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.
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.
WRAL Raleigh, N.C., wants viewers to talk back to it and has launched new technology that lets viewers record what they think on a variety of topics and share those thoughts that end up in WRAL 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.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an openings for a national sales manager at Nexstar’s Fox and CW affiliates in Denver.
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.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an executive producer in Columbus, Ga./Opelika-Auburn, Ala., as well as a news director position in La Crosse-Eau Claire, Wis.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a marketing and promotions producer for Cox and a digital content producer for Hearst.
WXIA Atlanta took an innovative approach to address concerns and mistrust over the COVID-19 vaccines. Instead of a reporter interviewing the experts, they turned the questioning over to an Atlanta viewer skeptical of the COVID-19 vaccines, a mom with two kids who was also a caregiver for her live-in elderly mother.
When a deadly tornado touched down in Birmingham, Ala., during the late news, WBRC’s coverage led the market in household viewers. Station management says strong First Alert branding and an all-hands approach made the difference.