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2010-09-17 15:50:00

Will discuss Education Nation a national education summit being convened by NBC in New York City, Sept. 26-28 involving Sec. of Education Duncan, governors, mayors, teachers, school administrators, CEO's and leading education advocates from across the nation WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The state of education in America is facing a number of complex challenges. Many students are falling behind, dropping out and leaving school unprepared for today's jobs in alarming...

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2010-09-08 13:55:00

Ten-part video series gives students new way to understand action on the field In America, the autumn season means two things -- back to school and back to football. To celebrate both events, NBC News' educational arm, NBC Learn, is teaming up with the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Football League (NFL) to release the "Science of NFL Football"- an informative 10-part video series that explores the science behind America's most beloved sport. Narrated by NBC News' Lester...

2010-08-18 18:26:00

NEW YORK and MIAMI, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- NBR Worldwide, Inc. has acquired "Nightly Business Report" - America's most-watched daily business news program announced today by Mykalai Kontilai, Chairman and CEO of NBR Worldwide, Inc. This historic occasion marks the first time that a premier nightly news broadcast produced specifically for PBS and owned by one of its affiliates has been acquired by a private entity. Nightly Business Report, which is anchored by Susie Gharib and Tom...

2010-08-04 03:00:00

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 2010 Dominican University of California President Joseph R. Fink today announced that veteran NBC News journalist and author Tom Brokaw will serve as the moderator for the California Governor's debate between Republican candidate Meg Whitman and Democratic candidate Jerry Brown on Tuesday, October 12. The debate will take place at Angelico Hall on the Dominican campus. The debate will air live at 6:30 p.m. on the California NBC Local...

2010-07-20 12:20:00

Dr. Oz, CNN's Soledad O'Brien, Director Spike Lee, U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, RNC Chair Michael Steele, Actor Boris Kodjoe, Gospel Legend CeCe Winans and Google Executive David Drummond among Convention Headliners WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) will hold its 35th Annual Convention and Career Fair July 28-Aug. 1 in San Diego, Calif. In traditional NABJ fashion, this year's convention brings some of the...

2010-06-15 10:02:00

NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Definition 6, an integrated interactive agency, today announced its appointment of Frank Radice as expert-in-residence in its New York office. A highly-respected marketing innovator, Radice joined Definition 6 from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), where he was President and Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to NATAS, Radice served as Executive Vice President of Advertising and Promotion at NBC Universal's "NBC Agency", where...

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...