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2013-02-26 12:25:17

Newly Created Role Will Further Propel Company NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of announcing 24% advertising growth in 2012, Everyday Health, Inc., the leading health and wellness media company, today announced the promotion of Paul Slavin from Senior Vice President and General Manager to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130226/NY66662) (Logo:...

2012-05-31 14:22:06

TORONTO, May 31, 2012 /CNW/ - Hosts from Canada's three major networks are among those attending The Canadian Journalism Foundation's 15(th) Annual Awards Gala next week on June 7 at The Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto. Former Gala hosts Lisa LaFlamme and Peter Mansbridge will be among the media guests, while Dawna Friesen has joined the lineup of award presenters. Other major journalism figures attending include John Stackhouse, editor-in-chief of The Globe and Mail; Michael...

2012-05-30 06:23:06

NEW YORK, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- John Berman, who served as a correspondent for ABC News and regular contributor to Good Morning America, joins CNN as an anchor of the morning program Early Start and will contribute reports to various CNN programs including The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, it was announced by Ken Jautz, executive vice president of CNN. CNN's Early Start, which premiered on January 2, 2012 with hosts Ashleigh Banfield and Zoraida Sambolin, airs weekdays at 5 a.m....

2012-04-04 02:28:41

TORONTO, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation is proud to announce the shortlist for its annual Excellence in Journalism Award, large-media category. Since 1996, the CJF has celebrated news organizations that embrace ideals of journalistic excellence - accuracy, independence, accountability, courage and originality - with its annual Excellence in Journalism Award. The five finalists in the large-media category are: The Canadian Press The Current - CBC...

2012-03-29 06:24:48

TORONTO, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Former ABC Nightline anchor Ted Koppel will present this year's Canadian Journalism Foundation Honorary Tribute posthumously to Peter Jennings, Canadian-born anchor and senior editor of ABC's World News Tonight, at the 15(th) Annual Awards Gala on June 7 at The Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. The CJF Honorary Tribute recognizes a Canadian media luminary who has made an impact on the international stage. Past honourees include Robert MacNeil, news...

2011-09-12 13:10:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyday Health, Inc., a leading digital publisher of health information, announced today that the distinguished news executive Paul Slavin will join the company today as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global News and Everyday Health Studios. This is a new position at Everyday Health, Inc. and reflects the company's expanding operations in video and health newsgathering and reporting. (Logo:...

2011-06-08 13:44:00

ALBANY, N.Y., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York State Broadcasters Association (NYSBA) today announced that NBC News Anchor and Managing Editor Brian Williams will receive the 2011 Broadcaster of the Year award. Williams will accept the honor on June 27th during the Tony Malara Awards Dinner, which will serve as the opening event of the NYSBA's two-day Executive Conference held at the picturesque Sagamore Resort Hotel on Lake George. "Brian Williams isn't just a face and voice...

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2009-09-02 15:05:00

Diane Sawyer is to take over retiring anchor Charles Gibson's post on the ABC Evening News in January, the New York Daily News reported Wednesday. It has not been an easy decision to make, Gibson, 66, told staffers in an e-mail. This has been my professional home for almost 35 years. And I love this news department, and all who work in it, to the depths of my soul. ABC News confirmed Wednesday that Gibson would retire at the end of the year and Sawyer would replace him. Gibson became the...

2008-10-01 21:00:15

By David Bauder NEW YORK - After two years of stories about bad ratings and an uncertain future, Katie Couric is back to making news the old- fashioned way - with her work. The "CBS Evening News" anchor is on an impressive run of interviews, including a "vice presidential questions" segment in which she will ask Sarah Palin and Joe Biden about abortion and the separation between church and state on the show today and Thursday. This comes after getting John McCain to come by her studio...

2008-08-25 09:01:05

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ABC News and USA TODAY will launch an unprecedented news project on Monday, September 15, to report from every state in the nation during the 50 days leading up to the presidential election. ABC News' anchors and correspondents and USA TODAY's reporters and photographers will report on one state each day in the run-up to the historic vote on November 4. The stories will focus on issues facing voters in their respective states. Every ABC News...