“We want viewers to see our people how we get to see them every day behind the scenes — down-to-earth and personable,” says Heath Benfield, promotion manager for WFXT, Cox’s Fox affiliate in Boston.
Rob Thomas serves as the creative services and marketing director for two stations separated by 50 miles and the Oklahoma and Texas state lines. So when a tornado touched down in the area, both stations pooled their resources for the benefit of viewers in both locations.
The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association announced its 2020 Awards for Excellence in TV and included were winners in marketing categories like Best Image, Best Weather and Best Topical.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a lead broadcast engineer in Chicago and a chief engineer in Savannah, Ga.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a news producer in Memphis, a brand manager in Baltimore and a senior writer/producer in Albuquerque, N.M.
TV stations that used Magis Media’s election mapping software say a new version that tracks COVID vaccine data is much like the election display — easy to use and visually dynamic for better storytelling.
It’s not easy for local TV stations to broadcast its newscasts outside the station’s usual studio. But that’s exactly what WSLS, Graham Media’s NBC affiliate in Roanoke, Virginia will be doing every other Friday starting in May and ending in November in a new initiative called, WSLS 10 In Your Town.
WCAU and WWSI, the NBC and Telemundo stations in Philadelphia owned by NBCUniversal, are partnering with the New Jersey Department of Health and the Pennsylvania Department of Health to host a bilingual COVID-19 vaccine informational phone bank tomorrow.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a creative services director in Richmond, Va., and a general manager in Seattle.
When KVVU, Meredith’s Fox affiliate in Las Vegas, put its sales account execs on camera to sell the merits of Meredith Las Vegas, the results were dramatic.