KCCI, Hearst’s CBS affiliate in Des Moines, earned seven awards from the Iowa Broadcast News Association at the association’s annual awards banquet on April 18th.
”Everyone’s situation is unique, but no one should feel alone,” says Brian Sather, KCCI’s GM. “Our goal is to connect people with others who want to help.”
If I were marooned on a tropical deserted island, and had good WiFi, I could keep track of what’s happening in cities and towns all across America all the time on Facebook thanks to local TV.
On Monday, a rare weather event called a derecho hit Cedar Rapids, Iowa. “This derecho has damaged almost every property in a city of more than 130,000 people,” said Elizabeth Malicki, news anchor at KCRG in Cedar Rapids. Malicki wonders why the national press has ignored this story.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager at Nexstar’s two stations in South Dakota, and an account executive for Hearst’s station in Iowa.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s MediaJobCenter include openings for assistant news directors, executive producers, news producers, reporters, promotion managers and engineers in Texas, South Carolina and Iowa.
This week there are a total of 23 new TV jobs in 20 large, medium and small markets posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center. Here are 11 openings in 10 markets west of the Mississippi River.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for anchor/reporters at both a Nexstar station in Iowa and a Gray station in Virginia, as well as a multimedia journalist/reporter for a Morgan Murphy Media station in Wisconsin.
Growing Forward: The Future of Farming In Iowa examined the impact of the trade war, the stresses of the business and the changing technology, as well as the issue of what happens to the family farm if nobody’s left to work it.
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.