Two women with deep backgrounds in local TV broadcasting have taken separate paths to rise to the top positions at CBS affiliates in Milwaukee and Philadelphia. The fact that they’re sisters “is really cool for both of us,” they say.
TV stations are using StreamClick, a cloud-based software service from Megaphone TV, as a production studio. With the tool, someone using a laptop can replicate a broadcast-quality stream without any other equipment.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an IT engineer, a digital content manager, an anchor, an anchor/reporter, a news anchor/producer, an education reporter, a broadcast engineer, a meteorologist and photojournalist.
WITI’s Contact 6 has been an advocate for Milwaukee consumers for 50 years, providing millions in refunds. But what WITI and its viewers get back is priceless. “It makes you feel better,” one viewer says.
FX Design Group gets three nominations in the Promax North America Station Summit Awards 2020 for its designs for KOIN in Portland, Oregon: WRAL in Raleigh, North Carolina; and WITI in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
A Milwaukee woman got a latenight idea, started a Facebook group, and a plan was hatched. “This is the ability for us to do something just to lift spirits,” said Julia Westphal.
Anne Brown, marketing director for WITI, Nexstar’s Fox affiliate in Milwaukee, offered to share her station’s Super Bowl promos. If any Fox affiliates want to share their creative efforts, please let me know. My phone number and email address are always listed at the top of the column.
Winters can be brutally cold in Milwaukee. Like minus 26 degrees below zero, the coldest temperature recorded there. This year, WITI’s FOX6 Coats for Kids drive is expected to deliver more than 10,000 coats to area children.