Sales, Engineering, GM Positions AvailableJuly 29th, 2019 by Paul Greeley
New posts last week on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center, include job openings from Nexstar and Hearst for their stations in California, Florida and Iowa.
WPIX Wins Promax North America AwardJune 14th, 2019 by Paul Greeley
The award was in the category Art Direction and Design: Sports Brand Image Promo or Campaign.
WPIX Goes To Central America To Document Immigrants’ StoriesMay 8th, 2019 by Paul Greeley
WPIX, Tribune’s CW affiliate in New York City, sent a news crew down to three countries in Central America, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, to report what conditions are like there. WPIX reporter Cristian Benavides and photographer Kenneth Pelczar spent a week there in late April. Benavides and Pelczar did live reports from the ground while there and, on their return, are sifting through all the material they gathered for a series of reports on WPIX’s newscasts titled, Trapped in the Triangle.
WSFL’s Custom Promos Push Ratings For Syndicated ShowsApril 2nd, 2019 by Paul Greeley
WSFL, Tribune’s CW affiliate in Miami, created some custom promos in-house that yielded some impressive ratings growth for various time periods.
Alabama Broadcasters Unite For Tornado ReliefMarch 7th, 2019 by Paul Greeley
Yesterday, TV and radio stations across the state held a tornado relief telethon, Together for Alabama, that was coordinated by the Alabama Broadcasting Association. “Broadcasters are always there for the communities they serve and at times like these, we bring everyone together in a way like no other,” said Sharon M. Tinsley, Alabama Broadcasters Association’s president.
WPIX’s Marketing Team Creates Documentary SeriesFebruary 28th, 2019 by Paul Greeley
Not many local TV marketing departments get the chance to create long-form content like a four-part documentary. But the team at New York’s WPIX welcomed the challenge. “I think if you went to most creative services shops in the country, you would find a lot of frustrated filmmakers who would be dying to do something like this,” said Heath Benfield, the series creator.
WISH Helping Indianapolis ‘Supergirls’ With Scholarship SupportFebruary 6th, 2019 by Paul Greeley
WISH, a CW affiliate, is partnering with Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis to increase leadership development for girls throughout the area. “With WISH and The CW’s support, Girls Inc. is able to provide programming to the supergirls of Indianapolis so they have the tools to be the super leaders of tomorrow,” said Elyssa Campodonico-Barr, Girls Inc. president.
WPIX’s David Hyman Honored For 25 Years In NY TVNovember 8th, 2018 by Paul Greeley
WPIX’s David Hyman, the station’s VP of marketing and creative services, will be inducted into the NY NATAS Silver Circle, an honor bestowed on those who have devoted a quarter of a century or more to the television industry and have made significant contributions to the New York television market.
500 NYC Buses Proclaim WPIX’s Commitment To ViewersOctober 15th, 2018 by Paul Greeley
Images from five high-profile news stories are the basis of a new mobile print campaign for WPIX being seen all over New York City. The station’s coverage of these stories is paying dividends. “I think it has a lot to do with why people are watching PIX and why our ratings are improving,” said David Hyman, WPIX’s marketing and creative services VP.
Creative Promos For WSFL’s New Programming ScheduleSeptember 17th, 2018 by Paul Greeley
In Florida, the unofficial state bird is jokingly referred to as the construction crane. So WSFL in Miami used that icon as the basis of a series of promos to highlight programming changes.