Now, more than ever before, people are turning to local TV news for information they can trust about the changing conditions in their town, their city, county and state due to the coronavirus. And local TV marketers are responding with messages of hope and optimism, togetherness and kindness. Not the usual themes of local TV news promotion, but maybe the ones we need to hear right now.
WISH, Circle City Broadcasting’s CW affiliate in Indianapolis is airing an hour-long, commercial-free, live discussion about how the city’s crime rate has climbed to its current level and what can be done to help make the city safer.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for an experienced marketing/creative services director at the Nexstar CBS-Fox duopoly in a top 25 market, Indianapolis.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings at Sinclair and Nexstar stations for sales management in Las Vegas and Indianapolis, and a creative services director opening for Graham’s station in Roanoke, Va.
New jobs posted to TVNewscheck’s Media Job Center include openings for sales directors at the Nexstar duopoly in Indianapolis and Standard Media’s ABC affiliate in Lincoln, Neb.
“We’ve gotten great feedback from our viewers who have grown up watching this iconic local station and have enjoyed revisiting these fond memories from over the years,” said Katie Warthan, WTTV Indianapolis’ promotions manager.
The Nexstar Media Group is TVNewsCheck’s Station Group of the Year for 2019. Nexstar is looking for two general managers for its TV operations in Indianapolis and Champaign, Illinois.
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.
WISH, Nexstar’s CW affiliate in Indianapolis, is adding Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick, to its All Local All Morning Sunday morning lineup.
WXIN, Tribune’s Fox affiliate in Indianapolis, hit the road to produce its morning newscast in a town about about 20 miles from Indianapolis. It’s not easy to take a station’s morning newscast out of the studio to a remote location. But if you read some of the comments posted on WXIN’s Facebook page, you’ll see that viewers love it.