KOMO in Seattle airs a story every week from an on-going series called Eric’s Heroes, generating tens of thousands of comments filled with loving, emotional examples of how the series has touched their hearts.
KING, Tegna’s NBC affiliate in Seattle, earned a 2020 Peabody Award in the Public Service category for Facing Race, a 13-week original series that tackled the difficult topic of systemic racism in the Pacific Northwest.
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.