Two TV stations — Tegna’s KING Seattle and Nexstar’s KXAN Austin, Texas — are using investigative journalism to differentiate themselves from their competitors. How do they make the station’s intermittent investigations into a reason to watch their news all the time? And is it successful?
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a senior director of media and business technology in Atlanta and a research director in Tampa.
TVNewsCheck‘s eighth annual NewsTECHForum takes place tomorrow both in person and via live stream from the New York Hilton. Broadcast executives representing “a wide cross-section of representation will lead discussions about how the news product and technology intersect,” says Michael Depp, TVNewsCheck editor, and executive producer of this year’s NewsTECHForum.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a Director of Sales, an Assistant Teaching Professor, an MMJ/Reporter, a Digital Content Producer, a Director of Marketing, and two Marketing Producers.
KCEN, Tegna’s NBC affiliate in Temple, Texas, held a telethon to raise funds the USO at Fort Hood, one of the largest military installations in the world.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a VP-general manager, two marketing producers, and a local sales manager for Nexstar and Tegna stations in Las Vegas, Charlotte, Phoenix and Rock Island, Ill.
Hurricane Ida roared into Louisiana on Aug. 29, knocking out power to all of New Orleans. During the storm’s approach, landfall and immediate aftermath, WWL, Tegna’s CBS affiliate there, measured more than 15 million video plays on its YouTube channel alone.
There’s so much uncertainty and controversy about students returning to school. How is your station covering the return to school for students? How is your station promoting that coverage? However they go back, how do you have their back?
An unvaccinated viewer watching a newscast on First Coast News in Jacksonville says she was so “confident with the information it gave” that she scheduled and received a vaccine. Not only that, but she sent First Coast News an email thanking them. The station then turned the email into a testimonial spot.
A live special, Locked On NBA Draft 2021, will be streamed today on Tegna’s TV stations’ OTT apps for Roku and Fire TV, mobile apps and websites.