Hoffa’s disappearance is one of the most notorious unsolved crimes of the 20th century. He lived most of his life in Detroit and was last seen 20 miles north of the city. Interest in what happened to Hoffa has never waned, and the mystery only deepens as the decades pass. Recent projects, including a Martin Scorsese film on the subject, are sparking a new wave of theories, investigation, and excitement about what seems to be the ultimate cold case.
Jared Stepp, WIS’ creative director, said he likes to do promos that stick out. But when he got the idea to turn the station’s weather team into a video game, he feared he might have gone too far. So for 5 months, he worked on the promo secretly.
On Dec. 3, 1979, 11 young people were killed before The Who concert started at Riverfront Coliseum in Cincinnati. Band members Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey share detailed personal accounts of what happened, and the pain of the losses they have lived with for 40 years.
The new segment will make fact-checks available to more people in North Carolina than ever before. “This new partnership will help North Carolinians decipher truth from fiction in a non-partisan format,” said Ashley Talley, WRAL’s enterprise executive producer.
The latest job posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center is for a senior graphic artist for Meredith’s NBC affiliate in what Travel+Leisure ranked as the country’s friendliest city.
Growing Forward: The Future of Farming In Iowa examined the impact of the trade war, the stresses of the business and the changing technology, as well as the issue of what happens to the family farm if nobody’s left to work it.
“We’ve gotten great feedback from our viewers who have grown up watching this iconic local station and have enjoyed revisiting these fond memories from over the years,” said Katie Warthan, WTTV Indianapolis’ promotions manager.
WPVI Philadelphia doesn’t just broadcast the parade, it produces it in its entirety. More than 10,000 parade volunteers, marchers, dancers, singers and performers will participate in the parade this year. “We take enormous pride in presenting this wonderful parade to the city we love,” said Bernie Prazenica, WPVI’s general manager.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a news director, creative services director and systems engineer at stations owned by NBC, Meredith and Lockwood in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Virginia.
New job posts to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for local TV sales managers for Tegna and Nexstar stations in Arizona and along the southeast Atlantic coast.