KAKE’s campaign, succinctly titled Trust, seeks to answer one prevailing question: Why should the public trust local news?
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an IT manager, a sales and management chief, a digital product manager, a graphic artist, a general manager, a weekend evening and morning co-anchor/MMJ and a weekend meteorologist/MMJ.
Two TV stations — Tegna’s KING Seattle and Nexstar’s KXAN Austin, Texas — are using investigative journalism to differentiate themselves from their competitors. How do they make the station’s intermittent investigations into a reason to watch their news all the time? And is it successful?
KMGH, branded as Denver7, Scripps ABC affiliate in Denver, launched a campaign through its Denver7 Gives nonprofit to raise funds for victims of the Boulder wildfires the night the fires broke out, according to the station.
The fast-moving fire forced nearly 35,000 residents to evacuate and at least one shopping center was destroyed. Within 12 hours of igniting, the fire became the state’s most destructive in terms of structures lost.
Just 10 days into Gray’s ownership of WGCL, the Atlanta-based company wooed Monica Kaufman Pearson out of retirement to join the CBS affiliate. Pearson is well-known in Atlanta for her 37 years as news anchor on WSB, where she was the first Black female evening anchor in the city.
Stan Melton Jr. died on Dec. 29 while returning from a ski trip in Colorado with his family. Melton is best known as the creative services director at WJLA, Sinclair’s ABC affiliate in Washington, D.C., where he worked for almost 11 years.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a reporter/MMJ, a meteorologist/MMJ, and a digital sales manager at WWSB in Sarasota, Fla.
Which Market Share columns were the most viewed in 2021? Articles about morning news promotion, local TV news investigations and a rare weather disaster are on the list.
In Charlotte, N.C., at WJZY, Nexstar’s Fox affiliate, the station focused on some of the quirkier things about the Christmas holiday. The news talent had zero warning about subject matter or what food or drink item they’d be silently handed. All responses were genuine and real.