TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in sales, news, engineering, social/digital, and executive management.

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

Chief Engineers And Broadcast IT Engineer Openings

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for chief engineers in great locations for stations owned by Allen Media, Sinclair, Draper Media and IntrigueTV.

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

TV Jobs In Sales, Creative Services, News, Tech

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s MediaJobCenter include openings for a chief engineer, a creative services manager, a news director and a local sales manager in markets in Alabama, Alaska and Ohio.

MARKET SHARE | DMA 79: HUNTSVILLE, AL

WAAY Devotes A Day To Help Tornado Victims

DMAS 11, 79 & 108

Calkins Selling 3 TVs, Exiting Broadcasting

Raycom will buy Calkins’ WWSB Sarasota and WTXL Tallahassee, both Florida, while Raycom duopoly partner American Spirit Media will buy WAAY Huntsville, Ala., which will presumably be operated in tandem with Raycom’s Huntsville NBC affiliate, WAFF. “We came to this decision reluctantly and after a long period of deliberation,” Calkins CEO Mark Contreras says in a memo to employees.

Calkins Media Building ‘WordPress For OTT’

Calkins Media and its Chief Digital Officer Guy Tasaka have retooled its Amazon Fire OTT app to allow for more monetization and discovery opportunities. It has also overhauled its mobile app at WWSB Tampa, Fla., resulting in a 900% increase in video views. The revamped version has since been rolled out at Calkins’ WAAY Huntsville, Ala., and WTXL Tallahassee, Fla.

DMA 79 (HUNTSVILLE-DECATUR-FLORENCE, AL)

Paul Dughi Joining WAAY As VP-GM

The former president of Cowles California Media will take over leadership of Southern Broadcast Corp.’s ABC affiliate in Huntsville-Decatur-Florence, Ala., next month.

DMA 79 (HUNTSVILLE-DECATUR, AL)

WAAY News Director Keith Lowhorne Leaving

He’s stepping down from the ABC affiliate in Huntsville, Ala., and a 40-year career in journalism to become director of development at the Huntsville Botanical Garden.

DMA 79 (HUNTSVILLE-DECATUR, AL)

WAAY Reporter Fired Over Online Confessions

Calkins Media Promotes Jeff Benninghoff

The GM of WWSB Sarsota adds oversight of the company’s other two stations to his portfolio.

TECH SPOTLIGHT

Doing HD News Without Breaking The Bank

WAAY Huntsville, Ala. is proving that newscasts can be done in HD on a budget. Using a TriCaster 850 from NewTek the Calkins Media station is producing five and a half hours of news daily across two stations in DMA 79.