New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a chief engineer in South Carolina and a master control operator in New York.
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?
Perhaps a significant step toward real equality could begin with televised dialogues, conversations, interactions and discussions so racial inequality gets exposed to thousands of people in communities all over the U.S., and a path to equality begins to emerge.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a creative services director at Nexstar’s WDAF, the Fox affiliate in Kansas City.
A week after a rare weather event called a derecho hit eastern Iowa causing massive destruction, reporters in Cedar Rapids say there hasn’t been enough national network TV or cable news coverage.
At 3 o’clock in the morning in New Orleans, drivers lined up to receive free school supplies from WDSU, Hearst’s NBC affiliate there, as part of the station’s Student Connection School Supply Drive, even though the start time wasn’t until 9.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an executive news producer, a digital sales manager and a meteorologist for ABC affiliate KDRV in Medford, Ore.
On Monday, a rare weather event called a derecho hit Cedar Rapids, Iowa. “This derecho has damaged almost every property in a city of more than 130,000 people,” said Elizabeth Malicki, news anchor at KCRG in Cedar Rapids. Malicki wonders why the national press has ignored this story.
Local TV news marketers around the country are continuing to rise to the challenge of working remotely while adjusting their branding messages in these times of uncertainty due to the pandemic. In Seattle, Brent Ayres, the marketing and creative services director for KCPQ, the Fox O&O, said that his station had to retire the station’s entire inventory of marketing messages and replace them with new ones during the pandemic.
Television executives from E.W. Scripps, Tegna and the NAB will assess what progress the industry is making toward diversity and inclusion among its ranks and in front of its news cameras in an Aug. 13 TVNewsCheck Working Lunch webinar. Register here.