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.
“It is important that we let viewers know in Durham and other places that we are really interested in what is happening there, we are committed to covering what is making news where they live and work,” says Rick Gall, WRAL’s news director.
Race in Philly: One Year Later will examine what has transpired over the past year since George Floyd’s murder, as well as what steps are being taken in response by the city.
KTTV Los Angeles is airing Rising Up, a five-part docuseries, all this week in place of its normal 6 p.m. newscast. The series weaves together more than 25 interviews with activists, thought-leaders, law enforcement, politicians, journalists and protesters to tell the stories of the social justice movement in Los Angeles.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a senior vice president and regional manager at Nexstar, a media analyst opening that can be done from anywhere, and a GM/sales manager opening in a beach location.
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.
Since its launch in 2016, the Scripps Howard Foundation’s “If You Give a Child a Book …” childhood literacy campaign has generated in excess of 90 million reading minutes through its donation of more than 500,000 new books to economically at-risk children who live in communities served by Scripps businesses.