Stories from the Past Week in Broadcasting

Last Week in America: June 18-22

Last week broadcasters took to the air with stories investigating the history and future of civil rights, the policy positions in mayoral elections and the tough questions about local infrastructure projects. They also provided viewers with info on the summer solstice and how to stay safe in the heat.

Here are some of the top trends last week:




5,250 Airings

5,250 stories commemorating the Juneteenth holiday with coverage of celebrations, history and progress that’s still being made.

Story from Spectrum Syracuse »   Story from WAOK-FM/AM »   Story from KLRT »



5,089 Airings

5,089 stories on how to ring in the summer on the longest day of the year.

Story from KCNC »   Story from KIOW »   Story from WABC »



2,653 Airings

2,653 reports on how to identify heat exhaustion and stay safe in the summer sun.

Story from WTHR »   Story from WFTX »   Story from WEWS »



2,290 Airings

2,290 reports on construction, accidents and other happenings impacting viewers’ commutes.

Story from WDIV »   Story from KRTV »   Story from KFSN »



1,667 Airings

1,667 stories on successful campaigns, heated races and all the info voters need when selecting their town’s next mayor.

Story from WHAS »   Story from KGO »   Story from KTBS »



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