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2013-01-07 20:21:20

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The USA TODAY app allows media-hungry users to satiate their appetite for news, sports and more on their phone or tablet With Ford SYNC(®) AppLink((TM)) integration, drivers now just have to tell their car, "Play news story" or "Listen to sports stories" to get the latest news on the go News junkies can get their fix in the car with voice activation now available via Ford SYNC(®) AppLink((TM)) integration. With simple...

2012-10-11 15:22:45

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Safran has been named senior vice president of sales for USA TODAY, Mary Murcko, Gannett's president of National Sales, announced today. He is responsible for the overall leadership of USA TODAY's national advertising sales strategy. Safran will join USA TODAY on October 22. "We are delighted to have Michael join the USA TODAY team," said Murcko. "He is a proven executive with a respected background in cultivating key advertising...

2012-08-01 10:25:27

New Feature Starts Today Online MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USA TODAY has launched the USA TODAY/Twitter Election Meter at twitterelectionmeter.usatoday.com. The Meter tracks the Twitter Political Index, a daily measure of sentiment expressed by Twitter users about President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney. The USA TODAY/Twitter Election Meter is a graphic representation of the Twitter Political Index, a daily number produced by Twitter in...

2012-07-10 02:26:32

MCLEAN, Va., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY, a multi-platform news and information media company, announced today that David Callaway has been named editor-in-chief of USA TODAY. Callaway will assume his new position effective later this month. Callaway is currently the editor-in-chief of MarketWatch, a financial news website owned by Dow Jones. In his new role, Callaway will further the digital transformation of the USA TODAY newsroom. He will oversee the overall content strategy of...

2011-12-14 08:00:00

MCLEAN, Va.,, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY Charitable Foundation has joined forces with ConAgra Foods® (NYSE: CAG) to develop and launch a free, innovative project-based learning activity to fight child hunger in the United States. The project is open to all U.S. students in grades 7-12, in both formal and informal settings. Through Child Hunger Ends Here® learning activities, students and youth organizations and clubs learn...

2011-11-28 10:51:00

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Maureen Consavage has been named vice president of advertising/New York for USA TODAY. Consavage will oversee the New York sales office and report to Lee Jones, senior vice president of advertising. "Maureen is an outstanding leader and an accomplished sales executive known for her ability to work in partnership with clients to develop compelling solutions that help drive their business. Throughout her career here, she has proven to be a...

2011-09-30 12:58:00

For first time ever for Ad Meter, consumers everywhere will be able to view, rate and share ads MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY and Facebook announced today they will join forces in 2012 to launch the 24th annual Super Bowl Ad Meter. For the first time ever, consumers everywhere will have a voice in deciding the winner of the Ad Meter and will be able to see how people ranked the ads and share their favorites with friends. The traditional Ad Meter panel of viewers...

2011-07-05 06:30:00

MCLEAN, Va., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY, a multi-platform news and information company, announced today that USA TODAY is now available on the new HP TouchPad. The USA TODAY app features a custom look and design specifically for the HP TouchPad with the signature content readers have come to trust from USA TODAY, providing them with eye catching photos and graphics while delivering the latest award-winning USA TODAY news in a convenient interactive package. The USA TODAY for HP...

2011-06-20 09:15:00

MCLEAN, Va., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandra Cordova Micek has been named senior vice president of marketing for USA TODAY where she will oversee marketing, brand development, communications and research. Micek will serve as a member of the USA TODAY senior management team. "Sandra is a proven marketing executive with a broad range of experience across media. I'm thrilled to have her join USA TODAY. Her expertise across platforms and her extensive marketing experience -- from...

2011-05-16 11:30:00

MCLEAN, Va., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY, a multi-platform news and information company, announced today that the USA TODAY App for Windows Phone is now available. The USA TODAY App for Windows Phone features a custom look and design specifically for the Windows Phone with the signature content readers have come to trust from USA TODAY providing them with eye catching photos and graphics while delivering the latest award-winning USA TODAY news in a convenient interactive...