The Northeast News is looking for a managing editor.
MidCountry Bank is looking for a copywriter.
The Annals of Family Medicine is looking for an editorial assistant.
KCTV is looking for a multimedia journalist.
KCTV is looking for a newscaster.
KSHB is looking for a booker for its magazine show, The List.
KCUR is looking for a GA reporter.
KSHB, the area’s NBC affiliate, was a perennial loser – until general manager Brian Bracco came on board about a year ago.
The Star takes a long look at the rising fortunes of Channel 41. Since Bracco arrived from KMBC and Hearst, KSHB has shot up the ratings chart and won awards for its investigative work, such as its coverage of the JJ’s gas explosion.
How’d it happen? A number of factors, including determination by the staff.
“We were fourth,” Bracco told Tim Engle. “And talking to the people here, they didn’t want to be fourth.”
Dr. Milton Wolf, a distant cousin of President Obama, is running against Sen. Pat Roberts, hoping to unseat the longtime senator. On Saturday, the Topeka Capital-Journal posted a lengthy article and video about x-ray photos of homicide victims and other patients Wolf posted on Facebook.
Reporter Tim Carpenter calmly grilled Wolf for more than eight minutes, repeatedly asking if he thought it appropriate to post the photos and joke about them, as comments Carpenter presented to Wolf made light of the images. Continue reading
Christopher Bradley Stewart, 28, of Kansas City, Kan., is accused of hitting the vehicle driven by Graciela Olivas, 62, Thursday as he fled from police. He was ordered held on $1 million bond. Continue reading
- KSHB is featured in an episode of “House of Cards.” (KSHB)
- KU j-students will provide statehouse news for a new wire service. (KU)
- McClatchy profits up, but print revenue declines. (SacBee)
- Lee’s Summit Journal wins two McClatchy President’s Awards. (LSJ)
- The Star’s Maryville reporting won a President’s Award, too. (McClatchy)