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2013-12-20 16:24:48

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 60th Annual Free Care Fund Benefit Show for Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation raised more than $2.2 million in donations and pledges. The annual broadcast was held on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC's main campus in Lawrenceville and at PPG Wintergarden in downtown Pittsburgh. The show was broadcast on KDKA-TV and on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA. "We want to thank KDKA's listeners,...

2013-11-17 00:22:30

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) BEGINNINGS OF RADIOProfile America -- Sunday, November 17(th). Even with all of our electronic diversions, many of us listen to radio at some point every day. The wide variety of formats means we can choose our favorite type of music, and radio keeps us up to the minute on news and weather....

2013-11-02 00:20:28

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) BEGINNINGS OF RADIO Profile America -- Saturday, November 2nd. Even with all of our electronic diversions, many of us listen to radio at some point every day. The wide variety of formats means we can choose our favorite type of music, and radio keeps us up to the minute on news and...

2013-10-24 23:01:09

Television, print, and online journalism was honored for accuracy in mental health reporting at the Heinz History Center ceremony, produced by Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Southwestern Pennsylvania media is leading the movement for building healthier communities through authentic and inspiring journalism. This year, nearly 60 informative stories of hope and perseverance were submitted. The annual SWPA Media & Mental Health Awards,...

2013-10-16 23:32:58

Nominees for accuracy in mental health journalism in Southwestern Pennsylvania include KDKA-TV, WPXI-TV, WTAE-TV, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, WQED Multimedia, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and more who will be honored at the ceremony, produced by Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Southwestern Pennsylvania media is leading the movement for building healthier communities through authentic, compelling and inspiring journalism. This year, nearly 60...

2013-08-20 00:20:49

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) TUESDAY, AUGUST 20: FIRST LICENSED RADIO STATION Profile America -- Tuesday, August 20th.( )The nation's first licensed radio station began broadcasting in Detroit on this date in 1920 -- station 8MK, now operating as WWJ. The station was owned by the Detroit News, and its daily program...

2013-05-13 20:21:34

PITTSBURGH, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania announced the winners of the 49th annual Golden Quill Awards during an awards presentation tonight at the Sheraton Hotel, Station Square, Pittsburgh. The Golden Quills competition recognizes professional excellence in written, photographic, broadcast and online journalism in Western Pennsylvania. Winners and finalists of the 2013 Golden Quills are: News IllustrationWinner: Daniel Marsula, Pittsburgh...

2012-12-21 12:21:43

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 59th Annual Free Care Fund Benefit Show for Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation raised more than $1.7 million in donations and pledges during the annual broadcast held on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Children's Hospital's main campus in Lawrenceville and at PPG Wintergarden in downtown Pittsburgh. The show was broadcast on KDKA-TV and on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA. "We want to thank KDKA's listeners, viewers and individuals throughout...

2012-11-01 23:20:16

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2: FIRST SCHEDULED RADIO BROADCAST Profile America -- Friday, November 2nd. Even with all our electronic gadgets, many of us listen to radio every day when we wake up, eat breakfast, and when we drive to and from work. The wide variety of formats means we can choose our favorite...

2012-05-14 14:22:01

PITTSBURGH, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania announced the winners of the 48th annual Golden Quill Awards during an awards presentation tonight at the Sheraton Hotel, Station Square, Pittsburgh. The Golden Quills competition recognizes professional excellence in written, photographic, broadcast and online journalism in Western Pennsylvania. Winners and finalists of the 2012 Golden Quills are: News IllustrationWinner: Tom Worthington II, Altoona...