In Kansas City, WDAF got some Kansas City fans together outside, in 14 degree weather, to show their colors. “It’s gets cold here, we play in the cold, our stadium is outside and we tough it,” said Danielle Ray, WDAF’s creative services director.
Anne Brown, marketing director for WITI, Nexstar’s Fox affiliate in Milwaukee, offered to share her station’s Super Bowl promos. If any Fox affiliates want to share their creative efforts, please let me know. My phone number and email address are always listed at the top of the column.
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.
Winters can be brutally cold in Milwaukee. Like minus 26 degrees below zero, the coldest temperature recorded there. This year, WITI’s FOX6 Coats for Kids drive is expected to deliver more than 10,000 coats to area children.
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.
Nexstar Media is co-hosting a New Year’s Eve special with KXAS, the NBC O&O in Dallas, that will air across 21 Nexstar markets throughout Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma reaching nearly eight million U.S. households. This is the third annual exclusive programming partnership between Nexstar and KXAS.
Carol Ward, general manager of WAVY and WVBT said, “It is an incredible asset to have these professionals on our side.” According to Ward: “WAVY is Hampton Roads‘ leading source for news, weather, traffic and sports and it is no doubt due to the daily contribution of Don Roberts, Don Slater and Bruce Rader.”
New jobs posted to TVNewscheck’s Media Job Center include openings for sales directors at the Nexstar duopoly in Indianapolis and Standard Media’s ABC affiliate in Lincoln, Neb.
“We’ve gotten great feedback from our viewers who have grown up watching this iconic local station and have enjoyed revisiting these fond memories from over the years,” said Katie Warthan, WTTV Indianapolis’ promotions manager.
New job posts to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for local TV sales managers for Tegna and Nexstar stations in Arizona and along the southeast Atlantic coast.