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2009-06-24 08:00:00

NBC's Lester Holt to Keynote; Client Awards to Recognize "Best in e-Learning" WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB), a global leader in education technology, today announced additional details for BbWorld(R) '09, its global user conference and one of the largest e-learning gatherings of the year scheduled to take place July 14-16 near Washington, D.C. in National Harbor, Maryland. Award-winning journalist Lester Holt, weekend anchor for NBC Nightly...

2008-07-17 12:00:48

John Seigenthaler, the award-winning network television anchor whose career in journalism spans a quarter-century, has joined Seigenthaler Public Relations, Inc. (SPR) as partner and CEO of SPR New York. Prior to joining the company, John Seigenthaler was anchor of the top-rated NBC Nightly News Weekend Edition from 1999 to 2007, as well as special correspondent for NBC News, an anchor on MSNBC, and substitute anchor for NBC Nightly News, MSNBC, Dateline NBC, TODAY, and Meet the Press....

2005-07-08 06:28:28

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - What began as a trickle of news about a power surge at a London Underground station Thursday quickly morphed into a fast-moving story that was far more sinister, causing cell phones to ring and BlackBerrys to buzz well before dawn on the East Coast for top television news producers, anchors and correspondents. The Big Three networks hastily scrapped their morning-show plans as they scrambled to react to the bombings that killed at least 37...

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