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WWTV in Traverse City, MI joins NewsON

October 12, 2017

We are pleased to welcome our newest affiliate WWTV, also known as 9 & 10 News, to the NewsON family. WWTV is a Heritage Broadcasting station located in Traverse City, Michigan. Take a look at the times WWTV has newscasts available this week, and if you miss them, remember you can go back and catch up with newscasts on-demand. Be sure to check them out on your NewsON mobile app or Roku player channel.

Weekdays (EST): 

Michigan This Morning @ 4:30 AM

Michigan This Morning @ 5:00 AM

Michigan This Morning @ 5:30 AM

Michigan This Morning @ 6:00 AM

Michigan This Morning @ 6:30 AM

9 & 10 News @ Noon

9 & 10 News @ 5:00 PM

9 & 10 News @ 5:30 PM

9 & 10 News @ 6:00 PM

9 & 10 News @ 11:00 PM

Weekends (EST): 

9 & 10 News @ 6:00 PM

9 & 10 News @ 11:00 PM

The addition of WWTV brings NewsON’s total count of local TV news stations to 178.

Local Coverage – Northern California Wildfires

October 11, 2017

Wildfires are continuing on a destructive path through Northern California. Watch the latest local coverage from TV stations in the region.

KCRA – Sacramento, CA

KRON – San Francisco, CA

KGO – San Francisco, CA

 

Local Gulf Coast Coverage of Hurricane Nate

October 6, 2017

Watch local coverage of Hurricane Nate from stations along the U.S. Gulf Coast. Here are our local affiliates in this region:

WDSU – New Orleans, LA

WVUE – New Orleans, LA

WAFB – Baton Rouge, LA

WLOX –  Biloxi, MS

WKRG – Mobile, AL

WPMI – Mobile, AL

WEAR – Pensacola, FL

 

5 Stories that made us say “Seriously?” in September

October 5, 2017

See what these people did to get their power turned back on:

Family vows to name baby “Duke” if they get power restored – WKMG

And…

Florida woman makes ‘sexy’ plea to get power back after Irma – WKMG

And this one of course also went viral:

Chainsaw-wielding nun helps clean up South Florida community – WPLG

This one probably actually does make you say “seriously?”

Dad bag lets your rock a utilitarian yet dad bod-esque beer gut – KTRK

And this is just so cute it’s funny.

Bear cub wrestles with inflatable flamingo in backyard – KABC 

HIRING: Social Media & Editorial Specialist – Temporary, Part-Time

October 5, 2017

Atlanta, GA

NewsON Media has an immediate opening for a Temporary Social Media & Editorial Specialist in Atlanta, GA. The Social Media & Editorial Specialist is responsible for engaging and attracting viewers for the NewsON streaming service via social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. This position will be responsible for sending push notifications of breaking news events, creating original content for distribution on company blog and across social channels, and assessing and reporting on the impact of their efforts through digital analytics tools. Social Media & Editorial Specialist will also ensure that a superior customer experience is met through excellent customer service.

Responsibilities:

  • Share relevant content and engage with new users across all relevant social media channels
  • Drive meaningful growth of social media presence
  • Set goals and measure growth of social channels using analytics tools
  • Monitor and respond to customer feedback via social media
  • Create original content for the NewsON blog and YouTube channel
  • Work with marketing team and station partners to promote NewsON through social and editorial efforts
  • Monitor for breaking news and send push notifications to viewers via mobile app
  • Curate content for distribution across NewsON platforms

Experience:

  • Prior work experience in social media/marketing role
  • Knowledge of social media best practices
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong editorial judgment in breaking news situations
  • News and editorial content writing and reporting experience
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Previous experience with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and/or Illustrator
  • Prior experience at a local news station a plus

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Years of Experience: 1+ to 2 years

Level of Education: 4 Year Degree

Job Duration: 6 months, part-time

About NewsON:

Be a part of the future of local news with NewsON. The free, ad-supported streaming service provides instant access to live or on-demand broadcasts from over 170 local stations across the United States on over-the-top platforms and mobile devices. With over a dozen participating station groups nationwide, NewsON is working to create an iconic platform that informs and connects people via relevant, professionally produced local news to build stronger communities and drive media innovation. Make your mark with a rapidly growing company dedicated to providing instant access to local news for everyone.

To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to info@newson.us.