TV stations make meaningful contributions and connections in a variety of beneficial ways with their communities. Here’s a round-up of how some stations are helping and serving their communities.
KXXV, Scripps ABC affiliate in Waco, Texas, is bringing back Ann Harder, a news anchor who retired in 2020, for a new semimonthly segment connecting viewers with people, places, and things all uniquely Texan.
The week aims to promote news literacy as a fundamental life skill and to provide the public with the tools needed to be an informed and empowered populace. But what does that look like when put into practice?
KNXV in Phoenix, needed the talents of someone who has a powerful presence for its holiday message. So for its holiday promo, Pastor John makes a return.
“We wanted to be sure we struck the right note given the quality of life and the struggles of so many in the time of Covid,” said Dave McDonald, WPIX’s promotions manager.
TV stations help their local communities in countless ways, year after year. Right now, the need to help is much greater because of the pandemic. And many stations continue to respond.
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.
The Scripps Phoenix ABC affiliate won in the Outstanding Regional News Story: Investigative Report category for its Abuse of Force investigative series, which has prompted an FBI investigation into a local police department’s use of force.
Perhaps a significant step toward real equality could begin with televised dialogues, conversations, interactions and discussions so racial inequality gets exposed to thousands of people in communities all over the U.S., and a path to equality begins to emerge.
“It’s an honor to look back at the past five decades and reflect on the impact the station has had on the Kansas City area community,” said Kathleen Choal, KSHB’s general manager. Throughout August, KSHB will feature numerous stories and impactful moments over the years, while looking forward to the role it will play in the months, years and decades to come.