WSAW NewsChannel 7 and FOX WZAW’s annual Share Your Holidays campaign has helped more people than ever by setting yet another campaign record. Between donations from viewers and matching grants, more than $100,000 was donated to The Salvation Army of Wausau and The Neighbors’ Place. The previous record of $95,811.49 was set in 2017. In addition to monetary donations, viewers also donated thousands of pounds of non-perishable food. The food donations will be distributed to dozens of food pantries in Marathon County, thanks to Peyton’s Promise.
Leading television broadcast company Gray Television, Inc. (NYSE: GTN and GTN.A) celebrated the opening of its brand-new television facility in Rapid City. The newly remodeled building, originally built in 1976, will house the KEVN Black Hills Fox TV and KOTA-TV stations. Hilton Howell, President and CEO of Gray Television, and station’s management welcomed 200 guests attended the event including representatives of Senator John Thune, Rapid City Chamber of Commerce, Rapid City School Board, Rapid City Council and other prominent members of the local business community.
WSAW NewsChannel 7 was named Station of the Year at the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association 2017 Awards Gala. The event recognizes excellence in broadcast journalism in radio and television statewide coverage. WSAW was honored with a total of 17 awards, including nine first-place accolades.
On the 110th anniversary of broadcasting pioneer Edward R. Murrow’s birth, the Radio Television Digital News Association announced today that WKYT is the winner of six regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in journalism.
WVLT-TV announced Friday that Marybeth Jacoby has been named News Director of its CBS, CW, and MyNetwork network affiliated television stations and various digital platforms and products in Knoxville, Tennessee.
On March 30, WAGM was presented with the Years of Service Award, for our loyal dedicated and unwavering commitment we have given to our local Red Cross Chapter. Mary Green the Aroostook County Community Manager presented Kelly Landeen, VP/General Manager and Kelly O’Mara the News Director the award along with the following sentiment.
NSMA (National Sports Media Association) has named 10/11 Sports Director Kevin Sjuts and Greg Sharpe (Voice of the Huskers) as its Nebraska Sportscasters of the year. The duo tied and will be honored at a banquet in June.
WSAW NewsChannel 7 and FOX WZAW’s annual “Share Your Holidays” campaign has set a new record. Between donations from viewers and matching grants, $95,811.49 was raised to benefit the food pantries at The Salvation Army of Wausau and The Neighbors’ Place. The previous record of $90,942.72 was set in 2016. In addition to monetary donations, viewers also donated hundreds of pounds of non-perishable food.
Thanks to the generosity of the Aroostook County community, United Way of Aroostook, along with Aroostook County Action Program (ACAP) and WAGM-TV, collected hundreds of donations totaling more than $43,000 during their Heating Homes with Helping Hands Telethon on November 2.
As Hurricanes Harvey and Irma ravaged the south, Northeast Wisconsin broadcasters WBAY-TV 2 and Woodward Radio Group stations partnered on an 18-hour Media-thon to aid in the relief efforts with the American Red Cross.
TVG-TV 13abc in Toledo, Ohio helped to raise more than $120,709 during two phone banks to benefit Red Cross hurricane disaster relief efforts. The funds raised will help the Red Cross provide relief efforts to victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
KCRG-TV9, the ABC affiliate in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, partnered with the Greater Iowa chapter of the American Red Cross and held a telethon from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday, August 28, 2017 to help raise money for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Last week’s column’s about marketing meteorologists prompted a note from Mark Klein, KALB’s creative services director, about his station’s chief meteorologist, Tom Konvicka. KALB is Gray’s NBC affiliate in Alexandria, La.
WCJB TV20, the #1 television station in North Central Florida, announces that Tim Orwig has been named Director of Local and Digital Sales of their Gainesville, Fl stations. Tim has been with WCJB since January 2012 and succeeds Alan Chatman, who has been promoted to VP/General Manager.
Wichita, Kan. – KWCH 12 Eyewitness News continues its tradition of journalistic excellence by winning its fourth National Edward R. Murrow Award for its investigative reporting of officers moving to other departments after being fired or quitting under questionable circumstances.
