WXIA Atlanta took an innovative approach to address concerns and mistrust over the COVID-19 vaccines. Instead of a reporter interviewing the experts, they turned the questioning over to an Atlanta viewer skeptical of the COVID-19 vaccines, a mom with two kids who was also a caregiver for her live-in elderly mother.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a vice president and general manger for Nexstar’s MNT affiliate KRON in San Francisco.
When a deadly tornado touched down in Birmingham, Ala., during the late news, WBRC’s coverage led the market in household viewers. Station management says strong First Alert branding and an all-hands approach made the difference.
“The global pandemic, the focus on racial justice and the intense partisanship of 2020 called on us to work harder and smarter than ever, and today we celebrate a few of the many Scripps employees across the country who rose to the occasion,” says Adam Symson, Scripps’ president.
WHAS in Louisville, Ky., is celebrating Black History Month with Moments That Matter, a series of interviews with 28 people in the area revealing the city’s problematic history.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for general sales manager for Nexstar and a president-CEO for Lakeland PBS in Minnesota.
In his 31 years running Lindgren & Associates, Bruce Lindgren worked with countless local TV marketing personnel for a variety of broadcast groups across the country. His death this week prompted an outpouring of love, admiration and thanks from a number of people who worked with him.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for executive producers, investigative reporters and producers openings at Hearst and Sunbeam stations.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a promotions manager in Detroit and a creative services photographer in Boston.
For Jonathan Killian, NewsNation’s new VP for creative marketing and brand communications, one one of the first challenges is helping viewers find the fledgling national newscast, whose brand of center-of-the-road news has been slow to get off the ground with viewers.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a news director, a news producer and a general manager for Nexstar stations in Sacramento, Calif.; Roanoke, Va.; and San Francisco.
The NBC O&O in Philadelphia just launched a news program developed especially for an audience that is doubling every year — streamers.