The one constant about local television is change. But for the past 37 years, the one constant that hasn’t changed at WDTN is a community campaign called Coats for Kids.
And that’s the point.
Who are they? What have they done so that’s inspirational? People in Jacksonville can nominate who they think deserves recognition for their positive contributions.
This was a fun way to virtually adopt the milk production of a dairy cow for families in need. And, to make it official, each donor received an adoption certificate — a fun and perfect way to let everyone know about their new bovine.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s MediaJobCenter include openings for two general managers; one for a Nexstar station in Portland, Ore., and the other for a station in the Southeast owned by a large broadcast group.
New TV jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for account execs and an investigative MMJ in Florida, Michigan and Indiana at Scripps, Hearst and Weigel stations.
WPIX, Scripps’ CW affiliate in New York City, created a 90-second music image spot as a tribute to first responders, city workers and the courageous healthcare workers by re-working its station anthem, We Are New York’s Very Own.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager, news director, news producers, account executives, MMJs, creative services director, news anchors, and sports journalist in eight different markets.
“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.”
WISH, Circle City Broadcasting’s CW affiliate in Indianapolis is airing an hour-long, commercial-free, live discussion about how the city’s crime rate has climbed to its current level and what can be done to help make the city safer.