KOAT, Hearst’s ABC affiliate in Albuquerque, N.M., has been certified as most accurate for the fifth straight year by WeatheRate, an independent weather research company.
The coldest temperature recorded in Albuquerque was minus 50 degrees in 1951. So New Mexican children need warm coats to be winter weather ready. And KOAT, Hearst’s ABC affiliate there, is helping with itsannual KOATs for Kids coat drive that starts this week.
KOAT in Albuquerque, N.M., is airing a two-hour exclusive special surrounding the origins of an iconic Santa Fe tradition coupled with a live broadcast of 97th annual event. KOAT has recently won two awards from the New Mexico Broadcasters Association for its 2020 broadcast of Zozobra.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a news producer, a photographer/editor, an account executive, an executive producer, an investigative reporter and an affiliate marketing manager.
TV stations make meaningful contributions and connections in a variety of beneficial ways with their communities. Here’s a round-up of how some stations are helping and serving their communities.
TV stations help their local communities in countless ways, year after year. Right now, the need to help is much greater because of the pandemic. And many stations continue to respond.
KOAT, Hearst’s ABC affiliate in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and the Albuquerque Journal, will air the first televised debate this Sunday, September 27th with the candidates of the 2nd Congressional District of New Mexico.
“KOAT’s Project CommUNITY Giving Tuesday made a huge difference for families in central New Mexico, with donations raising over $81,000 in total,” said Rodney Prunty, United Way of Central New Mexico’s president.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager, news director, news producers, account executives, MMJs, creative services director, news anchors, and sports journalist in eight different markets.
TV stations around the country are sharing messages of hope and togetherness through their marketing and news coverage and posting their examples on social media. Sometimes, they’re posting funny and creative messages created by viewers. Here are some examples I’ve seen come across my Facebook and/or LinkedIn feeds.