WGN America, which will be rebranded on Monday, March 1st, to NewsNation, has announced some promotions and hires to its creative team in Chicago.
It was a week of extreme weather in Austin. Most people had no power, no water and a dwindling supply of food. The employees of KTBC, the city’s Fox O&O, were also dealing with that major story they were covering.
When a deadly tornado touched down in Birmingham, Ala., during the late news, WBRC’s coverage led the market in household viewers. Station management says strong First Alert branding and an all-hands approach made the difference.
In 2011, WPVI in Philadelphia, created a promo using 3rd graders for its school closing announcements on the news. A remake of that promo pays homage to high school seniors who have had their world turned upside down due to the pandemic.
The process, from start to finish, took about five months. The station used light painting photography to capture the flavor of real Chicago, beyond what the tourists see.
“The global pandemic, the focus on racial justice and the intense partisanship of 2020 called on us to work harder and smarter than ever, and today we celebrate a few of the many Scripps employees across the country who rose to the occasion,” says Adam Symson, Scripps’ president.
WHAS in Louisville, Ky., is celebrating Black History Month with Moments That Matter, a series of interviews with 28 people in the area revealing the city’s problematic history.
In his 31 years running Lindgren & Associates, Lindgren worked with countless local TV marketing personnel for a variety of broadcast groups across the country. His death prompted an outpouring of love, admiration and thanks from people who worked with Bruce.
This Saturday night, WIYY-FM’s (98 Rock) morning team of Justin, Scott and Spiegel will mark their return to WBAL-TV as the station presents Justin, Scott and Spiegel Shouldn’t Be On TV, immediately following Saturday Night Live.
The burning questions on everybody’s minds right now revolve around the COVID vaccine. Am I eligible? Where and when can I get a vaccine? WTLV-WJXX in Jacksonville, Fla., formed a Vaccine Team, consisting of reporters and producers who take calls, emails and texts from viewers and sharing that information on all their platforms.