WXYZ’s winning entry aired in October and explored the issues voters were facing in the election and the role the African American vote might have on the future of Michigan.
I’m not an expert in recruiting, and my suggestions are based on my experiences trying to hire staff in creative services, and feedback I’m getting from station managers in sales, creative services, and news about their challenges finding qualified candidates for their departments since I’ve become the manager of TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center.
New jobs posted last week on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center are for Cox Media and Hearst stations in Georgia and Pennsylvania for a news photographer/videographer and a creative services director.
WISH, Nexstar’s CW affiliate in Indianapolis, is adding Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick, to its All Local All Morning Sunday morning lineup.
The free fair will feature food, fun, health screenings, safety tips and everything parents need to get kids ready for school. There will be plenty of entertainment including live music, face painting, a petting zoo, mascots, inflatable bouncers, and a dunk tank.
In the country’s 85th television market, El Paso, when a major breaking news story like this one happens, it can put enormous pressure on the TV stations there to adequately cover the story. Here’s a picture of how the local stations and their owners responded.
In a new promo, four reporters talk about their dreams of working at WPVI’s Action News in Philadelphia, considered a legacy station for its near total dominance of the local news ratings for decades. “The DNA of the spot is that 6abc is a destination goal for many in the industry and it’s even more desirable if you grew up here,” said Mike Monsell, WPVI’s VP of Marketing.
Announcer Neil Wilson says he doesn’t want to be isolated; he wants to feel like he’s part of the team. His advice to local TV creatives is don’t be afraid to communicate with the voice of your station. He may not be in the building, but feel free to call.
WWBT’s latest marketing efforts are worthy of any movie trailer you might see in theaters. In fact, that’s just where they’re playing. “We produced two completely fake 60-second movie trailers in two different genres that will be playing before every single movie at Richmond Regal theaters all summer long,” said Erik Candiani, WWBT’s marketing director.
New posts last week on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center, include job openings from Nexstar and Hearst for their stations in California, Florida and Iowa.