The trial of Derek Chauvin, the ex-cop accused in the death of George Floyd, will be televised live in its entirety by KMSP, the Fox-owned affiliate in Minneapolis, the first time in the history of Minnesota that cameras are being allowed to show the entire live proceedings in a criminal trial.
“Most local TV news marketing doesn’t drive viewership.” That’s a startling statement from Marv Danielski, who directs news promotion for Sinclair. But in this Market Share Executive Interview, he reveals what he has found does work in 30 years in the trenches.
Shine On Minnesota included entertainment, musical performances, inspirational messages and stories of hope from some of Minnesota’s favorite artists and celebrities, including Dessa, who teamed up with the Minnesota Orchestra to debut a new collaborative at-home style music video of her hit, Skeleton Key.
Tom Lyden, a KMSP Minneapolis reporter, has spent the past 10 months investigating the crisis facing Minnesota farmers, which culminated in a primetime, hour-long special entitled, FOX 9 Presents, The Last Harvest.
In October 2018, just after midnight in a small Wisconsin town, a man forced his way into a family’s home, murdered the father and mother and took a 13-year old girl. Both vanished without a trace. That’s the basis of a new true crime podcast launched by KARE, Tegna’s NBC affiliate in Minneapolis.
Watch winning examples from KPRC Houston; WDIO Duluth; KARE Minneapolis; WVUE New Orleans; WTHR Indianapolis; KCCI Des Moines; KDVR Denver; and KNTV San Francisco. The Sigma Delta Chi Awards date back to 1932, when the Society of Professional Journalists (then called Sigma Delta Chi) first honored six individuals for contributions to journalism.