WXIN Indianapolis launched an hour-long lifestyle show in September. In October, it was the No. 1-rated program in its time slot. Good planning, a winning news lead-in, great talent and solid marketing have made Indy Now a winner with local advertisers and viewers while reflecting Nexstar’s corporate vision.
Jillian Deam and Ryan Ahlwardt will host the hour-long Indy Now, a lifestyle entertainment show, that debuts Monday morning, Sept. 13.
TV stations across the country continue to lead efforts to help those in need in their communities in a variety of ways.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a news producer, a photographer/editor, an account executive, an executive producer, an investigative reporter and an affiliate marketing manager.
The program will feature accounts from frontline workers in the health industry, detailing what they have experienced day to day since the beginning of the pandemic.
WGN has a new anchor for its evening and late night newscasts. But he’s no stranger to Chicago, as the new image campaign to welcome him to WGN makes clear.
Now, more than ever before, people are turning to local TV news for information they can trust about the changing conditions in their town, their city, county and state due to the coronavirus. And local TV marketers are responding with messages of hope and optimism, togetherness and kindness. Not the usual themes of local TV news promotion, but maybe the ones we need to hear right now.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for an experienced marketing/creative services director at the Nexstar CBS-Fox duopoly in a top 25 market, Indianapolis.
The Nexstar Media Group is TVNewsCheck’s Station Group of the Year for 2019. Nexstar is looking for two general managers for its TV operations in Indianapolis and Champaign, Illinois.
WXIN, Tribune’s Fox affiliate in Indianapolis, hit the road to produce its morning newscast in a town about about 20 miles from Indianapolis. It’s not easy to take a station’s morning newscast out of the studio to a remote location. But if you read some of the comments posted on WXIN’s Facebook page, you’ll see that viewers love it.