As Louisiana moves closer to legalizing online sports betting, WBRZ, Manship’s ABC affiliate in Baton Rouge, is betting heavily that programs dedicated to those who gamble on sports is the next step for the online sports betting industry to transition from advertising on local TV to programming there.
During its months-long investigation, the TMJ4 I-Team regularly reported on Wisconsin’s overly complicated and neglected unemployment system, which collapsed under the pressure of the pandemic. It helped 83 people collect nearly $400,000 in unemployment back pay.
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For the past 23 years, WPTV’s Chief Meteorologist Steve Weagle spends 5 days on a bike riding down coast of Florida to raise awareness for hurricane preparedness and funds for the American Red Cross. This year’s ride was virtual and featured live looks from different locations around the community.
DeVille, an LSU grad, won’t have to move, or become familiar with the market as Shreveport is her hometown. “The best thing is that I get to do this in my hometown where I am close to my family,” says DeVille.
“It is important that we let viewers know in Durham and other places that we are really interested in what is happening there, we are committed to covering what is making news where they live and work,” says Rick Gall, WRAL’s news director.
Race in Philly: One Year Later will examine what has transpired over the past year since George Floyd’s murder, as well as what steps are being taken in response by the city.
Morgan Murphy Media’s TV stations committed their resources over one day to fight vaccine hesitancy, reaching viewers and listeners in 11 states.
Research told WTMJ that their viewers want more positive news and the station’s response was the weeknightly Milwaukee Tonight. Local viewers and news directors across the country are already embracing it.
“In its more than 70 years of existence, The Broadcasters Foundation has provided financial assistance to every broadcaster who qualified, and we want to continue that track record,” says Scott Herman, Broadcasters Foundation of America’s chairman.