Reviving a 1991 music image campaign goes against the “grain of what television news is nowadays, but that is what we wanted to do,” says Cyle Dickens, creative services branding specialist at Gray’s NBC affiliate.
WTVM, Gray’s ABC affiliate in Columbus, Georgia, is celebrating its 70th anniversary this month with an uplifting tribute to the community. “We Are Channel 9″ is an original song composed in partnership with Stephen Arnold Music.
Today, March 31, WLBT, the NBC affiliate in Jackson, Miss., and its parent company, Gray Television, are hosting Gray Day of Giving, a televised donation relief drive following devastating tornadoes in the Mississippi Delta.
Blaine Stewart, morning news anchor for WTKR in Norfolk, Va., says while corresponding with a third-grade math teacher, he realized she was something special. Stewart says he can be a pretty cranky old man, “but this one hit me right in the feels.”
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a digital media producer, a technical media producer (combination newscast director and master control operator) and maintenance technician.
KMOV St. Louis increased viewership for its morning and late news in the fall of 2022. Scott Diener, KMOV’s news director, says since Danielle Ruth Reeves arrived as CSD, “her team has done a great job with the marketing.”
On Sept. 30, the CBS affiliate in Atlanta owned by Gray went on the air branded as “Atlanta News First,” changing its call letters from WGCL to WANF. But living that brand has been going on since Gray took over the station in December, 2021.
WAFF, Gray’s NBC affiliate in Huntsville, Alabama, was the OTT MVP Award winner (OTTy Award for short) in May. The OTTy Award is given each month to the Gray Television team using their OTT desk in innovative ways.
WVLT’s live streaming news coverage of two men trapped in a collapsed trench and a six-year-old boy lost in the woods earns an award from its owner, Gray Television.
WSFA Montgomery expects to digitize 3,600 hours of the station’s archived news footage going back to the 1950s. Read what important historical events they’ve uncovered so far, and why a state agency came on board to help.