New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for two director of sales positions and an assistant news director.
Nexstar Media’s Indianapolis duopoly of WTTV (CBS) and WXIN (Fox) plan to broadcast a live, televised debate featuring the leading candidates for Indianapolis mayor later this month. Incumbent Mayor Joe […]
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a director of creative services, several sales managers, a digital content manager, executive news producers, a weekend anchor, an MMJ and a business affairs VP.
Veteran marketing and creative executive Drew Fowler has been named marketing director for Nexstar Media’s Indianapolis businesses: WXIN (Fox 59), WTTV (CBS 4) and their respective websites.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a digital sales director, three VP-market managers and a marketing director.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in news, sales, digital, creative services, engineering and technical operations/production.
Assignment editors, stalwarts of the TV newsroom, are evolving into a more digitally centric, collaborative and decentralized force, and their time-honed skills of scrutiny and being the newsroom’s trusted gatekeepers are more important than ever. Above, the assignment desk at KNTV-KSTS San Francisco. (Photo by Gonzo Rojas)
Ruthanne Gordon, senior planning manager at Nexstar’s WXIN-WTTV Indianapolis, explains how to best manage the torrent of information that comes over the assignment desk’s transom, along with how to build strong relationships with community sources and the newsroom’s other journalists. Watch more of TVNewsCheck’s How To videos here.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in news, sales, marketing, digital, engineering and media analysis.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a news producer, a photographer/editor, an account executive, an executive producer, an investigative reporter and an affiliate marketing manager.
New owners shake up television in the Indiana capital.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for local sales managers and account executives for Nexstar and Front Range Television.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manger, a promotion manager and local sales manager at Nexstar stations in California, Alabama and Indiana.
As the CBS Broadcast Center in New York remains closed due to the coronavirus, local affiliates continue to pitch in on the weekends. This weekend it will be Debby Knox and Bob Donaldson from WTTV in Indianapolis.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for an experienced marketing/creative services director at the Nexstar CBS-Fox duopoly in a top 25 market, Indianapolis.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings at Sinclair and Nexstar stations for sales management in Las Vegas and Indianapolis, and a creative services director opening for Graham’s station in Roanoke, Va.
As many as a dozen employees at Fox affiliate WXIN and independent WTTV, including one on-air reporter, were laid off Wednesday, roughly three months after Nexstar Media Group acquired the stations as part of its $4.1 billion deal to buy Tribune Media.
New jobs posted to TVNewscheck’s Media Job Center include openings for sales directors at the Nexstar duopoly in Indianapolis and Standard Media’s ABC affiliate in Lincoln, Neb.
Nexstar is moving the 35-year local broadcast veteran from WIVB-WNLO Buffalo, N.Y., to lead its Indianapolis CBS-Fox duopoly.
Tribune moves him from VP-GM at its KDAF Dallas to succeed Paul Rennie at the Fox-CBS duopoly in Indianapolis.
The last year has been a tumultuous one for TV broadcasters in the 27th market. One local media buyer called the current picture “utter chaos.” When CBS moved its affiliation from WISH to WTTV, the latter added another 24.5 hours of local TV news to the market mix. And to fill the CBS hole, WISH increased its local news offering 42%, to 64.5 hours per week. WRTV also added newscasts, upping its weekly amount to 40 hours. WXIN, already a local TV news heavyweight, broadcasts a whopping 66 hours per week while local ratings king WTHR airs 38.5.
The addition of CBS on WTTV Indianapolis gives Tribune Broadcasting a rare one-two punch in the central Indiana market. WTTV and sister station WXIN, a Fox affiliate, can now deliver more sports to viewers than any other local broadcaster, by a wide margin. Those offerings could be used to raise revenue directly — especially if Tribune decides to sell ad packages across both stations — but also as a springboard to boost ratings and sell advertising across all its programs.
Network demands for increased programming fees form the central issue in affiliate-network relations today. And no recent story brought the situation into sharper relief than last summer’s announcement that CBS […]
Beginning next season, all of the Colts pre-season games will be broadcast on either Tribune’s WXIN (Fox) or WTTV (CBS). In addition, Colts-produced programs such as The Coaches Show with Chuck Pagano and Colts Up Close will air on WXIN and WTTV.