DeVille, an LSU grad, won’t have to move, or become familiar with the market as Shreveport is her hometown. “The best thing is that I get to do this in my hometown where I am close to my family,” says DeVille.
Local police officers responding to 911 calls in the Shreveport area sometimes encounter people suffering mental breakdowns, often leading to tragic results. KSLA’s Breakdown: The Frontline Response to the Mental Health Crisis documentary led to a change in how the area’s first responders react to psychiatric emergencies.
Morgan Murphy Media’s TV stations committed their resources over one day to fight vaccine hesitancy, reaching viewers and listeners in 11 states.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager, a brand manager, an assistant news director, a commercial producer, a traffic coordinator and a digital sales manager.
A local TV creative services director spent seven months looking for a job that needed his unique skill set. Mostly, he got impersonal rejection letters.
The May Heroes series will celebrate and spotlight people from different backgrounds across the Greater Houston area who are making a difference in the communities.
Check out this weather promo that started when Deilia Williams, KHOU’s marketing director, asked her team for off the wall ideas.
“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.