KSL, the Salt Lake City NBC affiliate, has announced the promotion of Tanya Vea, from vice president/station manager to vice president and general manager of KSL and KSL Newsradio. Vea joined KSL in 2010. She’s been in her current position since April 2014. Show More Summary
Denver ABC station KMGH has named Lindsay Radford news director, filling a seven-month vacancy at the station. This is something of a homecoming for Radford, as she previously worked at CBS O&O KCNC (from 1999-2002) and at CBS affiliate KKTV (1997-98)...Show More Summary
Hartford NBC Owned station WVIT is adding two reporters. Kate Rayner has been named full-time staff reporter by news director Matt Piacente. Rayner started at the station last fall as a freelancer. According to a memo Piacente sent to...Show More Summary
Press release from WGN America, March 26, 2015: WGN America announced today that William Petersen (“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”) has joined the cast of its critically acclaimed drama “Manhattan,” marking his return to television after his celebrated Emmy and Golden...
Comics creator Serafina Dwyer hopes to raise $8,000 for an anthology entitled Love in All Forms: The Big Book of Growing Up Queer. We’ve embedded a video about the project above. The finished book will feature comics about children (ages...Show More Summary
Slip the editors a story idea or two while picking up their dirty plates, and the next thing you know you’re promoted to editorial assistant. WIRED seeks dishwasher (wired.com)
by Jonathan Blaustein I often reference movies in this column. Have you noticed? You must have. Otherwise, you haven’t been paying attention. What’s wrong with you? Why would you bother coming here, every Friday, if you weren’t going to pay attention? What’s that? You do pay attention? I’m making unfair accusations? Jumping to conclusions based […]
Welcome to the tipping point, when livestreamed mobile video officially became part of our digital world's everyday social experience. Today, Twitter officially launched Periscope, which it bought as a startup and rolled out publicly after a week of letting a few key influencers, tech journalists and viral content creators test the app. Show More Summary
What’s Happening — Luncheon with FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg at the National Press Club, 12:30 p.m. — The Multi-Media Archive: A Symposium on the Stewardship and Use of Audiovisual Media Documenting Contemporary Art History atShow More Summary
Eight years after leaving the station that gave him his start, Edward Moody is going back to KBJR in Duluth, Minn. “It’s like going back home,” Moody told the Duluth News Tribune. “That’s where I learned how to be a journalist. To come...Show More Summary
Press release from NBC, March 26, 2015: NBC has set Wednesday, Aug. 5, for a new hourlong block of comedies as “Mr. Robinson” will premiere at 9 p.m. immediately followed by “The Carmichael Show” at 9:30 p.m. In addition, new...
Press release from MeTV, March 26, 2015: MeTV, Memorable Entertainment Television, America’s #1 All Classic TV Network, brings the star power of New Hollywood to viewers across the country with the ‘Vince Gilligan’s Island of MeTV’ special event this April....
Time Inc. won’t be boosting Sports Illustrated’s video presence after all. According to The New York Post, talks between the publisher and CineSport — a sports video platform — have broken down. A source told the Post that Time Inc. was looking for ways to bolster SI’s digital offerings, and talks were progressing. Show More Summary
It's a classic scenario: a new marketing leader joins a company and, boom, within a few months launches a review. Such is the case at MetLife, where new Global Chief Marketing Officer Esther Lee is searching for a new lead agency, two months after arriving. Show More Summary
Beacons have been a buzzy topic for digital marketers in the past year, but mostly, brands have just used them to push out offers and coupons. Now, Medea—a maker of techy vodka bottles—has an interesting use case on how to use the small location-based markers. Show More Summary
The New Jersey radio news director who was given a Corvette loaner – thanks to Chris Christie – is still writing about the governor. I asked Eric Scott about it Thursday, but he never responded. (nj1015.com) Jonah Peretti‘s dumb idea: “I would raise prices [of the print New York Times] and make it … Read More
Talk about being friendly. The Obama administration is warning U.S. allies to not oppose their efforts to settle and strike an agreement with Iran over nuclear ambitions, a plan that has many holes in it and is unenforceable.
On the heels of Mashable hiring its first-ever fashion reporter, the site has named Miriam Kramer its first space reporter. Kramer comes to the site from Space.com, where — for the past three years — she served as a staff writer with a focus on space exploration, rocket launches and scientific discoveries. Show More Summary
The most frustrating part of owning a bookstore: finding a missing book.
Press release from Nickelodeon, March 26, 2015: Nickelodeon’s 28th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards hosted by Nick Jonas will simulcast for the first time across Nickelodeon, TeenNick, Nicktoons and TV Land, and live stream on Nick.com and the Nick App this...