Annual event held June 17-21, 2019 at The Mirage in Las Vegas.
Rick Swanson, VP of marketing and programming for the Promax Station Summit, reveals a couple new sessions this year that came directly from a committee of station and network marketers who helped him identify the pressing needs of attendees.
WTAE, Hearst’s ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh, spent more than a year to uncover the secretive bid process to lure Amazon’s headquarters, giving viewers an inside view of the station’s ultimately successful court battles culminating in the revelation of an offer of $2 billion in tax incentives.
KPRC 2’s 2019 Military Appreciation on-air and digital campaigns will feature the station’s reporters and anchors who have served, are serving, or have family members in service or veterans.
The list of syndicated TV programs that have come and gone over the past 8 years would fill a book. Part of Dish Nation’s success is its original concept. Throw popular, well-known morning-drive radio personalities together with a comedian, an old school hip-hop artist, a real housewife, and a sassy fashionista to dish about celebrities and pop culture in the news.
Mike Newman joins WHBQ from Cox’s ABC affiliate in Orlando, WFTV, where he was the senior promotions producer. “My wife Erin and I can’t wait to experience the food, culture and music of Memphis and make it our new home,” said Newman.
A hundred people — including all of the morning, noon and evening anchors — an outside shoot in a public place, elaborate costumes and everybody dancing in one continuous shot. Take a look.
With the addition of WDRB News@5, WDRB will produce 9.5 hours of local news on weekdays, and 64 hours of local news a week. “We will be adding six to eight new people, taking our newsroom to over 100 people, the largest television, radio or newspaper newsroom in Kentucky,” said Bill Lamb, WDRB’s general manager.
With immigration raids across the state and increasingly strict enforcement at the border, Napa’s growers and labor contractors are facing a severe labor shortage. “If you go out and spend a season in the vineyards to be able to appreciate the man or the woman who is farming those grapes, at that point, you will have true wine appreciation,” said Vanessa Robledo, a wine entrepreneur.
Capitol Broadcasting Co., a diversified media and entertainment company based in Raleigh, N.C., is looking for a director of technology.