Nexstar Media is co-hosting a New Year’s Eve special with KXAS, the NBC O&O in Dallas, that will air across 21 Nexstar markets throughout Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma reaching nearly eight million U.S. households. This is the third annual exclusive programming partnership between Nexstar and KXAS.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a local sales manager for stations in Columbia, Mo., and an account executive for a network-owned station in Philadelphia.
KMIZ, the ABC affiliate in Columbia, Mo., took home six first-place honors at the annual MBA convention last weekend in Branson. “It is gratifying to be recognized by our peers but more importantly knowing our newscasts make a positive impact on people’s lives in Mid-Missouri,” said Curtis Hancock, KMIZ’s news director.
WHO-TV picked up 28 awards for journalism excellence the past Saturday night at dual awards ceremonies in Missouri and Iowa.
The new openings, for a general sales manager and a director of sales, are in San Francisco and Columbia, Mo., respectively.