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Former KIRO Traffic Anchor Develops an App to Curate Tweets for Live TV

hoganOur sister site Lost Remote talks with former KIRO traffic anchor Jenni Hogan, who left the station to develop an app that curates viewer tweets for live broadcasts:

TVinteract is Hogan’s creation for iPads that allows TV personalities the ability to pick their favorite fan tweets, and air them live on TV. How it works is a TV personality can look at their @mentions on the left side of the app screen, and drag the tweets they like over to the right and hit live. This automatically flags the tweet to the show’s director, who can then bring the tweet live to air through airplay or HDMI cable.

Lost Remote spoke with Hogan, who told us her love for social TV drove her to leave her traffic anchoring job in Seattle. “I made the decision my heart was with social media and social TV,” Hogan said. “I feel like I have this army on the rise supporting me.”

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Jenni Hogan Leaving Seattle’s KIRO

Jenni Hogan, morning traffic anchor for KIRO in Seattle has announced she will be leaving the CBS affiliate on Friday.

Hogan posted the news to her blog, jennihogan.com under the heading, “2013 Let’s Make Dreams Happen!”

“It’s time for me to listen to my own advice,” Hogan said on her blog. “I’m going for it and it’s important to me that I share this news with all of you and bring you along for the ride. Friday, December 28th will be my last day on KIRO-TV and I’m excited about the future.” Read more

KIRO Slates Primetime Special to Highlight Benefits of Social Media

Seattle’s KIRO will air primetime special tomorrow night to educate viewers to the benefits of social media.

KIRO traffic anchor Jenni Hogan, who has more than 40,000 followers on Twitter, will host a live show called “Connect with Jenni Hogan” at 10:30 p.m. tomorrow. The show will focus on “inspiring and educating viewers about the benefits of connecting online,” according to a KIRO statement.

The show will begin as a livestream on the station’s website at 10 p.m. and will be live on KIRO at 10:30 p.m. Viewers will be encouraged to use the #KIROConnect hashtag to interact with Hogan throughout the broadcast. Read more

KIRO’s Jenni Hogan on Twitter: ‘I Was Determined to Make My Job a Two-Way Relationship’

With more than 35,000 Twitter followers, KIRO traffic anchor Jenni Hogan is known in Seattle for both her presence on-air and her presence online. Hogan talks with Lost Remote about Internet etiquette and the first time she thought about integrating her online presence into her work:

I remember the exact moment seven years ago. I was a few weeks into my first on-air job in Lewiston, Idaho. I was at a Starbucks and a viewer walked up to me and started talking to me. This viewer knew everything about me, and I had nothing to add to the conversation about their life. This moment changed me forever. I didn’t like the fact that being on TV was a one-way relationship. I was determined to make my job a two-way relationship. Read more

Top 5 Hottest Traffic Reporters

Car-obsessed blog Jalopnik has put together a list of the 10 hottest TV traffic reporters, according to its readers.

Here are the Top 5… Read more