A local TV creative services director spent seven months looking for a job that needed his unique skill set. Mostly, he got impersonal rejection letters.
The May Heroes series will celebrate and spotlight people from different backgrounds across the Greater Houston area who are making a difference in the communities.
Since its launch in 2016, the Scripps Howard Foundation’s “If You Give a Child a Book …” childhood literacy campaign has generated in excess of 90 million reading minutes through its donation of more than 500,000 new books to economically at-risk children who live in communities served by Scripps businesses.
Check out this weather promo that started when Deilia Williams, KHOU’s marketing director, asked her team for off the wall ideas.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager, a creative services director, meteorologist, multimedia journalists, morning news anchor and master control operator/newscast director.
“In its more than 70 years of existence, The Broadcasters Foundation has provided financial assistance to every broadcaster who qualified, and we want to continue that track record,” says Scott Herman, Broadcasters Foundation of America’s chairman.
“We want viewers to see our people how we get to see them every day behind the scenes — down-to-earth and personable,” says Heath Benfield, promotion manager for WFXT, Cox’s Fox affiliate in Boston.
Rob Thomas serves as the creative services and marketing director for two stations separated by 50 miles and the Oklahoma and Texas state lines. So when a tornado touched down in the area, both stations pooled their resources for the benefit of viewers in both locations.
The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association announced its 2020 Awards for Excellence in TV and included were winners in marketing categories like Best Image, Best Weather and Best Topical.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in Memphis for a media sales consultant and a digital sales coordinator, and an opening for a sales manager in Minneapolis.