Two of Chronicle’s long-time leaders, Chris Stirling, executive producer, and Susan Sloane, managing editor, will be inducted as a team into The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Boston/New England Chapter’s Silver Circle in November.
In a ground-breaking, comprehensive series of broadcast and digital reports, Nexstar Broadcasting sent a team of journalists on a 10-day mission to offer viewers a unique and revealing look at life along the border from one end to the other. Nexstar’s Border Report Tour started in San Diego on Sunday, Sept. 22, and concluded on Tuesday, Oct. 1 in Brownsville, Texas. Along the way, the team generated more than 50 pieces of original content for digital, hundreds of news stories and more than 130 live shots for broadcast.
“Our new studio gives us the ability to better deliver important and interesting stories to our viewers in the Tri-Cities,” said Kenny Lawrence, WJHL’s general manager.
On Tuesday, September 17th, 52 members of the Detroit Youth Choir took the stage on the NBC hit show, America’s Got Talent. WDIV, Detroit’s NBC affiliate, turned the appearance into a ratings and social media winner. “We were so happy to use the power of TV and digital to rally the community and put a spotlight on Detroit’s kids,” said Marla Drutz, WDIV’s general manager.
New opportunities posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in creative services, news and traffic from Cox, Gray, Paxton Media and Fox.
“Thank you for coverage during Hurricane Dorian. The calm, practical, truthful, sage educational advice and professional coverage is very much appreciated. No doubt you and our community/state agencies have guided millions in the most organized, well-coordinated efforts I’ve seen in my four decades of living in Florida,” is how one viewer characterized WPTV’s coverage.
Kristie Gonzales was recruited by Tegna to be KVUE’s general manager, even though it was to be her first time in the corner office. “They took a chance on me and they believed in me and supported me during my first year,” she says.
New ads posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in Roanoke, Va., and Boston in digital services and creative services posted by Gray and Hearst.
In October 2018, just after midnight in a small Wisconsin town, a man forced his way into a family’s home, murdered the father and mother and took a 13-year old girl. Both vanished without a trace. That’s the basis of a new true crime podcast launched by KARE, Tegna’s NBC affiliate in Minneapolis.
From Milwaukee to Denver, Little Rock to Sacramento, check out these TV promos covering news image, apps, morning news, weather and a new lifestyle show.