The Care Package Challenge raised $106,776 — enough to provide 9,707 care packages to feed people throughout Northern Indiana. “During the months of March and April, nearly 7,000 new individuals visited this pantry for the first time,” said Marijo Martinec, Food Bank of Northern Indiana’s CEO. “We are forever grateful.”
New TV jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for account execs and an investigative MMJ in Florida, Michigan and Indiana at Scripps, Hearst and Weigel stations.
All four news-producing stations decided to join together to send one message to Richmond, Va., viewers. The campaign features the main on-air talent from each station in every spot airing on all four stations. The campaign also showcases each station’s logos and news vans in every spot. “This was a true top-to-bottom team effort. It was a pleasure to work so closely with the creatives in this market, and I am extremely pleased with the results,” said Erik Candiani, WWBT’s marketing director.
COVID-19: Congressional Town Hall was live streamed and broadcast across Nexstar stations covering 49 counties of upstate New York, bringing together more than 6 million viewers.
“The resources are aligned to the same standards and assessments that our students would normally be working on at this point of the school year,” said Brent Vidrine, Monroe City Schools’ Superintendent. “I’m proud of the staff, students, and community partners like KNOE 8 News for rising to meet the needs of our students.”
“Helping and serving our community is what being a local broadcaster is all about,” said Bridget Fargen, WSAW/WZAW’s news director. “I am so proud to work with great people at WSAW and live in such a generous community. The money we raised will help feed a lot of people in Marathon County.”
WSVN, the Fox affiliate in Miami owned by Ed Ansin’s Sunbeam Television, has been supporting Feeding South Florida, a local food bank, since the pandemic hit full force in mid-March.
This week there are a total of 23 new TV jobs in 20 large, medium and small markets posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center. Here are 11 openings in 10 markets west of the Mississippi River.
There were a total of 25 new TV jobs in 20 large, medium and small markets posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center last week. Here are 13 openings in nine markets east of the Mississippi River.
KCRA and WYFF, Hearst’s NBC affiliates in Sacramento, Calif., Greenville, S.C., held telethons this week in their respective markets to benefit local food banks.