Including donations made online, supporters contributed $40,250. That figure was matched for a total of more than $80,500.
The money will help multiple families affected by the May 16th tornado that devastated parts of Barron and Rusk Counties in northwestern Wisconsin.
WSAW NewsChannel 7 was honored with nine first-place awards at the Wisconsin Broadcast Association 2016 Awards Gala. The nine first-place awards were more than any other station in the Wausau-Rhinelander television market combined.
WSAW-TV has won two regional Edward R. Murrow awards for stories airing in 2016. The awards recognize “outstanding achievements” in journalism and are given by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). WSAW-TV is the only Wausau/Rhinelander-area television news organization to be recognized this year.
Amidst all the noise about the TV industry, and where it's going, local news-and the journalists who deliver it-remain the steadfast cores of broadcasting. Keen on building deep-seated viewer trust, the country's top performing news talent have long played a range of community roles-neighbor, advocate, informer and analyst. All of which has become even more evident, and more critical, as an increasingly unwieldy world has pushed localism to the forefront.
WIFR announced today that Briana Collins has been promoted to anchor its weekday 23 News at 5, 6 and 10pm newscasts. Collins joined the station in 2015 as a morning show producer, was promoted to reporter and most recently has been anchoring the 23 News Weekend newscasts on Saturday.
Television is appointment watching. Programs change every 30 minutes on the half hour or hour. Facebook, on the other hand, typically has no schedule and changes constantly. You scroll through posts that have just been added or were written hours or even days ago. But with Facebook Live, you can schedule a regular time every day if you want.
WSAW NewsChannel 7 and FOX WZAW’s annual “Share Your Holidays” campaign set a new record in 2016. Between donations from viewers and matching grants, $90,942.70 was raised to benefit the food pantries at The Salvation Army of Wausau and The Neighbors’ Place.
In 2016 KKCO was honored with several awards and certificates of merit from the Colorado Broadcasters Association for our reporting, including best feature news report and best hard news or spot news report within 24 hours.
WSAW NewsChannel 7 fans have spoken! The station’s new studio set has been named Newscast Studio Set of the Year – Fan Vote. WSAW-TV survived three rounds of voting, ultimately defeating a network morning show set in the final round.
WeatherNation TV, Inc., a multi-format, local, regional and national television weather news service, announced today its partnership with WILX-TV 10 to broadcast 24/7 weather news on digital TV channel 10.2 across Lansing and Jackson, Mich., and on Comcast Channel 294 and WOW Cable Channel 151 across central Michigan.
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 will be adding another local newscast to its lineup on Monday, September 9th, when "First Look at 4:00" makes its debut at 4:00 PM. The hour-long newscast will feature WSAZ anchors Bill Murray, Brittany Hoke, and meteorologist Kelly Ann Cicalese, along with all of WSAZ’s reporters.
KSTF-TV, the CBS affiliate serving the Scottsbluff-Gering, Nebraska television viewing area today announced plans to build a new 500’ tower north of Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Construction of the new tower is scheduled to begin mid-September 2014.
As Baylor University prepares to take on Southern Methodist University Sunday in their first game at McLane Stadium, KWTX Media will help fans get ready for the matchup with the premier episode of “Baylor GameDay”, which will air locally at 5:00 p.m. Sunday, August 31st on KWTX News 10, as well as across a 5-State area on Fox Sports Southwest.
Philip High School senior Gavin Brucklacher is the winner of the eighth annual Rising Star of the West Scholarship contest on KEVN Black Hills FOX TV, sponsored by Black Hills FOX and Security First Bank.
The latest news ratings show KKTV 11 News has the top-rated newscasts in the morning, in the evening, and at night. KKTV 11 News is #1 weekdays at 6 a.m., #1 weeknights in early evening, and #1 weeknights at 10 p.m. according to the November Nielsen survey.
KWTX - Waco and KBTX-Bryan/College Station today announced leadership changes for its Central Texas CBS and CW-affiliated operations following the retirement of KWTX-Waco General Manager Robert Bunch effective December 31, 2013.