In a new weather image campaign from NBC-owned KNBC Los Angeles, the station says no one else in the market can make the claim they’re the most accurate.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings at Sinclair and Nexstar stations for sales management in Las Vegas and Indianapolis, and a creative services director opening for Graham’s station in Roanoke, Va.
The 19th annual Home Team Harvest broke records for the third year in a row. Over the years, Home Team Harvest has generated more than 55 million meals for Washington families.
Dayton, Ohio, had a difficult year in 2019. So when WRGT wanted to do a year-ending message, it needed something special, something that summed up all the area had gone through. It needed a personal touch for the spot, something that would show the town support and love. And it came from Hollywood.
Last year, WCAU and WWSI, the NBC and Telemundo affiliates in Philadelphia owned by NBC, awarded $225,000 in grants to local nonprofits as part of their Project Innovation initiative, which is beginning its third year. As the stations get ready for this year, see how nonprofits benefitted from the grants in 2019.
Gray’s CBS and Fox affiliates in Wausau, Wis., collected donations totaling more than $100,000 as part of their annual Share Your Holidays campaign. This is the 17th year for Share Your Holidays and brings the total for all the years combined to more than $818,000.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a news director in a market renowned for its food, wine, natural beauty and college atmosphere.
The Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation donated $190,000 to help victims in three markets: Dallas, Dayton, and El Paso, recover from tornadoes and mass shootings.
“The team did a great job on social media,” said Wendy Bernier, KVLY’s creative services director, “relaying information about road closures, troubles facing state troopers, and the overall message of, stay home, stay safe and know conditions are dangerous. They tackled every closing and delay that came into the newsroom and kept viewers informed.”
The four-and-a-half-hour broadcast will ring in 2020 with viewers in Nevada, California, Washington, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Hawaii and Oregon.