Nexstar’s NBC affiliate has more than a million Facebook actions over its next nearest competitor. David Ciliberti, WCMH’s news director, says finding the right stories that everybody connects to at the same time is the key to generating interaction. Michael King, WCMH’s digital director, says news tips, videos and pictures from Facebook users help the station stay ahead in the market. “By leveraging it on digital first, we associated our brand with the story before our broadcast competitors.”
WPSD, NBC Local 6 in Paducah, Ky., needs a general sales manager. Lockwood Broadcasting has an opening for a general sales manager at the Triad CW in Greensboro, N.C. Nexstar’s WCHM, NBC4 in Columbus, Ohio, is looking for a general sales manager. To see all job openings visit our Media Job Center here.
The anchorman at Media General’s NBC affiliate in Columbus, Ohio announced on the air last night that he plans to retire in December. Rea, 60, said in an interview after the newscast that he had been contemplating the move for a while. “For a lot of reasons, it’s time for me to move on.”
He will head sales efforts for Media General’s Columbus, Ohio, NBC affil.