Thursday, September 25, 2008

Street Crew

There seems to be a new push in television today to get viewers to share their pictures, video, etc with local tv stations. I know CNN uses this but I'm curious how it works on the local level. Will people really take the time?? or are some so geeked up about it - they send stuff all this time?

Here is a nice promo from WBIR about their "street crew"...

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Salary Survey

In an effort to help the fine readers of IDOPROMOZ... I'd like to start a dialog on salaries in television promotion.

It all depends on market, station owners, etc... but lets use the anonymous response option - and give out some details on what people make in this business.

Creative Service Directors
Promotion Managers
Art Directors

Any info would be great. Be general if you feel you need to. I think it would be very helpful to all of us... the more of us who participate - the better!

Give details such as:


Monday, September 22, 2008

KHOU Texans Spot

Another great promo from KHOU producer Bobby Rigg. Last year's was great - this one is great as well. Check it out:

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Microsoft: I'm a PC

Microsoft's answer to the "I'm a Mac" spots... pretty cool. Great take on the competition's ads.

What happened to those Seinfeld ads? Word is - they've been pulled. Microsoft claims they planned that all along.


I do think this is much better than Jerry's spots.