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.
WPLG Sweeps November News Ratings In MiamiDecember 9th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
“In my 36 years in the business I have never seen this type of resounding victory,” said Bert Medina, WPLG’s president.
Miami’s WSVN Dominated Election Night CoverageNovember 5th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
“South Florida viewers continue to choose 7 NEWS for coverage of the most important stories, like this historic election,” said Alice Jacobs, WSVN’s news director.
How Nexstar’s $120 Million Will Promote ‘News Nation’August 21st, 2020 by Paul Greeley
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?
WSVN Owner Donates $100K To Local Food BankApril 29th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
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.
WPLG Podcast Investigates Miami Preacher And MurdersSeptember 9th, 2019 by Paul Greeley
Michelle Solomon, The Florida Files podcast producer, said: “It took two months of combing through clippings and archives, interviews and investigating to go back into one of Miami’s most perplexing stories. Still, nothing is cut and dried. Listeners are in for quite an audio journey.”
TV Promos That Cost Zero, 40 Of ThemJune 26th, 2019 by Paul Greeley
At the Promax Station Summit last week in Las Vegas, attendees filled the room for the session Zero Budget Magic, to see how imagination, and little more, is the only currency allowed in spots submitted from stations across the country. Here are all 40 of them.
WSFL’s Custom Promos Push Ratings For Syndicated ShowsApril 2nd, 2019 by Paul Greeley
WSFL, Tribune’s CW affiliate in Miami, created some custom promos in-house that yielded some impressive ratings growth for various time periods.
Live On This Yacht As Creative Services Director In MiamiJanuary 28th, 2019 by Paul Greeley
South Florida’s WSVN, the Fox affiliate owned by Sunbeam, is looking for a creative services director to continue its tradition of innovative promos, eye-catching visuals, and cutting-edge set designs.
WFOR Earns DuPont Award For Everglades DocumentaryDecember 14th, 2018 by Paul Greeley
Miami’s WFOR hour-long documentary explored the deeper environmental, political and social roots of Florida’s contaminated Everglades. “It is an incredible honor to know that our team has won the 2019 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award honoring outstanding audiovisual reporting in the public interest,” said Liz Roldan, WFOR’s news director.