TV briefs: new 11Alive logo, ‘The Real’ helps Atlanta TSA employee, Chandler Riggs gets post-‘Walking Dead’ gig

Originally posted Wednesday, January 23, 2019 by RODNEY HO/rho@ajc.com on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

11Alive has changed its logo for the first time in 15  years and added a new slogan: “Where America Speaks.”

The slogan, according to the station, means its reporters will focus more stories on the ground level talking to metro Atlanta residents. 

“We want the people of Atlanta to know that they have a real voice in what matters,” said 11Alive Director of Marketing Amanda White in a press release. 

“11Alive’s rebrand comes at a time when it’s imperative for us to seek out a range of perspectives and voices to tell the full story,” said general manager John Deushane

The logo was introduced during the 5 p.m. newscast Wednesday. 
Here’s the long-standing previous logo:

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“The Real” talk show donated $5,000 to a Riverdale TSA employee who is working without pay. 

The money will help keep Keneathia Stubbs from being evicted from her apartment and having her utilities shut off. She is currently dependent on food banks to feed her little girl.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 14: Chandler Riggs attends Halloween Horror Nights 2018 at Universal Studios Hollywood on September 14, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Randy Shropshire/Getty Images for Universal Studios Hollywood)
Photo: Randy Shropshire/Getty Images for Universal Studi

Atlanta actor Chandler Riggs, killed off in2017 during season 9 of “The Walking Dead,” has landed his first post-apocalyptic gig: a multi-episode arc on the ABC’s “A Million Little Things.”

According to TVLine, “Riggs will play PJ, a young man Rome (Romany Malco) meets. Like Rome, PJ has had some dark days and their encounter proves meaningful to both of them in ways each of them doesn’t even fully realize at the time.”


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Rodney Ho
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Rodney Ho covers radio and television for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
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