Local TV Keeps Giving To Help Those In NeedDecember 18th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
TV stations owned by Weigel, Nexstar, Sinclair, Gray, Tegna, Hearst, and Sunbeam in markets all over the country are responding to help those in need in their communities with food, toys, clothing, rent assistance and even restaurants hit by the pandemic.
Gray TV Stations’ Response To Louisiana’s Strongest HurricaneSeptember 21st, 2020 by Paul Greeley
“There’s a story here about the importance of what we do, and the resiliency of the people that do it,” wrote Mark Klein, creative services director at KALB in Alexandria, Louisiana. “What’s been accomplished to broadcast life-saving information in Lake Charles and the other surrounding areas that were devastated by Laura is a testament to the strength of the individual stations, and how they’ve worked together under Gray to succeed against all obstacles.”
WMC Raises $322,000 For Students Computer EquipmentSeptember 11th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
WMC, Gray’s NBC affiliate in Memphis, organized a fundraising event to supply each student in the largest school district in Tennessee with microphone equipped headsets to aid with virtual learning. “This goes to show just how critical local broadcasters can be to a community and our continued relevance in an increasing connected world,” said Jonathan Mitchell, WMC’s general manager.
The New Us: Local TV Marketing In 2020, Part 4July 31st, 2020 by Paul Greeley
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.
Managing Editor, Account Exec And GSM OpeningsNovember 11th, 2019 by Paul Greeley
New job openings posted to TVNewsCheck‘s Media Job Center include a managing editor position at a network O&O in Los Angeles, an account exec opening in Memphis and a general sales manager opening in Cincinnati.
Directors Of TV Sales Opportunities Available NowAugust 26th, 2019 by Paul Greeley
Just posted last week to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center are directors of TV sales openings by Gray, Meredith, Nexstar and News Press & Gazette for stations in Memphis, Hampton Roads, Colorado Springs and Greenville, S.C.
Mike Newman Joins WHBQ Memphis As Creative Services DirectorMay 15th, 2019 by Paul Greeley
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.
Back To School And Other New Local PromosAugust 6th, 2018 by Paul Greeley
Back-to-school promos, promos that introduce new talent to the morning newscasts, and a promo where the anchor stands on a kitchen counter talking to a viewer are just a few new local TV news promos shown here. Don’t miss the ‘Elvis is leaving the building’ promo at the bottom.