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2013-10-29 20:23:37

"We're lending money we don't have to kids who can't pay it back, to educate them for jobs that no longer exist. We have become 'profoundly disconnected'." - Mike Rowe ("Dirty Jobs") PHOENIX, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MRW/TWS Scholarship Program The mikeroweWORKS Foundation and Tulsa Welding School are pleased to announce the creation of the MRW/TWS Scholarship Program for high school seniors. The mikeroweWORKS Foundation (MRW) and Tulsa Welding School (TWS) have partnered to offer...

2013-02-07 12:26:35

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Destination America, the only network that celebrates the people, places, and stories of the U.S., invites fans to join Mike Rowe in reliving the oddest, most demanding and... well, dirtiest tasks he encountered during the early seasons as host of Discovery Channel's hit series DIRTY JOBS. Now, for Destination America, the fearless host has dug through the archives and chosen his most memorable episodes. Viewers can reminisce along with Mike in...

2012-08-01 02:25:33

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment, a leading producer of lifestyle media, announced today the release of five new DVD titles this month under its exclusive home video license agreement with Discovery Communications. The new titles include: Dirty Jobs Collection 8; Deadliest Catch: Inside the Catch; Disaster Collection; Colossal Collection and Voices from the Front. Discovery Channel's Dirty Jobs Collection 8Gain a new understanding and appreciation for the...

2011-05-12 10:29:00

Mike Rowe Advocates for U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness through Infrastructure Investment MILWAUKEE, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mike Rowe, host of the Discovery Channel's TV program Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe, yesterday testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee's hearing on "Manufacturing Our Way to a Stronger Economy" in support of U.S. manufacturing jobs and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers' (AEM) I Make America campaign. In his...

2011-05-11 09:10:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications and Mike Rowe, creator, executive producer and host of Discovery Channel's DIRTY JOBS WITH MIKE ROWE, today announced "Discover Your Skills," a new multimedia public affairs campaign designed to address the growing decline in US skilled labor expertise. The goal of "Discover Your Skills" is to provide unemployed and underemployed Americans with access to critical resources for obtaining marketable job skills and...

2010-09-29 09:02:00

National Grassroots Campaign Promotes U.S. Manufacturing Jobs WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and Mike Rowe, creator and host of Discovery Channel's "Dirty Jobs," joined forces today in Washington, D.C. for the launch of I Make America, a national grassroots campaign to promote U.S. manufacturing jobs through infrastructure investment and passage of export agreements. Infrastructure investment and export agreements are proven...

2010-09-23 10:53:00

TV Host Mike Rowe launches national grassroots campaign in D.C. WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mike Rowe of "Dirty Jobs" fame is coming to town to do his dirtiest job yet - speaking out to Members of Congress, staffers, and the media about the importance of manufacturing to the health of our economy and American jobs. He'll be introducing local workers from across the U.S. who depend on manufacturing to tell their stories of how they help "make America." Rowe has been an...

2010-09-01 09:20:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaiam, Inc., a leading producer of lifestyle media, announced today the release of three new DVD collections, Dirty Jobs Collection 6, Paranormal: Haunts and Horrors, and MythBusters Collection 6, under its exclusive home video license agreement with Discovery Communications. In Dirty Jobs Collection 6, Mike Rowe immerses viewers in his extraordinary quest to meet the men and women behind some of the filthiest, most fascinating jobs on the planet. In this...

2010-07-26 08:00:00

PEORIA, Ill., July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has announced that it is partnering with Mike Rowe, the creator and star of the Discovery Channel's Dirty Jobs and founder of mikeroweWORKS.com. With Mike's dedication to the trades and Caterpillar's commitment to its customers, the two have joined forces to highlight the important and essential work Caterpillar customers perform everyday. Rowe will be spending time with Caterpillar customers and dealers to...

2010-01-11 09:31:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gaiam Inc., a leading distributor of lifestyle media, today announced the release of four hit titles in January, under their exclusive home video license agreement with Discovery Communications. The launch includes TLC's Jon and Kate Plus 8: Season 5, Discovery Channel's Dirty Jobs Collection 5, Discovery Channel's The Science of Sex Appeal, and Animal Planet's Night. "Discovery's focus on real-world, quality content creates the types of...