The 19th annual Home Team Harvest broke records for the third year in a row. Over the years, Home Team Harvest has generated more than 55 million meals for Washington families.
Dayton, Ohio, had a difficult year in 2019. So when WRGT wanted to do a year-ending message, it needed something special, something that summed up all the area had gone through. It needed a personal touch for the spot, something that would show the town support and love. And it came from Hollywood.
Winters can be brutally cold in Milwaukee. Like minus 26 degrees below zero, the coldest temperature recorded there. This year, WITI’s FOX6 Coats for Kids drive is expected to deliver more than 10,000 coats to area children.
Last year, WCAU and WWSI, the NBC and Telemundo affiliates in Philadelphia owned by NBC, awarded $225,000 in grants to local nonprofits as part of their Project Innovation initiative, which is beginning its third year. As the stations get ready for this year, see how nonprofits benefitted from the grants in 2019.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a news director in a market renowned for its food, wine, natural beauty and college atmosphere.
The Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation donated $190,000 to help victims in three markets: Dallas, Dayton, and El Paso, recover from tornadoes and mass shootings.
“The team did a great job on social media,” said Wendy Bernier, KVLY’s creative services director, “relaying information about road closures, troubles facing state troopers, and the overall message of, stay home, stay safe and know conditions are dangerous. They tackled every closing and delay that came into the newsroom and kept viewers informed.”
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a morning news executive producer at the CBS O&O in Dallas-Ft. Worth, KTVT.
Carol Ward, general manager of WAVY and WVBT said, “It is an incredible asset to have these professionals on our side.” According to Ward: “WAVY is Hampton Roads‘ leading source for news, weather, traffic and sports and it is no doubt due to the daily contribution of Don Roberts, Don Slater and Bruce Rader.”
In one sweeping, unedited shot, the Fox New York O&O’s promo shows off the anchor desk, entertainment nook, cooking station, performance stage, weather station, traffic station and interview couch.