New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for an Executive Director, Technology at WLS, the ABC O&O in Chicago.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for an executive director, technology at WLS in Chicago.
WGN has a new anchor for its evening and late night newscasts. But he’s no stranger to Chicago, as the new image campaign to welcome him to WGN makes clear.
WGN, Nexstar’s Chicago independent, is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by featuring special stories of interest to Chicago’s Hispanic American community on WGN News at Nine.
In a new series, WMAQ will cover different topics that are deeply rooted in bias and racism. “As a journalist I feel a sense of responsibility to report stories that will hopefully inform and educate viewers about the important issues that have led to the Black Lives Matter movement,” said Marion Brooks, WMAQ’s investigative reporter.
Not many high school graduates can boast that Oprah Winfrey gave the commencement address at their graduation. But 35,000 seniors graduating from Chicago high schools will remember that Oprah was there, virtually anyway.
WLS created a video of 41 musicians, 13 dancers and one singer performing separately and then mixed them all together for a rousing performance of Frank Sinatra’s Chicago (That Toddlin’ Town).
“We started with user-generated videos from local comedians, radio personalities and restaurants,” said WCIU’s Steve Bailey. “The videos are real people talking about one of Chicagoans’ greatest passions, their food. We are delivering Chicago Food To Go on multiple broadcast platforms to maximize our support for local restaurants.”
WGN Morning News is having its sixth annual drive-thru food drive, with all donated food going to the Greater Chicago Food Depository, tomorrow morning from 5 to 10 and is inviting viewers to stop by.
Not a misspelling, ‘soles’ as in gym shoes. The month-long campaign encouraged Chicago residents across the city and suburbs to donate gently worn or new gym shoes to distribute to those in need by their community partner, Share Your Souls.