WHO, Tribune’s NBC affiliate in Des Moines, Iowa, gave visitors to the Iowa State Fair a kernel of corn to place in the Mason jar of their favorite presidential candidate. “While we know the corn poll isn’t scientific, it has proven in the past to be a pretty reliable measure of the attitudes of Iowans at fair time,” said David Price, WHO’s political reporter.
From Milwaukee to Denver, Little Rock to Sacramento, check out these TV promos covering news image, apps, morning news, weather and a new lifestyle show.
Last week on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center, new jobs in highly desirable markets were posted for a TV news producer at Capitol Broadcasting’s WRAL in Raleigh, N.C., and for an assignment editor at Tenga’s KPNX in Phoenix.
WBAL presents Justin, Scott and Spiegel Shouldn’t Be On TV. The half hour show will premiere this weekend immediately following Saturday Night Live.
Animals in shelters all over the country are practicing good behavior in anticipation of NBC/Universal’s Clear the Shelter adoption initiative this Saturday. And for thousands of pets in shelters, this Saturday will have a happy ending. It could be the plot for a new animated movie.
New jobs posted last week on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center are for Cox Media and Hearst stations in Georgia and Pennsylvania for a news photographer/videographer and a creative services director.
In the country’s 85th television market, El Paso, when a major breaking news story like this one happens, it can put enormous pressure on the TV stations there to adequately cover the story. Here’s a picture of how the local stations and their owners responded.
WWBT’s latest marketing efforts are worthy of any movie trailer you might see in theaters. In fact, that’s just where they’re playing. “We produced two completely fake 60-second movie trailers in two different genres that will be playing before every single movie at Richmond Regal theaters all summer long,” said Erik Candiani, WWBT’s marketing director.
New posts last week on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center, include job openings from Nexstar and Hearst for their stations in California, Florida and Iowa.
Last week on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center, NBC, NewsNet, Nexstar, NewsHub and Hearst posted new job openings. They are for operations in Boston, Kansas City, Little Rock, Columbus, Ohio, and Cadillac, Mich. Yes, Cadillac, just 50 miles east of Lake Michigan and 50 miles south of Traverse City.