Every day, at least two people in Connecticut die from an opioid overdose. So WTNH, Nexstar’s ABC affiliate in New Haven, launched a digital-first campaign this week that provides an in-depth look at the state’s opioid problem and contains vitally important information regarding the issue.
WTNH, Nexstar’s ABC affiliate in New Haven, Conn., debuted a digital-first campaign this week that provides an in-depth look at the state’s opioid problem and contains vitally important information regarding the issue.
Every day, at least two people in Connecticut die from an opioid overdose.
Combat the Crisis, through the WTNH website at wtnh.com/opioidcrisis, is a team effort by WTNH, Connecticut Realtors and iHeartMedia.
Digital live streaming is the cornerstone of the Combat the Crisis campaign that will include in-depth interviews, compelling storytelling and exclusive programming.
'Combat the Crisis': "It took years for me to recover. I found new things to do, so instead of doing the negative things…I started doing things like music."Join us 11am tomorrow on WTNH when we'll be speaking with Adam Christoferson, the founder of Musical Intervention.
Posted by WTNH News 8 on Sunday, October 27, 2019
This exclusive website will include more than a dozen original stories addressing such topics as the impact of opioids on local families who have lost loved ones, new forms of treatment, recovery programs, and the plight of perhaps the most helpless victims of the crisis, babies born addicted.
The campaign runs through the month of November.
On Nov. 17, Keith Urban, ACM/CMA Entertainer of the Year, will perform an opioid awareness concert titled A Concert for Recovery at Mohegan Sun Arena. Starting at 6:30 p.m., viewers will be able to access all the pre-concert festivities on wtnh.com and the News 8 app.
Nexstar Broadcasting Group is looking for a General Manager to lead WCIA (CBS) and WCIX (MY) and digital operations in Champaign, Illinois DMA #88. The Nexstar Media Group is TVNewsCheck’s Station Group of the Year for 2019.
WCIA (CBS) is the market leading legacy news operation covering the Illinois state capital in Springfield and is also the decisive leader in serving the local community. Besides Champaign, the DMA also includes Springfield and Decatur which are both important economic cities. For the right individual, this is an opportunity to join the largest station group in the industry and oversee a television station duopoly with a tremendous competitive position in the market.
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