With billions of dollars to be gained in an industry-friendly state with a “reasonable regulation” climate, small towns like Trenton became overwhelmed by an influx of workers, and countless acres of farmland were repurposed for industrial development. “As the foundation of life and identity shifts beneath their feet, the people of Trenton are left asking what is the value of community history and what sacrifices are they willing to make to preserve a vanishing way of life,” said Lois Vossen, executive producer.
Local TV news broadcast companies all around the country, like Tegna, Cox, and the ABC-owned stations, are using Megaphone TV’s live polling, live voting and live trivia on social and on-air to drive and hold viewers during their newscasts. “We look at it as something that helps us connect with our viewers and helps our viewers connect with us, and it gets our viewers to be heard,” said Rhonda LaVelle, WXYZ Detroit’s news director.
My first job at a TV station was as a writer/producer in promotions at WDSU. Then, in 1988, the station was located in the French Quarter. The historic building stretched an entire block from Royal to Chartres streets. The front entrance sat in a beautiful courtyard, said to be the most photographed in the city.
With more than 2,000 posts, Market Share will celebrate 5 years of daily articles about television and its marketing in 2019. I say to people that I believe something interesting is going on at every TV station in every market every day in either news, sales or marketing and I just want to share it. 2019 is going to be an exciting year, let share it together.
A 23-year-old was killed in an industrial accident. Her employer had intentionally disabled safety features on the press she operated, and was fined just $6,300. WPTA’s investigation revealed that the fines for death on the job in Indiana were so low, “it doesn’t cost that much to kill someone.”
The exclusive, three-time Emmy Award-winning broadcast includes live reporting from multiple locations including the Las Vegas Strip, South Point Hotel and the famous Fremont Street Experience, where more than 300,000 revelers will be ringing-in the New Year. “For the second consecutive year we are expanding the reach of Countdown to 2019: Live from Las Vegas to eleven other Nexstar markets,” said Tim Busch, Nexstar’s president
Viewers can watch six hours of family-friendly programming and coverage including the parade, light shows, ice sculptures and fireworks. First Night Boston has announced a philanthropic Charity Partner Program for its 2019 event. Eventgoers will be introduced to four non-profit organizations that empower area girls and women.
For the second consecutive year, KXAS has teamed up with stations across 21 markets throughout Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Kansas and Missouri, reaching nearly eight million U.S. households to ring in 2019. “The Central Time Zone deserves its own New Year’s Eve TV spectacular,” said Tom Ehlmann, KXAS general manager.
The Share Your Holidays campaign kicked off on Nov. 30 as members of the WSAW/WZAW staff walked along the Wausau Holiday Parade, collecting non-perishable food and monetary donations. With zero overhead cost, a significant portion of Share Your Holidays continued success can be attributed its sponsors: River Valley Bank, JX Enterprises and Wagner Shell. Station staff helped raise over $3,000 themselves.
The celebration will highlight KPRC’s 70 years in Houston on-air as well as on all digital platforms, including a special 70th anniversary section on Click2Houston.com. “As Houston’s first television station, we are proud to take a moment to look back on the trails we’ve blazed, celebrate the people who got us here, and set our sights on the future” said Jerry Martin, KPRC’s general manager.