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2013-04-09 08:27:10

New alliance aims to deliver live and on-demand programming of more than 5,000 hours of sporting events plus Sochi 2014 Olympic Games for NBC Sports' digital platforms. LAS VEGAS, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the National Association of Broadcasters Show, Microsoft Corp. and NBC Sports Group announced they are partnering to use Windows Azure Media Services across NBC Sports' digital platforms, including NBCSports.com, NBCOlympics.com and GolfChannel.com. (Logo:...

2013-04-08 12:24:04

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive updates by email, drop us a note at profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

2013-04-04 08:25:49

NORTHVALE, N.J. and STAMFORD, Conn., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Deluxe MediaRecall announced today it has been engaged by NBC Sports Group - in what may very well be the largest digital migration project of its kind - to digitize, catalog and store the group's entire film and video library, representing up to 400,000 hours of the most important sports-media content. Deluxe MediaRecall is a division of Deluxe Media Services, the industry's leading provider of media and entertainment content...

2013-04-02 12:30:23

NBC-TV's Erica Hill to MC Event NEW YORK , April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Peter C. Alderman Foundation (PCAF), a non-profit organization whose mission is to heal the emotional wounds of victims of terrorism and violence in post-conflict countries around the globe, has announced Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy will receive PCAF's Annual Humanitarian Award and NBC-TV's Erica Hill will be Mistress of Ceremonies at the Foundation's 10(th) Anniversary Celebration Tuesday, April...

2013-04-01 12:24:03

MCLEAN, Va., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY launches the 2013 Save Our Shows survey today that invites viewers and fans to vote on which scripted sitcoms and dramas with uncertain fates deserve new seasons. Voting begins today at saveourshows.usatoday.com, with results to be reported at the end of the month. USA TODAY television reporter Gary Levin created the exclusive Save Our Shows survey in 1998, with paper ballots mailed in by thousands of ardent fans. Last year, more than...

2013-03-28 12:28:18

Tweet It: Star @realmikefox talks Parkinson's, TV & more in the latest issue of @AARPMag. Read the story here http://bit.ly/10l05MT WASHINGTON, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-one years after his initial diagnosis, actor and philanthropist Michael J. Fox opens up in the April/May issue of AARP The Magazine about his battle with Parkinson's disease and the support system that gets him through it all. This fall, the Golden Globe Award(® )winner returns to the small...

Meteor Lights Up Eastern US Skies Friday Night
2013-03-23 06:19:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Hundreds of people, from both the Eastern US and Canada, have reported witnessing a flashing light that streaked across the skies early Friday night, with many of them sharing their experiences — and their photos and videos of the event — online through social media. According to Associated Press (AP) and NBC News reports, at least 300 to 350 people reported witnessing the object at or around 8:00pm Eastern time....

2013-03-20 12:26:27

DETROIT, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) will engage Friday with NBC News correspondents, the region's top thought leaders and education and community stakeholders in discussions around improving educational opportunities and outcomes for children at NBC News' Education Nation - Detroit. The Detroit Summit is part of Education Nation's national road tour, and will begin on Friday, March 22, at 9 a.m. at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African...

2013-03-19 12:25:48

DALLAS and Fort Worth, Texas, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC 5 sports director and NBC 5 News at 6 and 10 p.m. sports anchor Newy Scruggs will host "Voices of the Game with Newy Scruggs," premiering nationally Monday, April 1(st), on NBC Sports Radio. "Voices of the Game with Newy Scruggs" will air 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. CT, Monday-Friday, from a Dial Global DFW-based studio. NBC Sports Radio, which will launch its full 24/7 talk programming lineup on April 1, 2013, can currently...

2013-03-05 08:36:51

RICHMOND, Va., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG), a local broadcast television and digital media company, is participating today in the Deutsche Bank 2013 dbAccess Media, Internet & Telecom Conference. George Mahoney, president and chief executive officer, and Jim Woodward, vice president-finance and chief financial officer, will present from 4:05-4:40 p.m. EST in a Q&A discussion with Deutsche Bank equity analyst Matthew Chesler and will meet with...