Capitol Broadcasting, which owns WRAL, the NBC affiliate in Raleigh, N.C., earned several regional Emmy awards for original programs. This Is Human Trafficking won in the categories of Public Affairs and Promo Spot/Program, while Black Country was honored in the Entertainment category.
WVUE, Gray’s Fox affiliate in New Orleans, took a tongue in cheek approach to its Super Bowl Sunday strategy with a series of promos for its 10 o’clock news. “We went hyper local,” said Blaine Strawn, WVUE’s marketing director. “Granted, most viewers outside of New Orleans won’t understand, but we knew our viewers would.”
“Rather than just one promo,” said Scott Brady, WDRB’s creative services VP, “we launched a whole new news campaign. This was a half-day of tremendous viewing sampling with much of our competitors’ audience tuning in as well! The Strategy was Super Bowl Sunday rather than just the Big Game Ad.”
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s MediaJob Center include openings for an investigative producer, a news director, a chief meteorologist and a technical media producer.
Over the next couple days, we’ll share what some Fox affiliates aired on their stations during the Super Bowl, starting with these spots from WBRC, Gray’s Fox affiliate in Birmingham, Ala. (DMA 44).
Your ad on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center just got more compelling because it can now be more than just words. It can be a multimedia experience complete with pictures and videos.
“The old studio was gutted from top to bottom so it’s all new and we love it,” said Jay Huizenga, KELO’s general manager.
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.
They’re undecided Iowa voters about who to vote for in the upcoming Iowa Caucus that kicks off on Monday. They represent a cross-section of their community in age, race, gender and social economic standings. And they are sitting down with some Democratic candidates for a conversation on-camera from the studios at KCCI, the Hearst CBS affiliate in Des Moines. They ask their own questions. It’s personal, revealing, and to the point.
This past Monday, Jan. 27, was the 75th anniversary of the day when the Soviet Army’s 322nd Rifle Division entered the concentration camp at Auschwitz. Today’s column is one that first appeared on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, titled, To Auschwitz Survivors, Especially One.