KXXV, Scripps ABC affiliate in Waco, Texas, is bringing back Ann Harder, a news anchor who retired in 2020, for a new semimonthly segment connecting viewers with people, places, and things all uniquely Texan.
WMLW, Weigel Broadcasting’s independent station in Milwaukee, held an hour-long, live Q&A with an expert health panel answering viewer questions regarding COVID vaccine.
Graham Media Group announced the winners of its second annual Grahammy Awards. “I am thrilled to honor the best of the best across all of Graham’s markets and to acknowledge the outstanding, creative work our newsrooms produce every day,” says Emily Barr, Graham Media’s president and CEO.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an executive producer in Columbus, Ga./Opelika-Auburn, Ala., as well as a news director position in La Crosse-Eau Claire, Wis.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a marketing and promotions producer for Cox and a digital content producer for Hearst.
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.
WBTS, the NBC-owned affiliate in Boston, branded as NBC10 Boston, used an original poem about Boston’s Black history to create videos celebrating Black History Month. Robert Poulton, NBC10’s VP of brand and marketing, reached out to me on social media to share the station’s work.
WGN America, which will be rebranded on Monday, March 1st, to NewsNation, has announced some promotions and hires to its creative team in Chicago.
PPI Releasing announced a 2021 syndication launch for its reality series, The Liquidator. “The Liquidator is well crafted, full of surprises and a lot of fun,” says Ritch Colbert, PPI principal.
It was a week of extreme weather in Austin. Most people had no power, no water and a dwindling supply of food. The employees of KTBC, the city’s Fox O&O, were also dealing with that major story they were covering.