WAPT, Hearst’s ABC affiliate in Jackson, Mississippi, unveiled its new brand positioning statement as ‘Jackson’s Breaking News Leader’. “We wanted something that viewers could know exactly what they were going to be getting from us,” says Brett Kenyon, WAPT’s creative services director.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a Vice President and General Manager in Nashville. Other existing openings include two maintenance technicians, a multimedia sales manager, a sales manager, business partnerships and development executive, executive producer evenings, assistant news director, three reporters, senior digital content producer and account executive.
Building on the momentum of its one-millionth book giveaway last year, the Scripps Howard Fund is again partnering with The E.W. Scripps Company and its employees to ensure children across the country have access to books through its eighth annual “If You Give a Child a Book …” campaign.
KAIT, Gray’s ABC and NBC affiliated station in Jonesboro, Ark., produced a special to observe the 25th anniversary of a school shooting that killed four students and one teacher at Westside Middle School on March 24, 1998. The shooters were fellow students, just 11 and 13 years old.
Most Americans followed the Lahaina fire on Maui, considered the world’s deadliest wildfire on record, on national news. But for KHON, it was, and still is, very much a local story.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for two experienced broadcast maintenance technicians and a multimedia sales manager. Other openings include a sales manager, business partnerships and development executive, executive producer evenings, assistant news director, three reporters, senior digital content producer and account executive.
For decades, a chemical company in North Carolina dumped massive amounts of toxic chemicals into the Cape Fear River. Thousands of people are still forced to use the contaminated water.
When WPVI’s legendary Jim Gardner in Philadelphia retired after 44 years anchoring the 6 and 11 o’clock newscasts, the station turned to humor to promote his replacements.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a sales manager in Philadelphia. Other existing openings in include a VP of sales, a director of studio and production operations, two executive producers, assistant news director, three local TV reporters, a senior digital content producer, and account executive.
Making connections and joining groups is easy on LinkedIn and makes your daily feed provocative and educational. So in no particular order, here are some examples posted that are relevant to local TV creative services and marketing folks.