New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for chief engineers in California and Washington as well as a local sales manager in Wisconsin.
Morgan Murphy Media named veteran broadcaster Lyle Banks VP-GMof WISC, the company’s CBS affiliate in Madison, Wis. Banks, most recently VP and GM of Meredith’s WGLC Atlanta, succeeds Tom Keeler, now GM at Nexstar’s KOIN Portland, Ore.
Surrounded by lakes, Madison, Wis., is ranked the 12th Best Place to Live in the country by U. S. News & World Report. CBS affiliate WISC is looking for an experienced broadcasting professional to lead its broadcast, digital and print operations.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for anchor/reporters at both a Nexstar station in Iowa and a Gray station in Virginia, as well as a multimedia journalist/reporter for a Morgan Murphy Media station in Wisconsin.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a sports director in Madison, Wis.; a news producer in Richmond, Va.; a digital content manager on Maryland’s Delmarva Peninsula; and an anchor/reporter in Wichita, Kan.
WISC, the CBS affiliate in Madison, Wisc., has been blacked out to U-verse subscribers because of a retransmission consent dispute between station owner Morgan Murphy Media and AT&T, which owns U-verse.
Morgan Murphy Media’s CBS affiliate in Madison, Wis., has more than 1 million actions on social, 32% of the total engagement generated by the DMA, with more than 3.2 million social actions. Colin Benedict, WISC’s news director, says the station’s aggressive response to breaking news is one of the reasons for its success on Facebook.
RTDNA today announced the winners of the 2016 National Edward R. Murrow Awards, which honors outstanding work produced by radio, television and online news organizations. In large-market television, WXIA-WATL Atlanta scored a triple win for Continuing Coverage, Investigative Reporting and Writing. In small-market television, WVUE New Orleans had a double win for Series and Use of Video and WISC Madison, Wis., got a triple win for Overall Excellence, Newscast and Feature Reporting.
Morgan Murphy Media’s CBS affiliate WISC ranks heads and shoulders among the Madison, Wis., competition in social media, according to data from Shareablee. It leads in both total social actions in the last six months as well as the city’s highest number of fans/followers.
The Morgan Murphy Madison, Wis., CBS affiliate WISC takes over news duties for Sinclair’s Fox affil after WMSN’s contract with Quincy’s WKOW expired.
The VP-station manager of the Morgan Murphy Media-owned CBS affiliate was formally named VP-general manager after serving as acting GM since September following the resignation of David Sanks in September. Bier has been at WISC for 37 years, including 23 years as the station’s news director.
The Morgan Murphy CBS affiliate in Madison, Wis., is using Roku to deliver local news from its Channel3000.com to consumers TV sets. “Our new Roku channel will extend the WISC-TV over-the-air brand and our Channel3000.com brand by making it easy to view our Web video on television,” said Brian Burns.