Posts Tagged ‘ Justin Finch ’

Want a laugh? Check out Channel One’s advertising guidelines.

January 27, 2014
Want a laugh? Check out Channel One’s advertising guidelines.

    From Jim Metrock:  What you are about to read is taken directly from Channel One’s website (http://cdn.channelone.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Channel-One-Network-Advertising-Policies-and-Guidelines2.pdf)  Obligation did not change a word. The kiddie marketers at Channel One News wanted to boast to educators and parents that they did indeed have limits to what they would advertise to their captive audience...
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Wasting tax money: Was this video shown in schools?

September 16, 2012
Wasting tax money: Was this video shown in schools?

From Jim Metrock: Channel One’s Executive Producer published this video in 2010. Even though it was made available to the public, I didn’t discover it until recently. The video is below. At first it appears to be nothing more than a funny, tongue in cheek video made by fellow Channel One News employees to...
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From the archives: Wasting time with Channel One News (2010)

August 17, 2012
From the archives: Wasting time with Channel One News (2010)

There is very little hard news on Channel One News. The company is a kiddie marketing company and selling stuff to a captive audience of schoolchildren is what Channel One is all about. This Play of the Week does two things. First, it wastes time. This is filler. Showing this is cheaper than actually...
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Who is going to leave? Who is going to stay?

May 6, 2012
Who is going to leave? Who is going to stay?

   From Jim Metrock: Channel One News has four anchors right now – Jessica Kumari, Shelby Holliday, Scott Evans and the recently-hired Maggie Rulli.   After last school year, I rated the chances of each of the anchors coming back.   Three came back for the start of the 2011-12...
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What happened to Justin Finch?

April 15, 2012
What happened to Justin Finch?

From Jim Metrock: If a young person is interested in journalism, electronic journalism, the last place they want to spend any time is at Channel One News. Unless you look like Maria Menounos or have Gloria Vanderbilt as your mother (Anderson Cooper), your chances of using Channel One as a springboard for advancement are...
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Channel One’s “journalists” on parade

March 8, 2012
Channel One’s “journalists” on parade

On February 15, 2012 Channel One News used their crack team of “journalists” to show off school tee shirts. This one 30-second bit of nonsense cost students and taxpayers dearly. Channel One says they have “nearly 5.5 million” students. (They once claimed a captive audience of 8.1 million.) If half of their claimed audience...
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Complete, unedited Channel One News show for December 21, 2010

October 19, 2011
Complete, unedited Channel One News show for December 21, 2010


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Please calmly walk to the exits. There is no need to PANIC!!

October 17, 2011
Please calmly walk to the exits. There is no need to PANIC!!

Another anchor abruptly leaves Channel One News. Justin Finch is taking his talents to South Beach.   From Jim Metrock: Most Channel One on-air personalities leave in June after the last show of the school year. The continuing financial struggles at Channel One may be the reason Steven Fabian and now Justin Finch have...
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A new year of commercial exploitation begins.

August 19, 2011
A new year of commercial exploitation begins.


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Channel One’s Silly Tee Shirt Time

August 10, 2011
Channel One’s Silly Tee Shirt Time


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