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.
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.
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.
TV stations that used Magis Media’s election mapping software say a new version that tracks COVID vaccine data is much like the election display — easy to use and visually dynamic for better storytelling.
Matt Brown, WTXL’s GM, says the “$10,000 gift will support the on-going effort to create one-to-one mentoring relationships with youth in our region. We’re proud that these dollars will stay within our local communities – recruiting mentors and pairing them for successful relationships.”
CityLine has been a recipient of the Associated Press Massachusetts/Rhode Island ‘Best’ Public Affairs Program and numerous Emmy nominations, and has been a catalyst in elevating diverse voices in and around Boston for many years.
TV account executives are turning to Ready Spots, a service offering pre-produced commercials in a wide range of categories, as a quick-turnaround way to get quality spots to clients.
New jobs listed on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a promotion manager in Lincoln, Neb., and a promotions producer in Nashville.