WCIA, the CBS affiliate in Champaign, Illinois, has been able to digitize 1580 hours of old news stories from their news archives. From that footage, the station has created a segment called, From the Vault, which airs on WCIA’s newscasts and its afternoon lifestyle show, CI Living.
WISH, a CW affiliate, is partnering with Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis to increase leadership development for girls throughout the area. “With WISH and The CW’s support, Girls Inc. is able to provide programming to the supergirls of Indianapolis so they have the tools to be the super leaders of tomorrow,” said Elyssa Campodonico-Barr, Girls Inc. president.
8,000 people in need are warmer today thanks to WAVY’s 10 On Your Side Coats for Families campaign. This is the most to date in the station’s 20-plus years of hosting the campaign.
The exclusive, three-time Emmy Award-winning broadcast includes live reporting from multiple locations including the Las Vegas Strip, South Point Hotel and the famous Fremont Street Experience, where more than 300,000 revelers will be ringing-in the New Year. “For the second consecutive year we are expanding the reach of Countdown to 2019: Live from Las Vegas to eleven other Nexstar markets,” said Tim Busch, Nexstar’s president
For the second consecutive year, KXAS has teamed up with stations across 21 markets throughout Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Kansas and Missouri, reaching nearly eight million U.S. households to ring in 2019. “The Central Time Zone deserves its own New Year’s Eve TV spectacular,” said Tom Ehlmann, KXAS general manager.
Shoppers take a selfie in front of the machine and then post it on Twitter or Instagram, and voila, a free t-shirt dispenses from the machine.
It is indeed rare for three local TV competitors in the same market to forget their differences and to come together to honor a beloved member of the community. On Monday night, three local TV affiliates in Columbus, will air Standing with Chris, a program to honor the life of the late Chris Bradley and to promote the importance of bone marrow donation and show Central Ohio viewers how they can help save lives.
An old-fashioned brains vs. brains quiz show, one high school against another in a fast-paced test of student knowledge is entering into its fifth season on WTVO and WQRF in Rockford, Ill. “It proves that people will still tune in to watch locally originated programming that offers value to the viewer and business owner,” said Kelly Lattimer, WQRF’s general manager.
Since WDTN Daton, Ohio, developed the first Food for Friends campaign in 1982, more than 13 million food items have been collected and distributed to families in need. “Dayton is one of the hungriest cities in America and we know the need throughout the Miami Valley is greater than ever,” said Joe Abouzeid, WDTN’s general manager
Two candidates, one running for the first time, will debate live from the studios of WROC Rochester, N.Y., tonight looking to replace a woman who held the seat for more than 30 years. “Last week, we were proud to bring our viewers the New York Gubernatorial Debate, and now we’re honored to not only carry a debate, but also host it in our studio,” said Wendy Bello, WROC’s general manager.