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WGN, Chicago’s Very Own, will broadcast live the 2022 Chicago Auto Show Friday night, February 11, starting at 7 p.m. local time.
TV stations are using Flowcodes to provide a direct link from their local clients’ television advertisements to actual sales. “All of our advertisers have seen phenomenal increases,” says Logan Marshall, the digital sales director for KTVX, Nexstar’s ABC affiliate in Salt Lake City.
Which Market Share columns were the most viewed in 2021? Articles about morning news promotion, local TV news investigations and a rare weather disaster are on the list.
QR codes became mainstream during the pandemic when restaurants began using the bar codes to allow diners touchless to menus. Now TV stations are finding that QR codes can be used to drive website traffic and app downloads. Their functionality “crosses sales and news,” says Mitchell West, regional director at Nexstar.
WGN, Nexstar’s independent station in Chicago, recently launched, WGN News Now, digital-only newscasts providing news and weather updates each weekday at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. (en Español) and 3 p.m.
TV stations owned by Weigel, Nexstar, Sinclair, Gray, Tegna, Hearst, and Sunbeam in markets all over the country are responding to help those in need in their communities with food, toys, clothing, rent assistance and even restaurants hit by the pandemic.
WGN has a new anchor for its evening and late night newscasts. But he’s no stranger to Chicago, as the new image campaign to welcome him to WGN makes clear.
WGN, Nexstar’s Chicago independent, is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by featuring special stories of interest to Chicago’s Hispanic American community on WGN News at Nine.
WGN Morning News is having its sixth annual drive-thru food drive, with all donated food going to the Greater Chicago Food Depository, tomorrow morning from 5 to 10 and is inviting viewers to stop by.