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2014-06-18 23:02:24

Mr. Electric looks at how electricity and lights changed sports forever. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The baseball season has started, NASCAR has revved up for the summer and football is right around the corner. All these sports, at one time, could only be enjoyed during the day. Mr. Electric, a company committed to powering tomorrow, looked at how electricity and lights changed sports forever. Football On the night of September 28, 1892, the game of football was changed forever...

2014-06-17 12:26:52

DEAL DRIVES BOTH NETS TO 45% OF U.S. ATLANTA, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raycom Media (http://www.raycommedia.com), one of the nation's largest broadcasters, will carry the country's first-ever female-centric and male-centric over-the-air broadcast television networks - Escape (For Women) and Grit (For Men) - in multiple markets as part of a new distribution agreement with Katz Broadcasting announced today by Jeffrey Wolf, Chief Distribution Officer for Escape and Grit....

2014-06-17 12:25:14

Award Presentation June 23 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gwen Ifill will receive the 2013 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Journalism on June 23 at the Newseum's Knight Conference Center. The longtime print and television journalist is co-anchor of the PBS NewsHour and moderator of "Washington Week." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140617/118901 The award will be presented at 11:30 a.m., during the 2014 Al Neuharth...

2014-06-16 12:27:41

For Twitter: @EWScrippsCo adds WMYD and @WKBW to its portfolio now totaling 21 stations. The $110MM deal with Granite closed today. CINCINNATI, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today closed its deal to acquire two television stations owned by Granite Broadcasting Corp. - Detroit MyNetworkTV affiliate WMYD and Buffalo, N.Y., ABC affiliate WKBW. The addition of WMYD to the Scripps portfolio creates a duopoly with the largest Scripps station, Detroit...

2014-06-16 12:26:27

GREENSBORO-HIGH POINT-WINSTON SALEM, N.C., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that Greg Conner has been named General Manager of WXLV-TV (ABC) and WMYV-TV (MY) in the Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem, North Carolina market. The announcement was made by Steve Marks, Co-Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair's television group. In making the announcement, Mr. Marks said, "Greg has proven himself to be a strong leader, manager and...

2014-06-16 12:23:55

Motorola Solutions' Intelligent Data Portal and AccuWeather Enterprise Services will help public safety agencies, first responders, and enterprises by providing breaking severe weather data STATE COLLEGE, Pa., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in digital weather information, is pleased to work with Motorola Solutions as the sole provider of real-time weather data through their Intelligent Data Portal to help increase situational awareness for first...

2014-06-16 08:25:15

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WADL Detroit hires David Bangura as President and General Manager of WADL Detroit, an 11(th) metered market station. "I look forward to having David run one of my media properties," says WADL Detroit CEO Kevin Adell. Previously David worked for 14 years at WMYD Channel 20. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140613/117935 WADL TV Detroit is an 11(th) metered market local broadcast station running first run syndicated product and...

2014-06-13 16:22:40

ATLANTA, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gray Television, Inc. ("Gray," "we," "us" or "our") (NYSE: GTN and GTN.A) today announced that it has retained MMTC Media and Telecom Brokers, the brokerage arm of the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council ("MMTC"), as the exclusive broker to identify and facilitate the transfer of six full-power television stations following the termination of those stations' services agreements with Gray. The television stations and markets are as follows:...

2014-06-13 16:22:26

ATLANTA, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gray Television, Inc. ("Gray," "we," "us" or "our") (NYSE: GTN and GTN.A) today announced that it completed a series of transactions (the "Hoak Acquisition") that resulted in Gray acquiring 12 television stations and programming of three additional television stations from Hoak Media, LLC ("Hoak") and Parker Broadcasting, Inc. ("Parker"). In addition, Gray completed the refinancing of its senior credit facility, which now consists of a seven-year $525...

2014-06-13 12:22:55

CHICAGO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company (the "Company"; OTC: TRBAA) and Tribune Publishing Company ("Tribune Publishing") today announced that, in connection with the Company's previously announced intention to separate Tribune Publishing from the Company, Tribune Publishing plans to raise $350 million of debt by entering into a Senior Secured Term Loan facility. Tribune Publishing is also arranging a $140 million asset-based revolving credit facility. Tribune Company...


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2013-09-19 13:20:50

Robert Kevin Rose, born February 21, 1977, is a former American Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Revision3, Digg, Pownce, and Milk. He also served as production assistant and co-host at TechTV's The Screen Savers. As of 2012, he is a venture partner at Google Ventures. Rose was born in Redding, California and lived in Oregon before his family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, where he spent most of his childhood. Rose attended Vo-Tech High School in Las Vegas in 1992. He then attended the...

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