In 2011, WPVI in Philadelphia, created a promo using 3rd graders for its school closing announcements on the news. A remake of that promo pays homage to high school seniors who have had their world turned upside down due to the pandemic.
The NBC O&O in Philadelphia just launched a news program developed especially for an audience that is doubling every year — streamers.
Turkeys using Zoom for a virtual meeting? Hey, even gobblers need to practice social distancing. Check out this promo from WPVI, the ABC-owned affiliate in Philadelphia.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a multimedia marketing producer at KING in Seattle.
WCAU, the NBC-owned affiliate in Philadelphia, is partnering with The Philadelphia Tribune to air a 30-minute special designed to advance the conversation about social injustice and racial disparities by providing context for this moment in history.
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.
There were a total of 25 new TV jobs in 20 large, medium and small markets posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center last week. Here are 13 openings in nine markets east of the Mississippi River.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a media specialist at a top 5 market O&O, a maintenance technician for a Hearst station in the midwest, and a programming and content distribution director for Illinois Public Media.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s MediaJobCenter include openings for a senior promo producer in Nasville, and an account exec for a network O&O in Philadelphia.
WPVI Philadelphia doesn’t just broadcast the parade, it produces it in its entirety. More than 10,000 parade volunteers, marchers, dancers, singers and performers will participate in the parade this year. “We take enormous pride in presenting this wonderful parade to the city we love,” said Bernie Prazenica, WPVI’s general manager.