Taking a page from the network news, local TV stations can create a sense of immediacy and urgency right at the beginning of the newscast. “That’s the secret sauce,” says Greg Derkowski, a veteran trainer.
The primary goal of the scholarships is to help students from diverse backgrounds, who reflect Sinclair’s audiences nationwide, complete their education and pursue careers in broadcast journalism, digital storytelling and marketing.
This is the ninth year in a row NBC4 partnered with the Mid-Ohio Food Collective for Double Your Donation Day.
Here’s a spot from Darcy Stapleford, senior news promotion producer for KSTU, the Scripps Fox affiliate in Salt Lake City. “Our anchor, Kelly Chapman, suggested we shoot our holiday promo at a light display this year,” Stapleford says. “I began to think how colorful lights on long, dark, winter nights is a good comparison to finding love, hope and inspiration during the dark days of the COVID-19 Pandemic.”
WFSB in Hartford-New Haven, Conn., is a legacy station with a history of ratings dominance in the market over many decades. How does a TV station get there? And once there, what’s the secret to remaining on top?
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a senior director of media and business technology in Atlanta and a research director in Tampa.
TVNewsCheck‘s eighth annual NewsTECHForum takes place tomorrow both in person and via live stream from the New York Hilton. Broadcast executives representing “a wide cross-section of representation will lead discussions about how the news product and technology intersect,” says Michael Depp, TVNewsCheck editor, and executive producer of this year’s NewsTECHForum.
WGN’s Daytime Chicago launched at 10 a.m. on Sept. 13, and has been the ratings winner in adults 24-54 since its premiere.
WJXX and WTLV, Tegna’s ABC and NBC affiliates in Jacksonville, created a 60-second spot that captured the “sense of family and joy in a sincere way, like from our family to yours through iconic imagery,” says Kristen Joyal, WJXX/WTLV’s marketing director.
Elena LaQuatra, who lost 100% of her hearing to bacterial meningitis when she was four, has been promoted to morning traffic reporter and noon anchor at WTAE, Hearst’s ABC in Pittsburgh.