These awards honor the best examples from TV stations in the U.S. More than 100 judges from stations across the country chose 100 gold and silver award winners in 50 categories.
KING, Tegna’s NBC affiliate in Seattle, earned a 2020 Peabody Award in the Public Service category for Facing Race, a 13-week original series that tackled the difficult topic of systemic racism in the Pacific Northwest.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a creative services director in Richmond, Va., and a general manager in Seattle.
Local TV stations continue to hold fund raisers to help food banks in their communities provide food for the hungry, many of whom are seeking help for the first time due to Covid.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a multimedia marketing producer at KING in Seattle.
Seattle viewers tuning in to KING on TV or its digital platforms will see a new, but familiar, face as the station welcomes former Seattle City Police Chief Carmen Best as a KING law enforcement analyst. “I’m thrilled for this opportunity,” said Best when asked about her new role at the station.
KING, Tegna’s NBC affiliate in Seattle, is airing a series of half-hour specials on racial inequality and social justice titled, Facing Race. The 13 half-hour specials are airing immediately after Sunday Night Football, a highly viewed and coveted time slot for NBC affiliates.
Scott Altus is making the 1,200 mile move from KOMO in Seattle to KTLA in Los Angeles. He will start his new position June 22nd.
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.
“This award is for the entire station — the result of KING 5’s dedication to investigative journalism. I’m thrilled to be bringing this back to Seattle,” said Susannah Frame, KING’s investigative reporter after accepting the award.