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WDIV’s ‘Juneteenth’, Part Of Graham Media’s Company-Wide Celebration

“We wanted to further our Juneteenth efforts this year by creating opportunities for learning and outreach that support the cause of combatting injustice and racism,” says Emily Barr, Graham Media’s president.

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KTNV’s 65th Anniversary Special Reels Off Las Vegas History

KTNV, the Scripps-owned ABC affiliate, produced an hour-long special for its 65th anniversary of broadcasting that’s uniquely Las Vegas. It follows the Sin City’s history of colorful characters, Hollywood celebrities and mobsters through the boom times and the busts, from Elvis and the Rat Pack in the 50s to today. The one constant? The principles of journalism “haven’t changed throughout the decades,” says Emily Atuna, KTNV’s executive producer.

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WOI And KCWI Donate $7,000 To Des Moines Food Pantries

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WLS Chicago’s Cheryl Burton Gives $5,000 To High School Students For College

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Get Creative — TVN Is Looking For ‘How To’ Ideas

TVNewsCheck is sharing installments of “How To,” our original video series that solicits innovative, practical and actionable advice from TV experts in news, technology, sales and marketing. TV creatives, put your thinking caps on and tell us what topics you’d like to see explained.

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Midland/Odessa Stations Join Together To Help Nonprofits

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WBRZ Sees A Sure Thing In Sports Betting Programming

As Louisiana moves closer to legalizing online sports betting, WBRZ, the Manship Media-owned ABC affiliate in Baton Rouge, is betting heavily that programs dedicated to those who gamble on sports is the next step for the online sports betting industry to transition from advertising on local TV to programming there.

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New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center this week include openings for a multimedia sales account exec, a news producer, a general manager, a national sales manager, a broadcast technology manager, a senior account exec and a digital sales director.

WTMJ Earns Cronkite Award For Pandemic Unemployment Investigation

During its months-long investigation, the TMJ4 I-Team regularly reported on Wisconsin’s overly complicated and neglected unemployment system, which collapsed under the pressure of the pandemic. It helped 83 people collect nearly $400,000 in unemployment back pay.

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TVNewsCheck Launches Weekly ‘Marketing Monday’ Newsletter

TVNewsCheck announces the debut of Marketing Monday, a free weekly newsletter that features the best of Market Share and other marketing articles, delivered to your email inbox every Monday.

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WPTV Meteorologist Goes Virtual To Continue Annual Bike Ride For The Red Cross

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WTVO’s High School Quiz Show Wins By Every Measure

WTVO in Rockford, Ill., just completed the seventh season of its high school quiz show, Bergstrom Stateline Quiz Bowl. The station has aired 230 episodes so far. “It has been just hugely successful,” says David Rydell, chairman of the Bergstrom Manufacturing company, the show’s title sponsor.

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WGN Chicago Launches Digital-Only Newscasts

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Katharyn Howe DeVille Is Right At Home As KTAL’s New CSD

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KSLA Shreveport Doc Prompts Police Changes

Local police officers responding to 911 calls in the Shreveport area sometimes encounter people suffering mental breakdowns, often leading to tragic results. KSLA’s Breakdown: The Frontline Response to the Mental Health Crisis documentary led to a change in how the area’s first responders react to psychiatric emergencies.

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New Job Openings On TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to the TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for meteorologists, news director, an executive news producer and an engineering director.

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WRAL’s New Durham Bureau, A Very Visible Sign Of News Presence

“It is important that we let viewers know in Durham and other places that we are really interested in what is happening there, we are committed to covering what is making news where they live and work,” says Rick Gall, WRAL Raleigh’s news director.

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WCAU Explores Racial Disparities One Year After George Floyd’s Death

Race in Philly: One Year Later will examine what has transpired over the past year since George Floyd’s murder, as well as what steps are being taken in response by the city.

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Monday Memo | KTTV’s ‘Rising Up’ Docuseries Traces LA’s Social Justice Movement

KTTV Los Angeles is airing Rising Up, a five-part docuseries, all this week in place of its normal 6 p.m. newscast. The series weaves together more than 25 interviews with activists, thought-leaders, law enforcement, politicians, journalists and protesters to tell the stories of the social justice movement in Los Angeles.

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New Job Openings Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a senior vice president and regional manager at Nexstar, a media analyst opening that can be done from anywhere, and a GM/sales manager opening in a beach location.

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Morgan Murphy Stations Fighting Vaccine Hesitancy

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KRBK’s New Morning Promo is Jumping, Literally

KRBK Springfield, Mo., has a new morning promo that takes the idea of jump-starting your day to a whole new level. And to demonstrate that, the station needed a trampoline.

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Monday Memo | WTMJ’s ‘Milwaukee Tonight’ Promises Good News

Research told WTMJ that their viewers want more positive news and the station’s response was the weeknightly Milwaukee Tonight. Local viewers and news directors across the country are already embracing it.

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New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager, a brand manager, an assistant news director, a commercial producer, a traffic coordinator and a digital sales manager.

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A Local TV CSD’s Job Search Saga

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KPRC Salutes Hospital Workers, Teachers And Military During May

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Scripps Gives Away 500,000 Books … And Counting

KHOU Weather Promo Buzzes With Believability

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Broadcasters Foundation Of America Needs Donations

“In its more than 70 years of existence, The Broadcasters Foundation of America has provided financial assistance to every broadcaster who qualified, and we want to continue that track record,” says Scott Herman, the organization’s chairman. It needs help now due to effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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WFXT’s Digital Videos Shine A Light On Talent’s Personalities

“We want viewers to see our people how we get to see them every day behind the scenes — down-to-earth and personable,” says Heath Benfield, promotion manager for WFXT, Cox’s Fox affiliate in Boston.