More than 1,000 individual donations totaling more than $122,000 were raised in a 13-hour telethon held by WGHP High Point, N.C., to help victims of Hurricane Florence. “The Salvation Army is extremely blessed by our generous community and great partners like WGHP who helped us accomplish an amazing goal today,” said Captain Matt Hedgren of the Salvation Army.
In Florida, the unofficial state bird is jokingly referred to as the construction crane. So WSFL in Miami used that icon as the basis of a series of promos to highlight programming changes.
All this week, a team of WHO sports and weather anchors are traveling in a plush RV through Iowa to tailgate with college football fans ahead of the Iowa-Iowa State football rivalry. “We never know quite what to expect, which is part of the fun,” says Keith Murphy, WHO’s sports director.
This week, Social Scorecard is in West Michigan’s largest city, Grand Rapids, just 30 miles east of Lake Michigan, to find out what WXMI is serving on Facebook to make it the most engaged. The secret ingredients are an appetite for food and short, easily digested videos.
Nashville Insider gets picked up by stations across the major station groups Sinclair, Scripps, Hearst, Raycom, CBS O&O’s, Graham Media, Nexstar, Tribune and others.
Tom Skilling started on WGN in Chicago on Aug. 13, 1978. And today, WGN celebrates Skilling’s 40-year legacy all day, culminating in a very special career retrospective video on WGN News at Nine.
Yesterday in San Diego was proclaimed FOX 5 News Day to help the station celebrate its 10th anniversary. “We are very committed to the San Diego community and to our many loyal viewers,” said KSWB’s general manager.