WHO, Tribune’s NBC affiliate in Des Moines, Iowa, gave visitors to the Iowa State Fair a kernel of corn to place in the Mason jar of their favorite presidential candidate. “While we know the corn poll isn’t scientific, it has proven in the past to be a pretty reliable measure of the attitudes of Iowans at fair time,” said David Price, WHO’s political reporter.
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.
TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center last week saw new job postings from Lockwood, Hearst, Sinclair and Dispatch for openings in Kansas, Iowa and Ohio for openings in sales, creative services, IT management, and one for a general manager.
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There are three new jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s MediaJobCenter for a COO/VP in San Francisco, an account executive in Des Moines, Iowa, and a general manager for two Fox stations in Panama City, Fla., and Dothan, Ala.
WHO-TV picked up 28 awards for journalism excellence the past Saturday night at dual awards ceremonies in Missouri and Iowa.
“The visual part of storytelling has long been a hallmark here at KCCI, and a recognizable part of what makes us ‘Iowa’s News Leader’,” said Donna Smith, KCCI chief photographer.
KCCI, the Hearst-owned CBS affiliate in Des Moines, Iowa took the top spot in the Small-Medium Market category. Hope Wilson, KCCI’s social media producer, said the station likes to focus on finding personal moments and really incredible people.
Iowa’s KCCI morning news and a special episode of their weekly public affairs show earned the station regional Emmy Awards. “We are proud and humbled to earn the trust of our viewers on these stories that continue to impact law enforcement and our culture,” said Brian Sather.
All this week, a team of WHO sports and weather anchors are traveling in a plush RV through Iowa to tailgate with college football fans ahead of the Iowa-Iowa State football rivalry. “We never know quite what to expect, which is part of the fun,” says Keith Murphy, WHO’s sports director.