New job posts to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for local TV sales managers for Tegna and Nexstar stations in Arizona and along the southeast Atlantic coast.
Paid content models figure to play a big role in the Arizona city in the coming months. Lee Enterprises’ Arizona Daily Star is preparing to roll out a paywall soon as part of a company-wide initiative, while Gannett-owned remnant TucsonCitizen.com — which aggregates news from the company’s other papers — is not expected to create a backdoor around that company’s own paywall efforts.
On Tuesday, Belo Corp. announced a shared services deal for its Tucson, Ariz., duopoly of KMSB (Fox) and KTTU (MNT) that will put operations of the two stations in the hands of Raycom Media’s KOLD (CBS). The only Tucson employees who will remain with Belo are those in sales. All other Belo jobs will be eliminated.