Richard Nunn, WJXT Jacksonville, Fla.’s morning meteorologist, was on his way to work in the early morning hours when he came upon the scene of a violent car crash.
Since 2008, WLAE has produced 20 documentaries to preserve New Orleans cultural and to educate the public, says Ron Yager, WLAE’s GM: “We felt that we were the storytellers of New Orleans culture and if we didn’t do these types of stories, nobody else would.”
The Louisiana Association of Broadcasters recognized KTAL Shreveport with the Prestige Award for Community Service – Large Market at its recent awards banquet in Baton Rouge. In addition, Mark McKay, KTAL’s general manager was honored with the 2022 Broadcaster of the Year Award.
WTVG, Gray’s ABC affiliate in Toledo, Ohio earned The OTT MVP Award for March. The award is given each month to the Gray Television OTT desk that goes above and beyond.
WFTS Tampa, Fla., has debuted an issue-focused news program that airs on Sunday mornings. Full Circle Florida is an opportunity to take the time to go in-depth on the big stories of the week in the Tampa Bay region as well as across Florida.
A reporter and videographer from WSEE Erie, Pa., are in Poland filing reports for Lilly Broadcasting’s TV properties in Pennsylvania, New York, Michigan and the Caribbean. In the five days they’ve been in Poland, it’s been nonstop, working around the clock, they say.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in upper station management, marketing and creative services, news, IT, digital sales and content, engineering and graphic design.
Brad Panovich, chief meteorologist for WCNC Charlotte, N.C., has 260,000 followers on his Facebook page. Many write comments on his page. And WCNC has tapped into this gold mine to create a new promo for Panovich.
KOAT, Hearst’s ABC affiliate in Albuquerque, N.M., has been certified as most accurate for the fifth straight year by WeatheRate, an independent weather research company.
Network and local news innovators are reinventing news storytelling and the relationship with consumers on connected TV. How is the news genre uniquely geared-up to benefit from the growth in live linear streaming?