Heartbreak and Hope after COVID: The Donna Fox Story, is a behind-the-scenes story of a hospital nurse whose husband and dad get Covid 19, are treated together and die within days of each other.
When a homeless Vietnam veteran died alone on the street just blocks away from a shelter, WIS, Gray’s NBC-CW affiliate in Columbia, S.C., started an initiative that provides tangible benefits to local veterans every day.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s MediaJobCenter include openings for assistant news directors, executive producers, news producers, reporters, promotion managers and engineers in Texas, South Carolina and Iowa.
There were a total of 25 new TV jobs in 20 large, medium and small markets posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center last week. Here are 13 openings in nine markets east of the Mississippi River.
I follow more than 500 TV stations’ Facebook pages and what I see every day are countless examples of news coverage about the coronavirus. All necessary, all important. But what I want to share are examples of the more practical posts on how to cope with the disruptions, and the measures some are taking to help each other.
Santa, in one continuous 30-second take, stops by the news anchor desk, a dairy farmer endorses a morning weather lady and a punchy political coverage spot are some of the new promos from Boston, Milwaukee, Tampa and other markets around the country.
Jared Stepp, WIS’ creative director, said he likes to do promos that stick out. But when he got the idea to turn the station’s weather team into a video game, he feared he might have gone too far. So for 5 months, he worked on the promo secretly.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a local sales manager for stations in Columbia, Mo., and an account executive for a network-owned station in Philadelphia.
KMIZ, the ABC affiliate in Columbia, Mo., took home six first-place honors at the annual MBA convention last weekend in Branson. “It is gratifying to be recognized by our peers but more importantly knowing our newscasts make a positive impact on people’s lives in Mid-Missouri,” said Curtis Hancock, KMIZ’s news director.
This past week was a busy one on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center, as Cox, NBC, Gray and Insite Wireless posted ads for openings in sales, news, marketing and engineering in Chicago, San Diego, Columbia, Boston and New York, and one opening where you can live anywhere you want.