The award was in the category Art Direction and Design: Sports Brand Image Promo or Campaign.
WGN’s Morning News has a national reputation, well-earned, as being different from most nearly every other local TV stations’ morning news. Some might say it’s more National Lampoon than news. More Saturday Night Live than news. But according to the May ratings, morning news viewers in Chicago like it more than any other morning newscast.
The event is the first of its kind devoted to exploring every part of the OTT value chain for news organizations from content/programming to back end technology and monetization.
“Too often, we are promoting our technology and not our people,” said Danielle Ray, the creative services director at WDAF. “Every station has great technology, but our people set us apart and how they tell the ‘weather story’ is different. That was our inspiration for these promos.”
WPIX, Tribune’s CW affiliate in New York City, sent a news crew down to three countries in Central America, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, to report what conditions are like there. WPIX reporter Cristian Benavides and photographer Kenneth Pelczar spent a week there in late April. Benavides and Pelczar did live reports from the ground while there and, on their return, are sifting through all the material they gathered for a series of reports on WPIX’s newscasts titled, Trapped in the Triangle.
Watch winning examples from KPRC Houston; WDIO Duluth; KARE Minneapolis; WVUE New Orleans; WTHR Indianapolis; KCCI Des Moines; KDVR Denver; and KNTV San Francisco. The Sigma Delta Chi Awards date back to 1932, when the Society of Professional Journalists (then called Sigma Delta Chi) first honored six individuals for contributions to journalism.
WPMT York, Pa., is backing a fundraising effort, Give Local York, to help support York County charities and services. “Our plan is to be a part of making Give Local York a success for years to come, and to play witness to the impact that this annual event has on the place we call home,” said Christopher Topf, WPMT’s general manager.
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WHO-TV picked up 28 awards for journalism excellence the past Saturday night at dual awards ceremonies in Missouri and Iowa.
The stations will be hosting a phone bank, encouraging viewer participation, and again partnering with the Safeway Foundation for a donation drive. “Having the combination of a fantastic partner like Safeway and a community who rallies behind noble causes, I am confident we will see another successful year for the Support the Shield campaign,” said Joan Barrett, KDVR’s general manager.