Sister Station Steps Up for Houston’s KHOU in Harvey Aftermath

A TV news operation is dependent on its signal. If, for whatever reason, the signal isn’t going out, then no amount of wishing and hoping is going to get it to the public. The nightmare scenario is losing your signal … Read More

WFAA-TV’s Outdoor Art Project Inspires Imitators in Dallas

It was 100 degrees in Dallas yesterday and that helped inspire Facebook Live posts at WFAA, the TEGNA-owned ABC affiliate in Dallas. It was a riff on the classic TV news cliché of frying an egg on the sidewalk on … Read More

From disrupter to distribution channel: Changes local broadcasters want on social media

The meteoric rise of social media has brought tremendous changes to the American media landscape over the last decade for national and local broadcasters. But what do these changes mean for the people behind the cameras? In Part One of … Read More

From disrupter to distribution channel: Social media’s influence grows as local TV adapts

The meteoric rise of social media has brought tremendous change to the American media landscape over the last decade. Many viewers are consuming more media than ever through their mobile devices and on social networks. According to the Reuters Institute … Read More

Five types of Facebook Live posts that aren’t animals or “Reactions” polls

Giraffes and “Reactions” polls have taken over Facebook Live. With a medium that appeared to have limitless possibilities when it took over the social media world about a year ago, it’s hard not to be a little disappointed when scrolling … Read More