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2011-10-04 14:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- America's favorite morning show turns 60 on January 14, and to pay tribute, Running Press is publishing From Yesterday to TODAY: Six Decades of America's Favorite Morning Show (On sale November 15, 2011, Hardcover), written by Stephen Battaglio, business editor for TV Guide Magazine. Covering six decades of broadcast history from Dave Garroway and Jack Lescoulie to Matt Lauer, Ann Curry, Al Roker and Natalie Morales, the book tells the story of...

2011-09-21 14:53:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlantic, in partnership with the Aspen Institute and the Newseum, will present the third annual Washington Ideas Forum on October 5 and 6, 2011, in the nation's capital. Through a series of headline interviews, a cross-section of leaders from government, business, education, and the media will engage in a high-level, 360-degree analysis of the year that has passed and the year that lies ahead. Confirmed newsmakers joining in the...

2011-09-15 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC Bay Area today announced the launch of a new weekday newscast, "NBC Bay Area News at 11AM," debuting Monday, September 19. Broadcast veteran Jon Kelley, host of Today in the Bay, will anchor the new newscast with NBC Bay Area's Marla Tellez. The program will air following NBC's Today Show. Jon Kelley has spent more than 15 years in television journalism, covering news, sports and entertainment in a variety of roles. He's won...

2011-09-14 16:50:00

Award-Winning News Veteran Signs On to Anchor and Report for NJTV's Statewide Nightly News Program NEW YORK and TRENTON, N.J., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Media NJ announced the appointment of Emmy award-winning newsman Mike Schneider to Anchor and Managing Editor of NJ Today, the statewide nightly news and public affairs program on NJTV. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110914/DC68834) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110901/DC61559LOGO)...

2011-09-05 10:00:00

Award-winning Producer Joins NJTV's Nightly News and Public Affairs Program NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Accomplished television news producer and New Jersey resident, Bob Males, has signed on to executive produce NJ Today, the nightly news program on NJTV. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110901/DC61559LOGO) NJ Today will replace the current NJ Today Summer Edition, which began broadcasting in July. NJ Today will cover news across New Jersey with a...

2011-09-01 16:08:00

Jennifer Garner To Participate On Monday's Panel Focused On Early Childhood Learning Teachers Nationwide Are Invited To Pre-register For EducationNation.com's "Teacher's Lounge" NEW YORK, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NBC News today announced its first list of confirmed panel topics for the "Education Nation" Summit that begins September 25th at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City. This year's lineup of education panels will include sessions on teaching and testing, the brain...

2011-08-30 10:28:00

DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC 5 is launching NBC 5 News at 11 a.m., a new half-hour newscast that will air weekdays starting September 5, 2011. NBC 5 News at 11 a.m. will inform viewers across North Texas and offer timely and accurate weather forecasts provided by NBC 5's team of professional meteorologists. "We see this as an opportunity to provide North Texans with more live, local news in a time period not served by another news organization," said...

2011-07-20 16:30:00

NEW YORK, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 32nd Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Award nominations were announced July 18 by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and Clickspring Design was among the nominees. This nomination, in the category for Outstanding Lighting Design and Scenic Design, was for Clickspring's work on NBC's "Meet the Press with David Gregory." The weekly program, highest-rated of the American Sunday morning televised talk shows, has...

2011-07-11 08:34:00

NEW YORK, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC News and Interactive One announced a partnership this week that will form the premier African-American digital news alliance with the widest audience reach in the industry. This unprecedented partnership leverages complementary assets from NBC News' TheGrio.com and Interactive One's NewsOne.com to create an expanded platform for African-American journalism. Based on comScore measurement, the combined net audience of NewsOne and TheGrio was 2.1...

2011-07-08 10:03:00

NEW YORK, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBR Worldwide Inc., the producer of PBS' award-winning Nightly Business Report, today announced that as part of its ongoing efforts to streamline operations and maximize resources, Tom Hudson has been appointed to the newly-combined position of Managing Editor and co-anchor of the nation's most-watched daily business news program. Mr. Hudson has co-anchored Nightly Business Report since 2009. Since joining the program, Mr. Hudson has reported on...