Mired in third place in the Dayton, Ohio, news ratings, Sinclair’s WKEF and WRGT — combined and branded as “Dayton 24/7 Now” — were encouraged to experiment with new forms of gathering, delivering and promoting news. It’s working.
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.
Dayton, Ohio, had a difficult year in 2019. So when WRGT wanted to do a year-ending message, it needed something special, something that summed up all the area had gone through. It needed a personal touch for the spot, something that would show the town support and love. And it came from Hollywood.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center are for local sales managers for Sinclair and Paxton Media TV stations in Dayton, Ohio, and Paducah, Ky.
He moves from WKBW Buffalo, N.Y., where he was also general manager, to oversee WKEF and WRGT.