FX’s Set Designs Nab Promax Award NominationsNovember 23rd, 2020 by Paul Greeley
FX Design Group gets three nominations in the Promax North America Station Summit Awards 2020 for its designs for KOIN in Portland, Oregon: WRAL in Raleigh, North Carolina; and WITI in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
‘Newsroom Mom’ TV Anchor Retiring After 36 YearsAugust 28th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
Karole Honas, the self-described newsroom mom, is retiring from TV news in Idaho. Honas said her “kids” graduated to big markets including Los Angeles, Boston, New York, Atlanta, Portland and Seattle.
Local TV’s Practical And Positive Responses To CoronavirusMarch 20th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
I follow more than 500 TV stations’ Facebook pages and what I see every day are countless examples of news coverage about the coronavirus. All necessary, all important. But what I want to share are examples of the more practical posts on how to cope with the disruptions, and the measures some are taking to help each other.
WDRB Louisville’s Super Bowl Sunday StrategyFebruary 11th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
“Rather than just one promo,” said Scott Brady, WDRB’s creative services VP, “we launched a whole new news campaign. This was a half-day of tremendous viewing sampling with much of our competitors’ audience tuning in as well! The Strategy was Super Bowl Sunday rather than just the Big Game Ad.”
What WDAF Kansas City Aired During Super BowlFebruary 10th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
As you would imagine with the home town team Kansas City Chiefs playing in the Super Bowl, viewership on the Fox affiliate, WDAF, would be high. And the creative services team at Nexstar’s WDAF was ready.
During Super Bowl, KOKH Airs Rockin’ News PromoFebruary 7th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
At KOKH, Sinclair’s Fox affiliate in Oklahoma City, the station wanted to “rock the idea of what news promotion can be,” said Ethan Edwards, KOKH’s creative services director, talking about the spot his team put together for the Super Bowl.
KPTV Airs Promo Made With Legos During Super BowlFebruary 6th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
KPTV, Meredith’s Fox affiliate in Portland, Ore., used Lego art to create a highly visible and totally original campaign for its morning news program, Good Day Oregon.
Winning Examples Of 2019 Regional Edward R. Murrow AwardsApril 24th, 2019 by Paul Greeley
There are 14 different regions of winners, along with links to the examples, in the small and large television markets. I invite you to take a look, chose the region, the size market, the station and watch the examples.