Experienced multimedia journalists and employment experts urged MMJs to compel their bosses to be more proactive about field safety in a second virtual town hall for MMJs sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists last Saturday. MMJs have more newsroom clout than they think, experts said.
WALB Grapples With Pandemic And Poverty
Gray-owned WALB Albany, Ga., found itself at the center of one of the coronavirus’ earliest and unlikeliest hotspots in rural Georgia. Its news coverage is tackling the virus’ ravages on both the community’s health and its fragile, poverty-laden economy. (Photo: Phoebe Putney Health System)
WALB GM Jim Wilcox Announces Retirement
He will step down as head of Raycom’s ABC-NBC affiliate in Albany, Ga., at the end of this year. The station’s general sales manager, Bruce Austin, will succeed him.
WALB Names Leach Director Of Marketing
Michael Leach joins from WXII-WCWG Winston-Salem, N.C., to lead marketing and audience development at Raycom’s NBC-ABC affiliate in Albany, Ga.
WALB Video Speaks For Tornado Survivors
Raycom Names Three New News Directors
It installs news content directors at WMBF Myrtle Beach, S.C.; WALB Albany, Ga.; and KAIT Jonesboro, Ark.