Alabama Broadcasters Name Best TV Station And Present Dozens Of Other AwardsMarch 23rd, 2023 by Paul Greeley
In addition to “Station of the Year,” Alabama Broadcasters gave awards to TV stations in more than 40 categories including best promotions, local TV commercial, local sports, social media, podcasts, reporter, investigations and weather, just to name a few. You can watch them here.
Local TV ‘Happy Holiday’ Promos, New And Old (Part 1)December 19th, 2022 by Paul Greeley
Here is Part 1 of a collection of new “Happy Holiday” promos and some older ones drawn from the archives of Market Share columns over the years. Part 2 will publish tomorrow.
WAAY Named Alabama’s TV Station Of The YearApril 13th, 2022 by Paul Greeley
WAAY, Allen Media’s ABC affiliate in Huntsville, has been named Alabama’s Television Station of the Year by the Alabama Broadcasters Association. “There is great responsibility that comes with being named Alabama’s Station of the Year, and I’m honored to work side by side with this team of dedicated professionals,” says Mike Wright, WAAY’s general manager.
Watch Some Top-Rated Ho, Ho, Holiday Spots From 2021December 23rd, 2021 by Paul Greeley
Google the “best holiday TV commercials for 2021” and you’ll get quite a few links to sites that have singled out the best from their point of view, both from here in the U.S. and overseas. Here are some that made most of the lists.
Happy Holidays From KSTU, Fox13, Salt LakeDecember 21st, 2021 by Paul Greeley
Here’s a spot from Darcy Stapleford, senior news promotion producer for KSTU, the Scripps Fox affiliate in Salt Lake City. “Our anchor, Kelly Chapman, suggested we shoot our holiday promo at a light display this year,” Stapleford says. “I began to think how colorful lights on long, dark, winter nights is a good comparison to finding love, hope and inspiration during the dark days of the COVID-19 Pandemic.”
Happy Holidays From WJXX-WTLV JacksonvilleDecember 8th, 2021 by Paul Greeley
WJXX and WTLV, Tegna’s ABC and NBC affiliates in Jacksonville, created a 60-second spot that captured the “sense of family and joy in a sincere way, like from our family to yours through iconic imagery,” says Kristen Joyal, WJXX/WTLV’s marketing director.
WAAY Unites 1,400 High School Choir Voices Into Holiday MessagesDecember 1st, 2021 by Paul Greeley
WAAY in Huntsville, Ala., wanted to bring a little different message to its audience. It arranged for approximately 1,400 students from schools all over North Alabama to participate in recording Let There Be Peace on Earth.
WAAY Devotes A Day To Help Tornado VictimsMarch 11th, 2019 by Paul Greeley
“WAAY had a busy day on Wednesday supporting Together for Alabama,” said Suzanne Sullivan, the Huntsville, Ala., station’s creative services director. “We did not raise funds for one particular organization, instead we gathered multiple ways to donate money, time, and supplies and put it all together in one place on our website. So many folks have been asking how they can help.”