TV stations help their local communities countless ways, year after year. These days, the need for food, warm clothes, toys, and Thanksgiving turkeys is much greater because of the pandemic. And stations are responding to the need.
Students in Providence, Rhode Island shivering in chilly classrooms because the windows are open due to COVID-19 precautions are getting some help from WLNE, Standard Media’s ABC affiliate there.
Susan Pascal has more than 17 years’ experience in TV station marketing in New York, Boston and Providence, R.I. “I’m excited,” said Pascal, “it’s going to be fun.”
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.
WLNE, in Providence, Rhode Island, and KLKN, in Lincoln, Nebraska, both owned by Standard Media, launched, ‘Who’s Hiring’, a free service to local companies and job seekers to help during the coronavirus crisis.
An audio recording by the FBI inside a home in a quiet Massachusetts neighborhood captured the secret induction ceremony of a Mafia crime family as they took the oath of secrecy to join La Costa Nostra. That recording is the subject of the latest episode of the digital-only series, 12 On 12, by WPRI, Nextar’s CBS affiliate in Providence, R.I.
TV managers weigh in on the difficulties of recruiting, especially when it comes to the most difficult job openings to fill in local TV — news producers, account executives and creative services writer/producers.
From Milwaukee to Denver, Little Rock to Sacramento, check out these TV promos covering news image, apps, morning news, weather and a new lifestyle show.
Matthew Lebowitz, the station’s creative services director, sent me a note about what the station is doing to celebrate. “We wanted to celebrate the 70 year milestone, while keeping our eye on the future,” said Lebowitz.