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2011-08-10 13:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In what stands as the first in a number of new appointments at Motown Records, Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, has promoted Ethiopia Habtemariam to Senior Vice President of the storied label. Moreover, Motown will now make use of Island Def Jam's award-winning suite of sales, marketing and distribution services. Both announcements were made today by Barry Weiss, Chairman & CEO of Universal Republic and Island Def...

2011-08-05 16:35:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Nelson, Inc., the world's largest Christian publisher, announced this week that Carol Nygren will assume the role of Executive Vice President and Managing Director of the Thomas Nelson Live Events business in Plano, Texas. Nygren will assume the top executive role within Live Events, overseeing the entire business division for the Company. Under Nygren's leadership, the Live Events division, which includes the Women of Faith and...

2011-08-03 16:51:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Thomas Nelson Publishers, the world's largest Christian and inspirational publisher, welcomed Casey Francis as its Director of Corporate Communications. Within this role, Francis will oversee all corporate communications, working to enhance and maintain the public image of the Thomas Nelson brand. She will develop public relations and communication strategies to emphasize the Company's overall mission, to inspire the world. "I...

2011-06-28 09:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 21st, Sensei's President, Sharon D. Nelson, Esq., filed her petition with the Virginia State Bar seeking to become the President-Elect of the Bar in June 2012, which would then make her the Bar President in the 2013-2014 year. Thus far, Ms. Nelson is unopposed and has the support of current VSB officers and most of the members of the governing Council. If she remains unopposed, she will automatically become the President-Elect designate...

2011-06-16 08:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Nelson, Inc. announced today that they will be opening Thomas Nelson Mexico, a wholly owned business entity based in Mexico City, on August 1, 2011, making them the first major Christian publisher to market, distribute and sell locally. Thomas Nelson Mexico will employ a local, proactive sales team focused on selling to distributors, bookstores and ministries and supporting them with marketing and other services. Grupo Nelson Vice...

2011-05-23 08:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Nelson, Inc. announced today that LeeEric Fesko is joining the Nelson team as the Lucado Trade Marketing Director. In this role, Fesko will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of marketing, promotion, and publicity for all Max Lucado trade titles. With over 10 years of sales, marketing, and web development experience with some of the most popular Christian brands, Fesko began his career at Word Entertainment in 1999. For the last...

2011-04-11 17:43:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Nelson, Inc. announced today that Mark Schoenwald, its current President and Chief Operating Officer, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer. He assumes the Chief Executive Officer position from Michael Hyatt, who is stepping out of active management of the company but will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board. Hyatt stated, "Thomas Nelson just finished a successful year with several books on the bestseller...

2011-03-22 09:09:00

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) is honored to announce the exclusive release of the Rolling Stones' classic "Wild Horses," performed and produced by the legendary Willie Nelson and his family members. Willie & The Nelson Family are donating the proceeds from the sale of the song to AWI's campaigns on behalf of wild and domestic horses. Willie and the entire Nelson family are long-time supporters of AWI and its efforts to end...

2010-12-06 00:00:04

Defense Counsel Terry Lenamon Details How South Florida Man Escapes Death Penalty for Stabbing Death of Wife after First-Time Admission of QEEG Brain Mapping Evidence Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 5, 2010 Grady Nelson, 53, will not face the death penalty for stabbing his wife 61 times and stabbing her two young children whom he had previously sexually assaulted, a Miami jury decided yesterday. After only one hour's deliberation in a trial where QEEG brain mapping evidence was admitted, the...

2010-09-10 10:34:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A powerful image of the face of a 2,500-year-old Egyptian mummy at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art has been created by special agents/forensic artists from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), as unveiled today at the Museum. In an unusual collaboration, ATF agents worked with a Kansas City cardiologist and a Nelson-Atkins curator to scientifically analyze the physical characteristics of the mummy,...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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