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2011-04-20 15:03:27

"Changing Planet" town hall broadcast brings together scientists, thought leaders and students to discuss impact of climate science and possible solutions In celebration of Earth Day, The Weather Channel will air a previously recorded special town hall event moderated by NBC News Special Correspondent Tom Brokaw on Friday at 9 p.m. ET. Titled, "Changing Planet," the town hall was hosted at Yale University as part of a partnership between NBC Learn, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and...

2011-04-01 12:08:00

CLEVELAND, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstMerit Corporation (Nasdaq: FMER) is taking its brand to new levels and new markets with a new advertising agency. Following an agency review, the growing Midwest regional bank, with 207 branches in Akron, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Toledo, and western PA determined Brokaw Inc. had the digital and creative expertise to position FirstMerit as a Midwest superregional bank. Brokaw will provide brand strategy, digital, creative, PR, and media...

2011-03-01 09:43:00

Los Lobos, Named WFUV's "Artist of the Year," to Perform at Fundraiser NEW YORK, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An iconic trio of music, news and sports broadcasting legends will be honored on Monday, May 2, at WFUV Radio's Annual Spring Gala 2011. The distinctive and eclectic Grammy Award-winning band Los Lobos will be feted as WFUV's "Artist of the Year" and receive the WFUV Sound & Vision Award; Tom Brokaw, NBC News's venerable Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist,...

2010-11-16 12:31:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Adding to an already impressive list of former executive level journalists on their team, Ruder Finn today announced that Maryam Ayromlou has joined the agency's New York office as Senior Vice President. Ayromlou comes to Ruder Finn from CBS News/The Early Show, where she was the supervising producer, overseeing the planning of all interview-driven segments and garnering herself an Emmy nomination. Utilizing her broadcast journalism experience of...

2010-08-04 03:00:00

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 2010 Dominican University of California President Joseph R. Fink today announced that veteran NBC News journalist and author Tom Brokaw will serve as the moderator for the California Governor's debate between Republican candidate Meg Whitman and Democratic candidate Jerry Brown on Tuesday, October 12. The debate will take place at Angelico Hall on the Dominican campus. The debate will air live at 6:30 p.m. on the California NBC Local...

2010-07-14 08:13:00

TEMECULA, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Outdoor Channel (Nasdaq: OUTD), America's leader in Outdoor TV, today announced two new fishing shows. "Buccaneers and Bones" and "Fishing University" will come to Outdoor Channel in 2011. The two established shows, which include celebrated entertainers and lauded hosts, will provide every angler -- aficionado and newcomer alike -- a chance to dive into the exciting world of fishing. Outdoor Channel's new slate of fishing shows will...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'