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2011-06-07 00:00:33

Growth of Thriving Business Portfolio Cited as Top Priority St. Paul, Minn. (PRWEB) June 06, 2011 American Public Media (APM) today announced the promotion of JJ Yore from VP/Executive Producer to VP/General Manager of Marketplace. The move reflects the success the Marketplace enterprise has enjoyed during the last year and plans for additional growth in the future. In his new role, Yore will be responsible for overseeing and driving that growth including editorial and business operations...

2011-05-24 00:00:30

Program is Newest In American Public Media's National Portfolio St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 American Public Media's Marketplace® announced today the launch of Marketplace Tech Report, a four-minute daily technology show available to public radio stations across the country. The report delivers technology news with an entertaining twist in language anyone can understand. "Marketplace Tech Report covers technology the way the other Marketplace shows cover business "“ with a...

2011-05-24 00:00:28

OpenSesame Marketplace Website Now Available in Seven Languages to Connect Companies Worldwide to eLearning Courses Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 OpenSesame (http://www.OpenSesame.com), a fast-growing elearning marketplace, today announced that its marketplace is now available in six languages in addition to English, including Chinese, Spanish, French, Russian, German and Italian. OpenSesame will formally unveil the new multi-language marketplace today at the American Society for...

2011-04-18 14:45:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Radio International (PRI) announces the appointment of Andrew Sussman as Executive Producer of "PRI's The World," a co-production of the BBC World Service, PRI and WGBH/Boston. As Executive Producer, Sussman will lead the production of the program, including both broadcast and digital components, and its staff, located in Boston, a London bureau and in countries across the globe. PRI's Senior Vice President of Content, Melinda...

2011-04-05 00:00:29

From American Public Media and Launch Productions, Minneapolis St. Paul, MN (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 American Public Media and Launch Productions, Minneapolis' The Promised Land, with host Majora Carter, has received a Peabody Award for best electronic media. "American Public Media is proud to introduce audiences to diverse and engaging perspectives through our programming," said Judy McAlpine, senior vice president national content division, APM. "Of the 39 Peabody recipients this...

2011-03-16 12:26:00

** Beloved radio host talks about leaving the limelight ** WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legendary radio host Garrison Keillor, 68, has told the AARP Bulletin that he plans to retire in the spring of 2013. Speaking publicly for the first time about his retirement plans, the host of A Prairie Home Companion says that he must find his replacement first. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070209/NYF043LOGO ) "I am planning to retire in the spring of 2013,...

2011-02-16 11:02:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique album featuring great poems recited by great voices--from Jim Broadbent, Helena Bonham Carter, Ruby Dee, and Amber Rose Johnson to James Earl Jones, Garrison Keillor, Terence Stamp and Meryl Streep--and set to classical music arrives just in time for April's National Poetry Month. Words For You (Mighty Village/Universal/UMe), released April 12, 2011, brings together the emotional words of the likes of Shakespeare, Walt Whitman, Edgar...

2010-11-10 00:00:43

Community Discussion to Take Place at WHYY's Dorrance H. Hamilton Public Media Commons, Friday, November 19th Saint Paul, MN (Vocus) November 9, 2010 Marketplace Money, from American Public Media, is traveling to Philadelphia to explore real stories of consumer health care costs "“ how pregnant women experience the health care system; how employers are working to facilitate a healthier work force; how doctors schedule appointments "“ and discuss what you need to know to protect...

2010-10-30 00:00:40

Platform Facilitates Watchdog Journalism Washington, DC (Vocus) October 29, 2010 American Public Media's (APM) Public Insight Network has expanded with the addition of three of the nation's premier investigative newsrooms; ProPublica, Center for Investigative Reporting and The Center for Public Integrity. The combination of the country's most powerful platform for journalistic audience engagement and the three partners will yield unprecedented efforts in watchdog reporting efforts....

2009-10-27 05:00:00

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ViewCast Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: VCST), a developer of industry-leading solutions for the transformation, management and delivery of digital media over IP and mobile networks, today announced that WNYC, America's most listened-to public radio station, has selected ViewCast's Niagara® GoStream SURF portable encoding system for the station's newly-opened The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space. The Greene Space is a...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.