The statewide #NebraskaStrong Drive for Flood Relief involves NBA member radio and TV stations asking their audiences to donate to the American Red Cross to aid the ongoing recovery efforts.
Local TV stations ramp up the coverage of March Madness to share the excitement, the drama and the human interest stories beyond the scores. “That’s really all people are talking about, especially in March,” said Russ Poteet, news director for KLBK in Lubbock, Texas, home of Texas Tech.
WTXL in Tallahassee, Florida, is looking for a marketing and branding boss to oversee the brand image strategy and execution of the station. Living in Tallahassee is very affordable and you’re just 22 just from the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Great opportunity in a great place.
New media jobs posted are from Cox, Scripps, Sinclair and Premion, a division of Tegna, for openings in engineering, research, creative services and sales.
“Planning for this anniversary began last year and every department inside the station has worked diligently to make sure we showcased how it all began, looked to the future and most importantly, thanked our loyal viewers,” said Jason Doyle, WDTN’s creative services director.
WROC has again been certified the “Most Accurate Forecasters” in Rochester, N.Y., by WeatheRate, the ninth time 10 years. “In a region that can experience 40-plus degree temperature swings, thunder storms, wind storms and snow storms all within a few days, accuracy is critically important and at times, life-saving,” said Wendy Bello, WROC’s general manager.
Nexstar’s Perry Sook and Tim Busch are greeted to a wild welcome when visiting WGN, Chicago’s Tribune’s station.
Robby Thomas, WBTV’s marketing director, said the station went into the February sweep with a strategic plan. However, said Thomas, that plan changed when an investigation helped expose issues that undermined the public’s confidence in an election.
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