New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general sales manager; an assistant chief engineer; a multimedia journalist; a sales account executive; a producer and reporter to work remotely on a new national daily news magazine; and a weekend anchor/reporter.
Jason Martinez, news anchor on WTXF in Philadelphia, is the butt of the joke in a promo for the station’s Super Bowl coverage.
Local TV people who have signed up for the free Marketing Monday newsletter from TVNewsCheck tend to have a very relaxing weekend. Because they know, come Monday morning, they can count on Marketing Monday newsletter to appear in their inboxes.
On Wednesday, Feb. 1, WESH, Hearst’s NBC affiliate in Orlando, Fla., is airing WESH 2 Chronicle: Witness to History, The Loss of Shuttle Columbia, featuring personal accounts told by the reporters and anchors who covered the 2003 disaster.
KXAN, Nexstar’s NBC affiliate in Austin, Texas, has introduced a weekly newsletter to keep residents informed on the top political news of the week. “It really made sense because our station has such a strong history of covering politics,” says Kate Winkle, KXAN’s digital director.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a digital manager at a university public media service.
KMOV St. Louis increased viewership for its morning and late news in the fall of 2022. Scott Diener, KMOV’s news director, says since Danielle Ruth Reeves arrived as CSD, “her team has done a great job with the marketing.”
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a director of creative services, several sales managers, a digital content manager, executive news producers, a weekend anchor, an MMJ and a business affairs VP.
In many cases, local TV news promos are easily recognized. But through the years, some stations have gone high concept, hired professional actors or volunteer station employees, to be in carefully scripted skits that don’t look like the news promos you’re used to seeing, at least at first.
The last seven decades have presented constant change and evolution of the industry, ranging from 15‐minute newscasts to today’s 40‐plus hours of news each week. Throughout 2023, KOAT Albuquerque, N.M., will present specials and series that look back at the big stories of the last 70 years.