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2013-05-10 23:04:55

Two suspects were apprehended and charged with burglary and grand theft in Lighthouse Point with the help of automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) technology from NDI Recognition Systems. Lighthouse Point, FL (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Technology from NDI Recognition Services helped Lighthouse Point Police nab two suspected burglars on Monday, May 6, reported by NBC Miami on May 7. The pair is charged with breaking into a home in Lighthouse Point and stealing $15,000 of jewelry and...

2013-04-22 23:01:46

Andrew Starr, a veteran of over 30 years in the broadcast industry, joins AdNation News. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 AdNation News announces the appointment of broadcast sales leader Andrew Starr to Corporate Sales Director. Having been a client of the Company, Andrew most recently was VP, NY & National Sales Manager for WLNY-TV, NY, NY for 17 years. Earlier on, he worked in station sales and management for WTKR-TV, Norfolk, VA, WTVJ, Miami FL, NBC Stations Div., NY, NY and...

2012-02-07 08:15:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Enterprise Business Report, the half-hour nationally syndicated television program that spotlights successful African American power players and business executives, will add five new NBC digital broadcast stations to the show's growing affiliate list beginning February 12, 2012. The new market clearances added via the NBC Nonstop Network include KNSD-DT in San Diego; KNTV-DT in San Francisco; KXAS-DT in Dallas-Fort Worth; WNBC-DT in New York; and...

2012-01-23 07:45:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedia Group today announced the appointment of former WPTV associate news producer Iviani Figueroa as Director of Public Relations. Figueroa was an associate news producer at the station for a year and a half and before that worked at WUFT-TV as an evening news anchor and multimedia journalist. "We're pleased to have someone as experienced in television news as Iviani join our firm," said TransMedia Group CEO Tom Madden, who...

2011-01-09 00:43:58

Boot camp fitness expert, Lt. Col. Bob Weinstein, ret. and his boot camp class will be filmed and interviewed on January 6, 2011 at the Harbor Beach Marriott on Fort Lauderdale Beach in South Florida from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm by Roxanne Vargas for her new show on the new 24/7 digital TV program, NBC Miami Nonstop. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) January 7, 2011 Boot camp fitness expert, Lt. Col. Bob Weinstein, ret. and his boot camp class will be filmed and interviewed on January 6, 2011 at the...

2010-01-07 10:31:00

- Premieres Sunday, January 17 on CNBC - WESTPORT, Conn., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- dLifeTV kicks off a 12th season Sunday, January 17, on CNBC, 7:00 PM ET, 4: 00 PM PT, with new co-hosts -- veteran correspondents Emily Senay, M.D., and Benno Schmidt, who also has type 1 diabetes. "Benno and Emily bring a fresh new energy and expertise to dLifeTV for 2010," said Howard Steinberg, dLife founder and CEO. "Our goal remains the same: to inform and inspire the 24 million Americans...

2009-06-22 13:33:26

An 83-year-old pilot who landed his damaged single-engine Hummelbird plane on a busy South Florida expressway said it was a perfect landing. Ralph Squeglia, 83, said he aimed for the Sawgrass Expressway near Miami after clipping the homemade plane's left wing on a light pole Sunday and guided the aircraft to the ground while carefully dodging cars, WTVJ-TV, Miami, reported Monday. It was a perfect landing, said Squeglia, who has been flying planes since 1944. However, he said there were some...

2008-07-16 09:00:52

By Joan Fleischman, The Miami Herald Jul. 16--Major happening on the South Florida television front: The Washington Post's Post-Newsweek Stations, which owns WPLG-ABC 10, is expected to announce the purchase of WTVJ-NBC 6 from corporate parent NBC, industry sources say. The two stations will operate as a duopoly. The deal, of course, is subject to FCC approval. Terms have not been disclosed. Previous reports said NBC 6 could fetch between $350 million and $400 million. NBC...

2008-07-15 18:00:29

By Joan Fleischman, The Miami Herald Jul. 15--Major happening on the South Florida television front: The Washington Post's Post-Newsweek Stations, which owns WPLG-ABC 10, is expected to announce the purchase of WTVJ-NBC 6 from corporate parent NBC, industry sources say. The two stations will operate as a duopoly. The deal, of course, is subject to FCC approval. Terms have not been disclosed. Previous reports said NBC 6 could fetch between $350 million and $400 million. NBC...

2005-10-24 21:23:55

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - At least two Miami TV stations were knocked off the air briefly by the stronger-than-expected Hurricane Wilma, as the storm crossed south Florida on Monday on its way back to the Atlantic Ocean. WFOR-TV, a CBS owned-and-operated station in Miami, was knocked off the air for several hours after the station lost electricity along with millions of residents in the region. It returned to the air at about 5:30 p.m. ET but only by using a...