When a deadly tornado touched down in Birmingham, Ala., during the late news, WBRC’s coverage led the market in household viewers. Station management says strong First Alert branding and an all-hands approach made the difference.
In 2011, WPVI in Philadelphia, created a promo using 3rd graders for its school closing announcements on the news. A remake of that promo pays homage to high school seniors who have had their world turned upside down due to the pandemic.
“The global pandemic, the focus on racial justice and the intense partisanship of 2020 called on us to work harder and smarter than ever, and today we celebrate a few of the many Scripps employees across the country who rose to the occasion,” says Adam Symson, Scripps’ president.
WHAS in Louisville, Ky., is celebrating Black History Month with Moments That Matter, a series of interviews with 28 people in the area revealing the city’s problematic history.
In his 31 years running Lindgren & Associates, Lindgren worked with countless local TV marketing personnel for a variety of broadcast groups across the country. His death prompted an outpouring of love, admiration and thanks from people who worked with Bruce.
The burning questions on everybody’s minds right now revolve around the COVID vaccine. Am I eligible? Where and when can I get a vaccine? WTLV-WJXX in Jacksonville, Fla., formed a Vaccine Team, consisting of reporters and producers who take calls, emails and texts from viewers and sharing that information on all their platforms.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a news director, a news producer and a general manager for Nexstar stations in Sacramento, Calif.; Roanoke, Va.; and San Francisco.
Having the veterans tell their stories from the deck of USS The Sullivans is a key visual element of a special program WJXX is airing tomorrow, Voices of Valor WWII 75 Years Later.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manger, a promotion manager and local sales manager at Nexstar stations in California, Alabama and Indiana.
In 2020, local TV news branding and marketing was very different. What about in 2021? What messages are you crafting about your news coverage?