TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

Job Openings In Sales, News, Creative Services

New TV job openings posted last week on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include opportunities at stations owned by Gray, NBC, Meredith, Cox and Graham in Charlotte, Orlando, Atlanta, Boston, San Antonio and the Flint-Saginaw-Bay City area of Michigan.

MARKET SHARE (DMA 72)

WNEM Claims No. 1 Spot In Social In Flint, MI

The Meredith CBS affiliate racked up almost 1.4 million social actions in six months, accounting for almost half (42%) of the total engagement generated in the market’s total 3.2 million actions, according to Shareablee data. Ian Rubin, WNEM’s news director, attributes most of the station’s success on Facebook to its anchors.

DMA 71: FLINT-SAGINAW-BAY CITY, MI)

WJRT Meteorologist John McMurray Retiring

DMA 71: FLINT-SAGINAW-BAY CITY, MI)

Former WJRT Reporter Leslie Toldo Settles Lawsuit

DMA 71

WJRT Flint Teases New Set

MeTV Adds 5 Affils, Passes 92% Coverage

The classic TV diginet signs affiliates in Dayton, Ohio; Flint-Saginaw-Bay City, Mich.; Eugene, Ore.; Bakersfield, Calif.; and Utica, N.Y.

DMAS 68 & 76

Gray Closes On Flint, Toledo Station Buys

The $128 million purchase of ABC affiliates WJRT and WTVG was announced in July.

DMA 68 AND DMA 76

Gray Buys Stations in Flint, Toledo For $128M

Gray is buying the ABC affiliates from George Lilly’s SJL Holdings in an all-cash deal. Lilly had bought the stations from ABC just our years ago for $30 million.

DMA 68 (FLINT-SAGINAW-BAY CITY, MI)

WJRT Anchor Harris In Talks With WNEM, WEYI

DMA 69

Bill Harris, Joel Feick Out At WJRT Flint

DMAS 69 & 70

New GMs At Flint, Toledo Former ABC O&Os

SJL Broadcasting, which officially takes over WJRT Flint and WTVG Toledo tomorrow, is replacing the stations’ longtime general managers, Tom Bryson and David Zamichow. Both executives have opted to leave on their own, says SJL President George Lilly, and both replacements come from within the extended Lilly family. WJRT’s new GM is Peter Veto; WTVG’s is John Christianson.