New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a news producer and an investigative reporter.
WAPT Jackson, Miss., created a video showing the behind-the-scenes of the inner workings of the station so that when their meteorologists, reporters or anchors visit classrooms or give presentations, they can share the inside story of what they do, and how they do it.
The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association announced the winners for the top local TV promos in the state for news image, weather, sports and topicals. Watch them here.
The Gray Media Training Center program at WLBT Jackson, Miss., gives hands-on training to college students while learning best practices for a career in broadcast and digital journalism.
Graham Media’s Solutionaries is an experiment to grow a YouTube channel from zero based on solutions-based journalism. So far, so good. Overall views on Solutionaries’ YouTube channel are at 1.6 million.
Crime is a legitimate topic for news coverage because of concerns about the public’s safety. KING’S mission in Seattle is to “cover crime in a way that helps them be informed and empowered in ways that make sense,” says News Director Julie Wolfe.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager, director of engineering, managing editor/director of Now, manager of business operations and multimedia journalist.
WJZY Charlotte, N.C.’s Queen City News Hometown initiative takes its 5 p.m. news on the road every Wednesday. You can say you’re the hometown station, but being out in neighborhoods doing the news speaks volumes.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a group senior producer of creative services (work from home), two multimedia journalists and a general manager.
Matt Laubhan, chief meteorologist at WTVA Tupelo, Miss., knew he was seeing a killer tornado. “At that moment, viewers needed somebody to hold their hand and get them through it,” he says.
WAVE Louisville, Ky., produced a documentary that took advantage of the hoopla surrounding the fictional movie, Cocaine Bear. In the incredible true story WAVE tells, the bear isn’t even the main character.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a marketing manager, marketing producer/editor, marketing photog/editor, anchor/reporter, multimedia reporter, producer and executive producer of news/entertainment.
WPVI Philadelphia turned the cameras on the women behind the scenes in the newsroom as part of Women’s History Month. “They are the foundation of Action News,” says Thomas Davis, WPVI’s VP and news director.
WQAD Moline, Ill., came up with a TV advertising campaign that was unique to the needs of Matt Wangelin, owner of Wangelin’s Auto. “It really works well for my type of business.”
Rob Dwyer, a longtime TV marketer, is the new GM at KCEN in Temple, Texas. What makes TV marketers good candidates to run stations? “We are the great collaborators,” Dwyer says.
A growing number of TV stations have used interactive sponsorships to expand advertising revenue in 2022 and so far in 2023. These powerful campaigns make advertisers part of branded broadcast experiences with a strong push-to-digital component that enables sponsors to collect valuable opt-in data and permits consumers to make instant online purchases.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a creative service director and a radio station general manager.