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2010-06-14 15:35:00

HAMDEN, Conn., June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Quinnipiac University presented its 17th annual Fred Friendly First Amendment Award to Gwen Ifill, moderator and managing editor of PBS' "Washington Week," on June 14 during a luncheon ceremony at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100614/DC20687 ) The award, presented in honor of Friendly, the former CBS News president who died in 1998, acknowledges one of the most basic constitutional...

2010-05-24 07:30:00

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy Award-winning TV Medical Correspondent, Dr. Bob Arnot, will be appearing on The Balancing Act airing on Lifetime Television, May 27 at 7:30 a.m. EDT, to promote this breakthrough disinfectant to a national audience of millions. In an exclusive five-minute segment, Dr. Arnot will caution Americans that the "touch surfaces" they think are disinfected really harbor unseen "silent threats" to our health: dangerous viruses and bacteria including...

2010-05-18 09:47:00

Journalist of the Year Award to be Presented to CNN's Soledad O'Brien; NBC News and its Local TV Stations Honored with the Best Practices Award WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced today the finalists for its 2010 Salute to Excellence Awards. The competition honors work from print, television, radio, online, and photojournalism. Winners will be announced Saturday, July 31, 2010 at a gala celebration during NABJ's...

2010-05-02 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC's Meet the Press, the longest-running television show in worldwide broadcasting history, launched a new set designed by Clickspring Design on Sunday, May 2. Host David Gregory interviewed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the debut. Mr. Gregory assumed the role of host in December 2008. The weekly program has featured headline-making interviews with national and world leaders for 60 years, posing the tough questions on politics, economics, foreign...

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...


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