Crime is a legitimate topic for news coverage because of concerns about the public’s safety. KING’s mission in Seattle is to “cover crime in a way that helps them be informed and empowered in ways that make sense,” says News Director Julie Wolfe.
On Sept. 30, the CBS affiliate in Atlanta owned by Gray went on the air branded as “Atlanta News First,” changing its call letters from WGCL to WANF. But living that brand has been going on since Gray took over the station in December, 2021.
WLBT, Gray’s NBC affiliate in Jackson, Miss., announces that Michael A. White, Jr. will be the director of operations for the Gray/WLBT Media Training Center, launching later this year. The center will educate and train students who attend Mississippi colleges and universities, with a focus on Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the state.
Stan Melton Jr. died on Dec. 29 while returning from a ski trip in Colorado with his family. Melton is best known as the creative services director at WJLA, Sinclair’s ABC affiliate in Washington, D.C., where he worked for almost 11 years.
KNXV in Phoenix, needed the talents of someone who has a powerful presence for its holiday message. So for its holiday promo, Pastor John makes a return.
On the anniversary of Detroit’s Walk To Freedom 57 years ago, the largest civil rights demonstration in the nation’s history up to that date, WDIV aired a special program about racism in our society and how to make real changes.
Michelle Solomon, The Florida Files podcast producer, said: “It took two months of combing through clippings and archives, interviews and investigating to go back into one of Miami’s most perplexing stories. Still, nothing is cut and dried. Listeners are in for quite an audio journey.”
Creating History will feature six individuals and how they are leaving their mark on the world through compassion for others.
The award comes on the heels of a successful campaign to raise $850,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the giveaway of a beautiful home to a deserving viewer.