Stan Melton Jr. died on Dec. 29 while returning from a ski trip in Colorado with his family. Melton is best known as the creative services director at WJLA, Sinclair’s ABC affiliate in Washington, D.C., where he worked for almost 11 years.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center this week include openings for a news director, a general manager, an account executive, a marketing producer and an executive producer.
Sinclair’s The National Desk, a three-hour morning news program, debuted today on Sinclair’s 190-plus stations. Promising commentary-free news coverage from both local and national perspectives, the program is based out of WJLA’s studios in Washington.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an assistant news director, a general sales manager, and a creative services photographer-editor for Sinclair, Quincy and Cox stations.
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.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for chief engineers in California and Washington as well as a local sales manager in Wisconsin.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s MediaJob Center include openings for an investigative producer, a news director, a chief meteorologist and a technical media producer.
New media jobs posted are from Cox, Scripps, Sinclair and Premion, a division of Tegna, for openings in engineering, research, creative services and sales.
With its building flooded out, Sinclair’s WCTI in New Bern, N.C., had to get creative to bring its viewers news coverage of Hurricane Florence. Facebook carried the load for a few days, and then when it got back on the air, producing newscasts from locations all over town kept viewers in the know. “We have a lot of young people here and I’m impressed by how well they’re taking it and how well they’re doing. They know they have a task,” said Sean Finn, WCTI’s creative services director.