CBS-owned stations in markets across the country are planning to celebrate Black History Month throughout February with daily local news reporting on cultural community events, resources and celebrations in each market.
There is no 1-800 number to get a major market news director to parachute into market 104 on a temporary basis. How WQAD pulled it off is a matter of timing and providence.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a Broadcast Maintenance Engineer, Executive Producer, Digital Content Promotions Producer, two Promotions Producers, IT Support Technician, Chief Political Reporter, Reporter and News Producer.
Two women with deep backgrounds in local TV broadcasting have taken separate paths to rise to the top positions at CBS affiliates in Milwaukee and Philadelphia. The fact that they’re sisters “is really cool for both of us,” they say.
The collaboration between the KYW and DDG teams resulted in an “audience-focused scenic storytelling environment.” During the input phase of the project, the KYW team said they wanted an adaptable set that featured a variety of storytelling venues.
“Sara is smart and a seasoned marketer who is driven by innovation,” says Jorge Carballo, WTVJ/WSCV’s general manager. “I’m excited for her to take the helm of our Creative Services and Community Affairs operations, at a time where our work for delivering local news and information to our communities is more important than ever.”
When Wendy Chioji died on October 7th, my Facebook feed was literally taken over by people who knew her and wanted to share their pictures and stories about her. Wendy was the news anchor and reporter at WESH, the Hearst NBC affiliate in Orlando, and that’s where our paths crossed. Family, friends, co-workers, other cancer survivors, people who climbed mountains with her and others who were inspired by her strength, her spirit and her composure, share their thoughts here about how Wendy made their lives brighter.