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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...

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...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.