New jobs posted to TVNewscheck’s Media Job Center include openings for sales directors at the Nexstar duopoly in Indianapolis and Standard Media’s ABC affiliate in Lincoln, Neb.
On Dec. 3, 1979, 11 young people were killed before The Who concert started at Riverfront Coliseum in Cincinnati. Band members Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey share detailed personal accounts of what happened, and the pain of the losses they have lived with for 40 years.
WPVI Philadelphia doesn’t just broadcast the parade, it produces it in its entirety. More than 10,000 parade volunteers, marchers, dancers, singers and performers will participate in the parade this year. “We take enormous pride in presenting this wonderful parade to the city we love,” said Bernie Prazenica, WPVI’s general manager.
The KOATs for Kids coat drive began on November 18th and ends on December 20th. Donations will be collected at all area partner locations. “Every year, we are amazed at the outpouring of support, said Lori Waldon, KOAT’s general manager.
Beginning in the EyeOpener newscast at 6 a.m. until 7:30 p.m., WCVB aired live cut-ins throughout the day during regularly scheduled programming featuring various topics related to helping heal the invisible wounds of war.
KTNV is encouraging the Las Vegas community to come together and nominate 13 individuals and or organizations who need a miracle. “We encourage our community to share stories of people or organizations in our community that have a critical need in the areas of homelessness, health care, hunger, education, military, first responder or youth sports,” said Chris Way, KNTV’s general manager.
Every day, at least two people in Connecticut die from an opioid overdose. So WTNH, Nexstar’s ABC affiliate in New Haven, launched a digital-first campaign this week that provides an in-depth look at the state’s opioid problem and contains vitally important information regarding the issue.
Matt Dipirro, KSWO’s chief meteorologist, is also a volunteer fireman. Now if only Matt could make it rain on the fires to put them out. Now that would be a special fireman.
The Nexstar Media Group is TVNewsCheck’s Station Group of the Year for 2019. Nexstar is looking for two general managers for its TV operations in Indianapolis and Champaign, Illinois.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center are for local sales managers for Sinclair and Paxton Media TV stations in Dayton, Ohio, and Paducah, Ky.