WBAL Airing Special On What It Means To Be An AmericanJuly 2nd, 2021 by Paul Greeley
To Be An American: Identity, Race and Justice, airs Saturday night at 8. The one-hour production, featuring a wide array of thought leaders from across the nation, is a special project from Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien, the public affairs program produced by Hearst Television.
TV Stations Continue Helping Their CommunitiesJuly 1st, 2021 by Paul Greeley
TV stations across the country continue to lead efforts to help those in need in their communities in a variety of ways.
A Guide To Media Buying For Local TV CSDsJune 28th, 2021 by Paul Greeley
Most local TV marketing executives have few media advertising choices to reach news consumers to convince them to watch newscasts on their stations. A former station CSD turned media buyer gives her insights into what’s new, what’s changing and what her top recommendations are for local TV stations when it comes to paid media.
KING Seattle Earns Peabody Public Service AwardJune 24th, 2021 by Paul Greeley
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.
KPNX And KECI Earn Walter Cronkite Awards For ReportingJune 24th, 2021 by Paul Greeley
KPNX, Tegna’s NBC affiliate in Phoenix, and KECI, Sinclair’s NBC affiliate in Missoula, Mont., received Walter Cronkite Awards for their reporting in 2020.
KNXV’s Police Investigation Earns Peabody AwardJune 23rd, 2021 by Paul Greeley
KNXV, the Scripps ABC affiliate in Phoenix, exposed widespread and systemic problems with Arizona’s so-called “Brady” lists, which are supposed to track police officers in the state with documented histories of dishonesty, false arrests, crimes and integrity concerns.
WDIV’s ‘Juneteenth’, Part Of Graham Media’s Company-Wide CelebrationJune 22nd, 2021 by Paul Greeley
“We wanted to further our Juneteenth efforts this year by creating opportunities for learning and outreach that support the cause of combatting injustice and racism,” says Emily Barr, Graham Media’s president.
New Job Posted To TVNewsCheckJune 21st, 2021 by Paul Greeley
The most recent job posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center is for a vice president and general manager in the Livability-ranked No. 1 small-to-mid-size city in the country.
KTNV’s 65th Anniversary Special Reels Off Las Vegas HistoryJune 21st, 2021 by Paul Greeley
KTNV, the Scripps-owned ABC affiliate, produced an hour-long special for its 65th anniversary of broadcasting that’s uniquely Las Vegas. It follows the Sin City’s history of colorful characters, Hollywood celebrities and mobsters through the boom times and the busts, from Elvis and the Rat Pack in the 50s to today. The one constant? The principles of journalism “haven’t changed throughout the decades,” says Emily Atuna, KTNV’s executive producer.
WOI And KCWI Donate $7,000 To Des Moines Food PantriesJune 18th, 2021 by Paul Greeley
“We know the need is great in central Iowa when it comes to on-going food insecurity issues,” says David Loving, WOI’s GM, “and these two great organizations deserve our support for their efforts to make a real difference.”