Stories Involving Advertisers

A directive from Media General’s CBS affiliate in Albuquerque to its employees about news coverage involving advertisers raises questions — especially with the timing coming hours after management removed a reporter from a story critical of a “client.”

DMA 47 (ALBUQUERQUE, NM)

Longtime KRQE Anchor Dick Knipfing To Retire

 

 

 

 

DIGITAL DMAS: ALBUQUERQUE (45)

Paper’s Paywall Is Boon For TV Competition

In Albuquerque, N.M., the Albuquerque Journal’s paywall — erected in 2001 — has let the rest of the market’s online players catch up to the top site. Now, with aggressive mobile plans, the area’s TV sites are poised to break out.

DMA 46

LIN Selling Colorado Satellite For $2 Million

Licensed to Durango, KREZ is now retransmitting LIN’s CBS affiliate in Albuquerque, N.M., KRQE. The buyer is Native American Broadcasting, which is paying $2 million, according to an FCC filing. No word yet on Native American’s plans for the station.