New TV jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for account execs and an investigative MMJ in Florida, Michigan and Indiana at Scripps, Hearst and Weigel stations.
This week, Social Scorecard is in West Michigan’s largest city, Grand Rapids, just 30 miles east of Lake Michigan, to find out what WXMI is serving on Facebook to make it the most engaged. The secret ingredients are an appetite for food and short, easily digested videos.
The Tribune-owned Fox affiliate in Grand Rapids, Mich, has appointed Chris Legg to oversee the station’s sales team and revenue.
Tribune Broadcasting on Tuesday announced that it reached a comprehensive, multi-year agreement with Fox Broadcasting to renew the existing Fox affiliations of six Tribune Media stations: KSWB San Diego; KTXL Sacramento, Calif.; WXIN Indianapolis; WTIC Hartford, Conn.; WXMI Grand Rapids, Mich.; and WPMT Harrisburg, Pa. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Tribune Broadcasting’s Fox affiliate WXMI Grand Rapids, Mich. (DMA 40), has hired Garry Frank as a meteorologist for its Fox 17 Morning News. Frank will be introduced during the morning news broadcast on Thursday, April 16, with Friday, April 17 being the first Fox 17 Morning News broadcast featuring Frank in his new role. Frank […]
Mike Avery and Deanna Falzone anchor the new Fox 17 Midday newscast that airs at 11 a.m. on the Tribune Media-owned Fox affiliate in Grand Rapids, Mich.
The Grand Rapics, Mich., Fox affiliate, whose slogan has been “at 10 it’s news, at 11 it’s history,” is changing its tune. WXMI on June 2 will launch an 11 p.m. news program seven days a week.
In Western Michigan, online engagement has long been part of the local media mission. And with local TV sites and statewide behemoth MLive.com — which represents Advance Publication’s area newspapers — all fighting for the market’s online audience, the battle often comes down to who is forging the most resonant connections with users.
The new contracts cover KCPQ Seattle; WTIC Hartford, Conn.; WXIN Indianapolis; KXTL Sacramento, Calif.; WXMI Grand Rapids, Mich.; and WPMT Harrisburg, Pa.