WHO-HD is packing up and hittin’ the road all this week for RVTV 2019, the station’s annual week-long Iowa/Iowa State tailgate party. “We never know quite what to expect, which is part of the fun,” said Keith Murphy, WHO-HD’s sports director.
The program recapped 10 years of Honor Flights for Iowa veterans to Washington. “Being a first-hand witness to the power of Iowa’s Honor Flights has been one of the most fulfilling experiences of my career,” said Eric Hanson, KCCI reporter.
“What people will see is graphics and a clearer presentation. These will make our stories and severe weather coverage easier to follow,” said Allison Smith, KCCI’s news director.
Last week on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center, ads were posted for open positions at the University of Rhode Island, WISH in Indianapolis, and KETV in Omaha.
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.