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WDIV, Graham Media’s NBC affiliate in Detroit, saw that a story on its website about an upcoming bridge opening got tremendous engagement. The station doubled down and sent a crew of three people four hours away to make it a promotable event for its broadcast viewers.
Ginger Zee, chief meteorologist for ABC News, provided her millions of social media followers with behind-the-scenes updates before and during Hurricane Ian as well as live reports on ABC World News Tonight and Good Morning America.
KMSP Minneapolis, like most TV stations, has many openings it needs to fill. The station created a recruitment video unlike any other, a wild musical with an eye-catching song and dance number starring its employees.
Brad Panovich, chief meteorologist for WCNC Charlotte, N.C., has 260,000 followers on his Facebook page. Many write comments on his page. And WCNC has tapped into this gold mine to create a new promo for Panovich.
I have scoured the internet looking for the latest local TV promos. Most of the work you’ll see here is just days old.
The event will offer voters an opportunity to hear candidates discuss the issues of importance to them ahead of the Birmingham mayoral election on Aug. 24.
“Testimonials are your best research audience,” says Kristin Joyal, marketing director for WTLV and WJXX in Jacksonville, Fla. “It doesn’t get more honest or closer to the truth at a time when people demand it.”
Don Jorgensen, KELO’s 6 and 10 P.M. anchor in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, along with his wife, were in a serious motorcycle accident over Memorial Day weekend. Both spent five nights in the hospital where they both had surgeries. The station followed Jorgensen’s accident, recovery and return in a series of on-air news stories.
KOMO in Seattle airs a story every week from an on-going series called Eric’s Heroes, generating tens of thousands of comments filled with loving, emotional examples of how the series has touched their hearts.