Al Macias (Phoenix) is a veteran journalist with more than 30 years of experience in broadcast news reporting, production and management. He was part of the management team that launched the KNXV newsroom in 1994 and oversaw its growth from a staff of 20 to more than 60 in less than a year. He also served in multiple management roles at KPNX-TV from 1981-1994 and as an assignment editor and manager for KTVK, both in Phoenix.
As journalists we often cover tragic stories, then because of the rush of news events and the nature of our business we move on to the next story. But the story doesn’t end when the cameras and microphones are packed up and the headlines fade away.
Until the end of the 11-year-long war in Afghanistan, American troops will continue to be in harm’s way. And for their families it’s more than a passing thought.
My family graduated from tents on the beach to a campground with utilities to hotel rooms to a beachfront home. Rocky Point has changed a lot in four decades.
It just seems a little more normal to wear a jacket when you’re looking at Christmas lights.
KJZZ formally launched the Spot 127 Youth Media Program in Phoenix.
The six-term congressman won the competitive GOP primary and faced former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona in the general election.
In a Senate race to replace retiring Republican Jon Kyl, It’s a runoff between Republican Congressman Jeff Flake and the former U.S. Surgeon General, Democrat Richard Carmona. It’s an extremely close race with big money pouring in on both sides.
The Maricopa County Recorder’s Office is launching a Spanish-language voter awareness program, in hopes of avoiding possible confusion about the date of the Nov. 6 general election.
How can journalism and newsrooms survive the shift to all things digital?
A radical political ad? Thirty seconds of silence.