Matt Brown, WTXL’s GM, says the “$10,000 gift will support the on-going effort to create one-to-one mentoring relationships with youth in our region. We’re proud that these dollars will stay within our local communities – recruiting mentors and pairing them for successful relationships.”
Ken Haddad says he began the “Vaccine Hunter” project when he noticed a huge influx of emails and viewer feedback to the Graham Media NBC affiliate from people having trouble finding vaccines. “It is a once in a lifetime opportunity to offer life-saving information to our viewers,” he says.
Whitney Mosley, a promotions producer for WKRG, says the idea came to her when the station needed a new campaign for Chief Meteorologist Ed Bloodsworth. “We wanted the promo to be catchy and simple for people to remember.”
CityLine has been a recipient of the Associated Press Massachusetts/Rhode Island ‘Best’ Public Affairs Program and numerous Emmy nominations, and has been a catalyst in elevating diverse voices in and around Boston for many years.
TV account executives are turning to Ready Spots, a service offering pre-produced commercials in a wide range of categories, as a quick-turnaround way to get quality spots to clients.
New jobs listed on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a promotion manager in Lincoln, Neb., and a promotions producer in Nashville.
One year unemployed. It’s a reality for thousands of Pittsburghers. Hearst’s WTAE brings viewers into the struggles, perseverance and hope of people on the unemployment line, one year into the pandemic.
“Without team work none of this could ever happen, everything we do we do together, everything we win – we win as one,” says Rick Boone, KTVE’s news director.
In The Moms of Magnolia Street, the Bay Area’s KNTV followed three women and their families who illegally moved in and occupied a single-family home that had been vacant for years, beginning a movement addressing government-sanctioned home discrimination, predatory lending and the corporatization of housing.
Sherry Carpenter, WJXT’s creative services director, says viewers are already calling the station asking if they can buy The Morning Show bobble heads.