Erik Candiani has been named director of brand strategy & management for KCBS and KCAL, the CBS Los Angeles duopoly. He will be responsible for helping to build and manage a clear brand strategy for the Los Angeles properties.
Jesus Garcia, Stephen Arnold Music’s creative services producer, got the idea to put the side-by-side together. “We are based in Dallas so we use Dallas and Fort Worth symphony players,” says Chad Cook, Stephen Arnold Music’s VP and creative director.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in news, sales, digital, creative services, engineering and technical operations/production.
WJZY, Nexstar’s Fox affiliate in Charlotte, N.C., is undergoing a makeover. The station has “meandered as a bottom station for a long time,” says Lloyd Bucher, WJZY’s new GM, but Nexstar sees an opportunity to change that.
In Charlotte, N.C., at WJZY, Nexstar’s Fox affiliate, the station focused on some of the quirkier things about the Christmas holiday. The news talent had zero warning about subject matter or what food or drink item they’d be silently handed. All responses were genuine and real.
The spot teases some big changes coming to the station in January. Stay tuned here on Market Share for more specifics about the changes in January.
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.
WJZY, the Fox-owned affiliate in Charlotte, spent 18 months trying to find an organ donor for an Army vet in desperate need of a kidney. Due to the unfortunate passing of a 10 year old, the vet got his kidney. “Without the support [FOX 46] gave me as a veteran, as a person, and the love that you all showed me, I wouldn’t have made it.”