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2010-04-29 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced at its spring Board of Directors meeting that NBC News will receive the organization's annual Best Practices Award, and NBC Universal Executive Vice President Paula Madison will receive its Legacy Award. NBC News and Madison will be honored at the association's 35th Annual Convention and Career Fair in San Diego, the largest gathering of minority journalists in the country. "NBC...

2010-04-26 22:21:00

NEW YORK, April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary Sheffield represented a third generation of citizen advocates, today in the meeting with NBC, including her grandfather Horace Sheffield Jr., a historical figure in the labor movement that met with Presidents Roosevelt, Kennedy & Johnson to advance the cause of civil rights. Mary will join her father, Reverend Horace Sheffield III of the Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO) at a 9:30 AM press conference tomorrow (Tuesday...

2010-04-26 11:46:00

NEW YORK, April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reverend Horace Sheffield III of the Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO) will hold a 9:30 AM press conference tomorrow (Tuesday April 27) at the Sheffield Center, 12048 Grand River at Wyoming. Sheffield will discuss the results of his meeting in New York City today with NBC executives and Dateline correspondent Chris Hansen. Sheffield's New York meeting focuses on the NBC Dateline production, "America Now: City of Heartbreak and...

2010-04-22 11:30:00

DETROIT, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reverend Horace Sheffield III will lead a delegation of Detroiters to New York City for a Monday meeting with NBC executives and Dateline correspondent Chris Hansen to discuss the NBC Dateline production "America Now: City of Heartbreak and Hope" that focused on Detroit. "I believe that the airing of 'City of Heartbreak and Hope' has caused irreparable harm to the good people of Detroit. Detroit deserves a fair media shake from NBC. We travel...

2010-04-20 14:00:00

DETROIT, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rev. Horace L. Sheffield, III, executive director of the Detroit Association of Black Organization (DABO), has called on Chris Hansen, Dateline Producers, and executives from NBC and demanded that they meet with him and several leaders and residents from the City of Detroit to defend Detroit and to discuss their reactions and responses to Dateline's "America Now: City of Heartbreak..." which aired on NBC Sunday April 18, 2010. Rev. Sheffield has...

2010-03-04 06:48:00

- New Monthly Series Focused on Reinvention to Debut March 9th - WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP, the world's largest membership organization, and NBC, today announced they are teaming up to bring Emmy Award-winning journalist Jane Pauley back to the Today show beginning March 9, 2010. One of the most respected figures in broadcast journalism and AARP's "Ambassador of Your Life Calling," Pauley will head back to morning television as a contributor for Today and be...

2010-01-29 13:58:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Network announced today that MSNBC's Tamron Hall will replace Mario Lopez as the co-host of the 134th WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW, presented by Pedigree. Hall will be co-hosting the event with David Frei in his 21st consecutive year with the show. Also joining the team again this year will be NBC Sports' Tiffany Simons as a sideline reporter. On Monday, February 15, USA will air the first hour of the show at 8pm and will then switch over to...

2009-12-21 07:00:00

PALM CITY, Fla., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Connectyx Technologies Holding Group Inc. (Other OTC: CTYX) announced today that Dr. Bob Arnot has joined its management team. Dr. Arnot is one of the most recognized figures in medical journalism. His broadcast career has included: Chief medical correspondent for NBC News, (including Dateline, the Today Show and the NBC Nightly News), and chief foreign correspondent and special foreign correspondent for MSNBC News. Arnot was health correspondent...

2009-11-11 14:08:00

Opening Nov. 20, Exhibit Recreates NBC Newsman's Washington Office WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Step into the office of Tim Russert, one of the country's most respected journalists, in a new exhibit offering a unique window into the world of the moderator of NBC's "Meet the Press." (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080919/NEWSEUMLOGO) Inside Tim Russert's Office: If It's Sunday, It's "Meet the Press," which opens Nov. 20, 2009, recreates Russert's NBC...

2009-10-20 16:19:00

DALLAS/FORT WORTH, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lone Star Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences recognized the accomplishments of NBC 5 / KXAS-TV with 11 Emmy awards during its 7th annual event on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, in Dallas. NBC 5 Today at 6 a.m. took top morning newscast honors. NBC 5 Today is anchored by North Texas favorites Brendan Higgins, Deborah Ferguson, Meteorologist Jennifer Lopez and traffic expert Tammy Dombeck. Nada Ruddock, NBC 5...