WCJB, a legacy station in Gainesville, Fla., was losing news viewers and revenue three years ago. This May, its 11 o’clock news ratings was up 48% in adults 25-54. See how the ABC affiliate turned itself around.
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“Being Jaylin’s Big Brother is one of the best things that could have happened in my life,” said Matt Barnes. “Watching him mature into the man he is today and being able to be just a small part of his journey has been amazing. I just hope our experience inspires others to get involved with the organization and make a difference in someone’s life”
This year, there are significantly more needs in the Waco, Texas, community due to the pandemic, yet donations have been drastically reduced. That’s why today, KXXV is partnering with food pantries across Central Texas and the Brazos Valley to Feed the Need.
The two stations earned excellence in journalism awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. WKBW’s award is for its investigation into child sexual abuse inside the Catholic Church in Western New York. KNXV’s award is for its investigative series inside a local Arizona police department which exposed a corrupt culture that protected officers and misled the public.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a news director who has vision and passion, with strong oversight and consistent communication with newsroom staff.
WCAU, the NBC-owned affiliate in Philadelphia, is partnering with The Philadelphia Tribune to air a 30-minute special designed to advance the conversation about social injustice and racial disparities by providing context for this moment in history.
How people think and feel about what’s in the news, politics and other issues like the pandemic and racism, is being used by some local stations to hold news viewers deeper into newscasts and in some cases, drive them to upcomng newscasts. And what people care about is also being used to drive them to stations’ websites, apps and other social media platforms.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for an assistant director of technology at Graham Media Group’s NBC affiliate WDIV Detroit.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a news director, a newscast producer and a multimedia account executive. All three openings are at WWSB in Sarasota, Fla.