Steve Barry is the show runner for NBC’s Small Fortune, which airs on Monday nights at 10. Barry says he developed his chops to be a showrunner by being a local TV news writer/producer at stations in Atlanta, Miami and Fort Myers, Fla.
Mark Lodato, the new dean of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, brings a deep background of local TV news and university teaching and administration experience to the position.
I had a moment with Sean Connery back in 1994 when I was working at WINK, the CBS affiliate in Fort Myers, Fla. The James Bond star was in town shooting a movie.
The Nexstar Fox affiliate in Charlotte, N.C., has a new owner, new general manager and now a new news director, all since March. I caught up with Casey Clark in the WJZY Charlotte newsroom on Thursday, his second day on the job.
If you’re a creative services producer looking for a place with an outstanding news product, a collaborative team approach, the latest equipment, and work for a multimedia company that’s locally owned, you will not find a better TV station than WINK in Fort Myers, Fla.
1st to Fight: Pacific War Marines is the 24th documentary about World War II from Tim Gray, president of the World War II Foundation. Tim Gray is a former local TV sports anchor and reporter who worked at stations in Michigan, Washington State, New York, Rhode Island and Florida.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s MediaJobCenter include openings for a general manager, assistant news director, executive producer, news producers, sales director, digital sales, meteorologists, engineers and reporters in 12 different markets.
It’s the holiday. Time for lots of TV stations to create holiday promos. Got a holiday promo or campaign you want to share, please let me know.
When a local TV station invests millions to own and operate its own helicopter, it expects that chopper to be promoted as part of the station’s coverage brand. And so we’ll see examples of how local TV stations around the country have promoted their choppers over the years
Here are some new promos from TV stations across the country promoting a morning newscast, a high school football highlights show, Judge Judy and winning an Edward R. Murrow award.