KTTV Los Angeles is airing Rising Up, a five-part docuseries, all this week in place of its normal 6 p.m. newscast. The series weaves together more than 25 interviews with activists, thought-leaders, law enforcement, politicians, journalists and protesters to tell the stories of the social justice movement in Los Angeles.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a news director in Los Angeles and a news producer in Raleigh, N.C.
TV stations help their local communities countless ways, year after year. These days, the need for food, warm clothes, toys, and Thanksgiving turkeys is much greater because of the pandemic. And stations are responding to the need.
Right now, demand is skyrocketing at Southern California food banks. So KNBC is partnering with the more than 300 Ralphs and Food 4 Less food stores to help feed hungry families.
TV stations are finding that new election software from Magis Media can be the differentiator for their station on election night. Ease of use, real-time mapping and a visually pleasing display all lead to better storytelling, they say.
Karole Honas, the self-described newsroom mom, is retiring from TV news in Idaho. Honas said her “kids” graduated to big markets including Los Angeles, Boston, New York, Atlanta, Portland and Seattle.
Perry Sook, Nexstar Media Group’s chairman and president, says the company is dedicating the equivalent of $120 million this year to promote its national newscast, News Nation. How will that money be spent? What media is being used? And what will the creative be?
Local TV promos that move you, enchant you and convince you of the value of local news are on display here in part 4. It’s a historic moment, and local TV news and its marketing are giving voice to viewers, whether they’re marching in the streets, or searching for answers about COVID-19.
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.
Eighty percent of LAUSD students live in poverty. Donations will help provide meals and urgently needed supplies, provide devices, digital libraries and books and help students to continue learning.