25 Feb Tribune Broadcasting Names Nzinga Blake Executive Producer, Video Projects
Award-Winning Producer To Develop Content Across Station Group
Los Angeles, February 25, 2019 – Tribune Broadcasting today announced Nzinga Blake has been named Executive Producer, Group Video Projects. In this newly created role, Blake will be developing a diversity and inclusion storytelling arm and help innovate new formats of video storytelling across the group’s newsrooms. This position is related to a grant awarded Tribune Broadcasting from The Google News Initiative/YouTube Innovation, Based in Los Angeles, Blake will report to Jason Ball, Vice President of Content Development, Tribune Broadcasting.
Blake, an award-winning producer and director with over ten years of experience in creating content on multimedia platforms, joins Tribune from CAUSECAST, where she served as the Chief Creative Officer overseeing the company’s impact generating campaigns and experiential marketing. She has also served as a Digital Creative consultant for the Africa Channel, overseeing the production and social media teams, a Producer and Writer for Season 2 of Google’s award-winning social initiative series GodComplx and a Creative Content Director at FOR GOOD, where her work raised awareness of arts related social impact campaigns. She also directed the United Nations ILO World AIDS Day PSA featuring Olympic Gold Medalist Greg Louganis and directed the gun-violence prevention social impact campaign for Everytown for Gun Safety.
“Nzinga is an expert in content creation and production. Under her guidance, Tribune Broadcasting will further enhance and expand our multi-platform video storytelling across our 29 news markets, allowing for deeper connections with our diverse audiences and communities,” said Ball.
Said Blake, “I am honored and excited to join the innovative and visionary team at Tribune Broadcasting, who understands the importance of celebrating diverse voices within our communities. Storytelling is a powerful medium that connects us all and can bring about social cohesion.”
ABOUT TRIBUNE MEDIA:
Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.
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