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2014-08-26 16:21:09

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's largest wartime veterans service organization honored Lt. Col. Oliver L. North, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret), with its highest public relations award during its 96(th) national convention here today. Host of Fox News' "War Stories" and author of several books about military men and women at war, North was presented the National Commander's Public Relations Award for "raising public awareness about the honorable...

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...

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...

2010-08-12 15:54:00

VERMILLION, S.D., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nationally distinguished media executives Cathie Black, chairman of Hearst Magazines, and Frank Vega, chairman and publisher of the San Francisco Chronicle, will be honored as recipients of the Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media, 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 30, at The University of South Dakota. Black and Vega will be the 23rd and 24th individuals honored by the university and the Freedom Forum since the Al Neuharth Award...

2010-06-14 15:35:00

HAMDEN, Conn., June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Quinnipiac University presented its 17th annual Fred Friendly First Amendment Award to Gwen Ifill, moderator and managing editor of PBS' "Washington Week," on June 14 during a luncheon ceremony at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100614/DC20687 ) The award, presented in honor of Friendly, the former CBS News president who died in 1998, acknowledges one of the most basic constitutional...

2010-03-01 07:31:00

WASHINGTON, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's only festival dedicated to honoring military films will be the recipient of The American Legion National Commander's Public Relations Award during a luncheon at the Renaissance Hotel Wednesday. In a letter to GI Film Festival President Brandon Millett, National Commander Clarence E. Hill wrote, "The GI Film Festival was selected to receive this honor because of its support of one of The American Legion's corporate goals:...

2009-11-11 14:08:00

Opening Nov. 20, Exhibit Recreates NBC Newsman's Washington Office WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Step into the office of Tim Russert, one of the country's most respected journalists, in a new exhibit offering a unique window into the world of the moderator of NBC's "Meet the Press." (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080919/NEWSEUMLOGO) Inside Tim Russert's Office: If It's Sunday, It's "Meet the Press," which opens Nov. 20, 2009, recreates Russert's NBC...

2009-07-08 12:54:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Gollust has been appointed executive vice president, Corporate Communications, for NBC Universal. The announcement was made today by Jeff Zucker, president and chief executive officer of NBC Universal, to whom she will report. The appointment is effective July 13. Gollust succeeds Cory Shields, who was recently named Executive Vice President, Global Policy Strategies and Alliances for NBC Universal. Gollust will be responsible for communications...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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