New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a creative services director in Richmond, Va., and a general manager in Seattle.
Local TV stations continue to hold fund raisers to help food banks in their communities provide food for the hungry, many of whom are seeking help for the first time due to Covid.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a multimedia marketing producer at KING in Seattle.
Chris Daniels, chief reporter at KING Seattle, has been captured on camera at least 32 times drinking with local and state politicians. “I just don’t want to do politics the way it has been done in the past.”
If I were marooned on a tropical deserted island, and had good WiFi, I could keep track of what’s happening in cities and towns all across America all the time on Facebook thanks to local TV.
Seattle viewers tuning in to KING on TV or its digital platforms will see a new, but familiar, face as the station welcomes former Seattle City Police Chief Carmen Best as a KING law enforcement analyst. “I’m thrilled for this opportunity,” said Best when asked about her new role at the station.
KING, Tegna’s NBC affiliate in Seattle, is airing a series of half-hour specials on racial inequality and social justice titled, Facing Race. The 13 half-hour specials are airing immediately after Sunday Night Football, a highly viewed and coveted time slot for NBC affiliates.
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 news marketers around the country are continuing to rise to the challenge of working remotely while adjusting their branding messages in these times of uncertainty due to the pandemic. In Seattle, Brent Ayres, the marketing and creative services director for KCPQ, the Fox O&O, said that his station had to retire the station’s entire inventory of marketing messages and replace them with new ones during the pandemic.
The 19th annual Home Team Harvest broke records for the third year in a row. Over the years, Home Team Harvest has generated more than 55 million meals for Washington families.