On the anniversary of Detroit’s Walk To Freedom 57 years ago, the largest civil rights demonstration in the nation’s history up to that date, WDIV aired a special program about racism in our society and how to make real changes.
Tonight, KCCI is hosting a virtual forum with Black collegiate athletes in Iowa to share insights about the stereotypes and micro aggressions they face.
This is another great example of how TV station marketing can be a force for good. “Seeing the protests first hand, I knew we had to do something from a marketing standpoint,” said Aaron Liversedge, KSHB’s creative services director.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s MediaJobCenter include openings for a chief engineer, a creative services manager, a news director and a local sales manager in markets in Alabama, Alaska and Ohio.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager in New York state to manage multiple stations across two adjacent markets, and another is needed to oversee a station on the West Coast for a large broadcast company.
Since George Floyd’s death, more than 200 incidents have been reported of journalists being targeted in cities all over the country. TVNewsCheck is conducting a lunch-time webinar on Tuesday, June 30, at 1 p.m. ET for an hour-long conversation with journalists fresh from their in-the-streets coverage.
WPVI, mired in last place in the news ratings in the 1960s, changed its format, leading to four straight decades of TV ratings dominance in Philadelphia.
What if TV stations used some of their advertising airtime for messages that address social issues like injustice, racism, and discrimination? “We can be a force for good,” says Emily Barr, president of Graham Media Group, which owns seven stations.
If you’re a creative services producer looking for a place with an outstanding news product, a collaborative team approach, the latest equipment, and work for a multimedia company that’s locally owned, you will not find a better TV station than WINK in Fort Myers, Fla.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in Richmond and Memphis for a senior sales account exec and a technical media producer, which combines the roles of a traditional newscast director and master control operator.