Responsive and responsible news coverage, marketing that highlighted its on-air talent, new news franchises and a deep freeze lifted KHOU late news to the top during the February ratings period.
If Mark Twain were living today, he might amend his famous quote about the weather to say, “Everybody talks about climate change, but nobody does anything about it.” And Twain might agree that KNTV in San Francisco is doing something about it.
“We feel a program with trusted community leaders and health experts had a chance to better inform communities, especially ones of color about the facts surrounding the vaccine,” says Scott Duff, WSFA’s news director.
The special, To Be An American: Identity, Race And Justice, featuring a wide array of thought leaders from across the nation, is a special project from Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien, the nation’s most-watched syndicated public affairs program,
New jobs posted to TVNewsChexk’s Media Job Center include an opening for vice president-general manager of Nexstar’s ABC affiliate in Knoxville following the retirement of a 39-year broadcast veteran who has been with Nexstar since 2006.
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.
During the February 2021 ratings period, WVUE, branded as Fox 8, led all other stations Monday through Friday in morning, evening and late newscasts.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for news directors at stations that are the leading news source in their respective markets.
Meredith’s decision to create two marketing hubs to handle the day-to-day marketing of all its TV stations across the country is underway. “It’s a juggling act,” concedes Danielle Ray, who leads the Phoenix group.
KXXV, Scripps ABC affiliate in Waco, Texas, is bringing back Ann Harder, a news anchor who retired in 2020, for a new semimonthly segment connecting viewers with people, places, and things all uniquely Texan.