Tonight, KCCI is hosting a virtual forum with Black collegiate athletes in Iowa to share insights about the stereotypes and micro aggressions they face.
TVNewsCheck has extended the special rate of $99 for a two-week job posting through June 30. It also added a package discount — three individual two-week postings for $249.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in Idaho and Ohio at stations owned by Hearst, Tegna and News-Press & Gazette.
To meet the need as people continue to struggle during the coronavirus pandemic, the Greater Boston Food Bank distributed over 9.5 million pounds of food in April, eclipsing the 8.1 million pounds distributed in March, now the two largest distribution months in the food bank’s history.
New TV jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for account execs and an investigative MMJ in Florida, Michigan and Indiana at Scripps, Hearst and Weigel stations.
KCRA and WYFF, Hearst’s NBC affiliates in Sacramento, Calif., Greenville, S.C., held telethons this week in their respective markets to benefit local food banks.
“With so many people out of work, and kids not getting school meals, we recognized early on the need for food in our community was at an all-time high, we knew there was a way to help,” said, John R. Soapes, WESH’s general manager.
“KOAT’s Project CommUNITY Giving Tuesday made a huge difference for families in central New Mexico, with donations raising over $81,000 in total,” said Rodney Prunty, United Way of Central New Mexico’s president.
In a Zoom interview, you can watch the creative services directors and marketing executives of four local TV stations in Kansas City describe how they all came together as partners to hold an all-day fund raiser to benefit local residents affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
The donations included $100,000 from Sean Payton, the New Orleans Saints head coach. “During times like these, it is not only our duty but our privilege to join in and help our community,” said Joel Vilmenay, WDSU’s general manager.