Tegna promotes her from sales director of its KING-KONG Seattle to oversee its NBC affiliates in Boise and Twin Falls, Idaho.
She is promoted from executive news director to succeed Doug Armstrong who is retiring as president and general manager of its KTVB Boise and KTFT Twin Falls.
With 360 video, you can make your audience feel as if they are doing more than just watching a story. Xanti Alcelay, director of photography at KTVB Boise, Idaho, says that when 360 video is done well, it’s as though the viewer is actually in the story. “We’re still looking to see what the best stories are,” he says. “What I’ve found so far is the best stories are the stories where you’re leveraging the power of the 360 camera to put the viewer in a situation that they wouldn’t find themselves in.”
As the news crew at Tegna’s NBC affiliate KTVB Boise, Idaho, has learned, launching their drone for news coverage can draw a crowd. Executive News Director Kate Morris says this has been a good opportunity to educate the public about the opportunities the new technology offers journalists and assure folks of the TV station’s commitment to ethical journalism and safety. But crowds have also posed challenges. Morris talks about KTVB’s drone efforts.
The Gannett-owned NBC affiliate in Boise, Idaho, reports record growth on social and mobile in the past year.