“This state-of-the-art set with the technology and venues allows us to take the audience into stories, weather tracking and get to the heart of what matters to Central Alabama,” says Susana Schuler, WVTM’s general manager.
Overdoses from heroin, fentanyl and other opioids are the leading cause of accidental death in North Carolina. A new WRAL Raleigh documentary, Finding A Fix, airing tonight at 7 on WRAL and on WRALdocumentary.com, looks at how North Carolina’s efforts to combat opioid addiction have changed and expanded since the station’s looked at the issue in a 2017 documentary.
In October 2018, just after midnight in a small Wisconsin town, a man forced his way into a family’s home, murdered the father and mother and took a 13-year old girl. Both vanished without a trace. That’s the basis of a new true crime podcast launched by KARE, Tegna’s NBC affiliate in Minneapolis.
On Saturday, Aug. 24, 21,000 fans packed a football stadium to watch six high school football teams play a triple header, and thousands more watched the first-ever triple-header football broadcast on WJXT, Graham Media’s independent station in Jacksonville, Fla., or watched it stream online.
Last week on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center, ads were posted for open positions at the University of Rhode Island, WISH in Indianapolis, and KETV in Omaha.
Just posted last week to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center are directors of TV sales openings by Gray, Meredith, Nexstar and News Press & Gazette for stations in Memphis, Hampton Roads, Colorado Springs and Greenville, S.C.
TV managers weigh in on the difficulties of recruiting, especially when it comes to the most difficult job openings to fill in local TV — news producers, account executives and creative services writer/producers.
Since 2015, more than 385,000 pets — and counting — have found new homes through NBC and Telemundo stations’ Clear The Shelters initiative. Pets of all types living in shelters for months and even years found new homes during Clear The Shelters 2019.
WHO, Tribune’s NBC affiliate in Des Moines, Iowa, gave visitors to the Iowa State Fair a kernel of corn to place in the Mason jar of their favorite presidential candidate. “While we know the corn poll isn’t scientific, it has proven in the past to be a pretty reliable measure of the attitudes of Iowans at fair time,” said David Price, WHO’s political reporter.
From Milwaukee to Denver, Little Rock to Sacramento, check out these TV promos covering news image, apps, morning news, weather and a new lifestyle show.