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.
All Sinclair-owned outlets are engaging in on-air, digital and social media efforts to support this effort, and the company will match donations up to $100,000. The campaign raised more than $100,000 on the first day and to date, the amount is approaching $350,000.
The social media specialist’s primary responsibility is to work directly with Sinclair’s stations to define and enhance their social media strategy.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings at Sinclair and Nexstar stations for sales management in Las Vegas and Indianapolis, and a creative services director opening for Graham’s station in Roanoke, Va.