President Trump’s anti-press tirades “must stop before more journalists are hurt or worse,” says Dan Shelley, RTDNA’s executive director. What is your station doing to stand up to President Trump?
Tomorrow morning at Tribune’s WGN studios in Chicago, parents and their kids can get everything they need to be ready for school. And it’s all free. It’s the 17th annual WGN-TV Back-to-School Kids Fair starting at 6 in the morning until 9, and the WGN Morning News will broadcast live from the event. The free […]
If you picture yourself as a leader, a visionary, someone with versatility, diplomacy and most importantly, creativity, listen up. A family-owned media company needs a marketing director for its Emmy-winning news operation. Great company, quality station.
KGBT down in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas is not only leading on Facebook in market 84, but is outperforming stations in markets that are much larger. “We have 332,881 likes on our Facebook page, more likes than some of the stations that are in the top 20, top 30 markets. I’m excited about that,” says Ronald Marley, KGBT’s digital executive producer.
Tom Skilling started on WGN in Chicago on Aug. 13, 1978. And today, WGN celebrates Skilling’s 40-year legacy all day, culminating in a very special career retrospective video on WGN News at Nine.
Washington Week, one of America’s longest-running public affairs programs, is sounding hip thanks to a jazzy new music package from Stephen Arnold Music.
“It was a privilege working with WETA/PBS to carry out their vision of updating the sonic brand of such an iconic and venerable program, and musically relaying the show’s unique ability to cover serious topics in an intelligent and lively fashion,” said Chad Cook from Stephen Arnold Music.
Eight TV stations in New York and Pennsylvania will broadcast Buffalo Bills pre-season games, potentially reaching more than 4.2 million viewers.
“Our aim was to connect the Buffalo Bills with as many fans as possible across New York State and into Pennsylvania,” said a principal Buffalo Bills owner.
Richmond’s NBC affiliate got real hip in a promo for the Richmond Jazz Fest this weekend.
“We had a little fun with it,” said the creative services director, “should hit home with the locals.”
Gray’s NBC affiliate has made a conscious effort to drive its Facebook users back to its TV newscasts. The station was No. 2 in the news ratings and now it’s in first place, and attributes that turnaround to Facebook. “Facebook is fishing where the fish are,” says KVLY’s news director.
Back-to-school promos, promos that introduce new talent to the morning newscasts, and a promo where the anchor stands on a kitchen counter talking to a viewer are just a few new local TV news promos shown here. Don’t miss the ‘Elvis is leaving the building’ promo at the bottom.