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.
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.
Television executives from E.W. Scripps, Tegna and the NAB will assess what progress the industry is making toward diversity and inclusion among its ranks and in front of its news cameras in an Aug. 13 TVNewsCheck Working Lunch webinar. Register here.
New job posts on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a brand manager at a broadcast group’s headquarters, and a writer/producer for a station in the nation’s capital.
One out of every 10 children will be sexually abused before they turn 18. WUSA in Washington, D.C., is hosting a free workshop that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.
Sometimes, a positive TV news story can move a viewer to make a difference. Here’s a story about how a report from New York was seen by a viewer in Washington who got a shipment of musical instruments in Cleveland sent to a teacher who won the Grammy Award for Music Educator of the Year.