Gene Kirkconnell

All Alabama Public Schools Receive Letter Grades From The State


The first report card is out for Alabama public schools under a new grading system which gives every school and school system a letter grade. The Alabama Department of Education released the first report on Thursday. The report showed that 76-percent of the state’s 137 school systems received an A, B, or C grade for performance. The grades are based…

Television & Multimedia Production Assistants

Available Immediately for 2018

The NBC affiliate in Columbus, GA seeks Television Production Assistants to perform duties for live and pre-recorded television broadcasts and webcasts including newscasts, breaking news reports, talk shows, and various other local programming. Experience and technical skills are a plus. But, you don’t have to already know how to do it all. WE WILL TRAIN YOU. Duties include: Ability to…

Auburn Men’s Basketball Fall Practice Begins Tight-Lipped About Pay-For-Play Scandal

Bruce Pearl Speaks for First Time Since FBI Bribery Arrest of Assistant Coach Chuck Person

Auburn Men’s Head Basketball Coach Bruce Pearl said little Friday when it came to the nationwide pay-for-play scandal and arrest of Auburn Assistant Coach Chuck Person on federal corruption charges. “I stand by the statement issued by the university on Tuesday,” said Pearl. “The conduct alleged in this criminal complaint is unacceptable.” “I can’t and I won’t have any further…

Charter Spectrum Says Problems Fixed And You Should Now See WLTZ-TV NBC 38 On Your Cable System

Equipment Failures Blamed For Two Outages

WLTZ-TV 38 went dark this week for many customers of Charter Spectrum Cable. In an email Wednesday, sent to WLTZ-TV management, a representative of Charter Spectrum wrote “We found two separate and unrelated incidents that impacted WLTZ this week. Both have been resolved and we do not anticipate any further issues.” The first outage began on Monday, September 11, 2017…

Enthusiastic Sky Watchers Wowed by Solar Eclipse Across Alabama and Georgia

North America Won't See Another Total Eclipse Until 2024

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Television and Digital Media Interns

Apply Now for 2018 Intern Classes

Internship opportunities are available for Spring 2018 and Summer 2018 with the NBC affiliate in Columbus, GA in the areas of News, Sports, Weather, Photojournalism, Digital Media, and Production. Selected internship candidates will receive a structured, in-depth overview of our local broadcast and digital media operation. They will also be afforded the opportunity for practical hands-on application of theory and…

Morning Meteorologist (POSITION WITHDRAWN)

Weather Scientist – Effervescent Presenter

WLTZ, the NBC affiliate in Columbus, GA seeks a MORNING METEOROLOGIST. The successful candidate will be a strong communicator and weather scientist with a warm, energetic on-air presence. Duties include: Produce and present clear and accurate forecasts which tell a story and connect with viewers Alert viewers to the threat of severe weather Display authority, knowledge, calm, and clarity in…

A Night of Death in Columbus, Georgia

Three Homicides in Less Than Two Hours Across The City

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Auburn University Encourages Volunteers to Help Students Move In This Fall

Participants Will Receive A Free Tee Shirt

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O.J. Granted Parole

Decision comes after nine years behind bars in Nevada

Shortly before 3pm Eastern Time the decision came down. O.J. Simpson was granted parole. He will be paroled after serving nine years in prison for a botched bid to retrieve sports memorabilia in Las Vegas. A Nevada parole board decided Thursday that the 70-year-old former football, TV and movie star will be released in October after serving his minimum term…