Brian Taff has been named as the next anchor for the 6 p.m. newscast on 6ABC/WPVI-TV, the ABC O&O in Philadelphia. Taff will succeed lauded news anchor Jim Gardner when he retires later this month.
KCCI-TV’s third-annual Food Bank of Iowa Hunger Free Holidays telethon on November 29th raised $436,832 to help Iowans facing food insecurity – enough for more than a million meals.
Two local TV journalists from Lilly Broadcasting stations cross into Ukraine dodging missiles and eating in the dark at a cat café. The team reported live from locations in London, Poland and Ukraine and sent back stories about life there.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a broadcast IT specialist in the Research Triangle Park of Raleigh-Durham, N.C.
WAVE, Gray’s NBC affiliate in Louisville, has released a new 60-second news promo that reminds viewers that they are at the center of the station’s news coverage.
Put your thinking caps on! Or as WRAL puts it, get your crania in gear for Brain Game, the smartest 30 minutes on television. WRAL, Capitol Broadcasting’s NBC affiliate in Raleigh, N.C., kicked off its high school quiz program for 2022 with a new partner and location, Wake Tech Community College.
WAVY, Nexstar’s NBC affiliate serving Hampton Roads, Va., continues its annual community project, 10 On Your Side Coats for Families drive. According to the station, WAVY has been helping those in need by collecting coats for people of all ages and sizes for more than three decades.
WKMG, Graham Media’s CBS affiliate in Orlando, Fla., changed its traditional weekday 5:30 p.m. newscast entirely to feature original digital content. On the first day, the program doubled its audience.
KNBC and KVEA, NBC/Universal’s NBC4 and Telemundo 52 in Los Angeles, are teaming up for their “Help For The Hungry” campaign from November 21 through December 31 to support local food banks and help provide millions of meals to families in need throughout Southern California.
This fundraiser is part of an ongoing initiative between WXIN FOX59 and Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana and Midwest Food Bank of Indiana. The station helped raise more than $340k for the cause over several events in 2020.