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Hearts of Heroes, Celebrating First Responders, Launches Fourth Season July 2 on ABC Stations Nationwide

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 3:46pm

The program airs on ABC stations as part of "Weekend Adventure," an educational/informational programming block airing Saturday mornings in most local markets.

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  • The program airs on ABC stations as part of "Weekend Adventure," an educational/informational programming block airing Saturday mornings in most local markets.
  • The new season debuts July 2 heading intowhat NOAA predicts will be another active hurricane season nationwide across ABC owned and affiliated television stations, where the show consistently has drawn more than 800,000 total weekly viewers in its weekend timeslot.
  • Hearts of Heroesis co-produced by HMPG along with series sponsor BELFOR Property Restoration, the world's largest property restoration and disaster recovery services company.
  • Hearts of Heroesis hosted by Ginger Zee, chief meteorologist for "Good Morning America" and ABC News; BELFOR CEO Sheldon Yellen serves as the show's expert on safety, disaster recovery and other topics.

Major Broadcasters Launch NextGen TV on Six Local Television Stations in Shreveport, LA

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 8:45pm

The leading television stations serving the Shreveport television market today began broadcasting with NextGen TV, a revolutionary new digital broadcast technology.

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  • The leading television stations serving the Shreveport television market today began broadcasting with NextGen TV, a revolutionary new digital broadcast technology.
  • NextGen TV adds a new dimension to TV viewing, with vibrant video and new Voice+ dialogue enhancement that brings voices to the foreground.
  • Features available on NextGen TV will vary by device and station as broadcasters roll out service across the country.
  • Those stations will broadcast their own programming, as well as the programming of the other participating stations, in NextGen TV format.

American Century Championship Introduces its First-Ever NFT Charity Auction -- American Century Tees Up Fan Participation and Prizes with ACC Fantasy Golf and NFTs Benefitting Medical Research

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 5:11pm

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev., June 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A new and innovative NFT charity auction will take place during this year's prestigious American Century Championship sponsored by American Century Investments. Since 1999, American Century has been the title sponsor of the American Century Championship, the premier celebrity golf tournament that has raised more than $6 million for dozens of worthy causes and nonprofits.

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  • SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev., June 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A new and innovative NFT charity auction will take place during this year's prestigious American Century Championship sponsored by American Century Investments.
  • "We look forward to the American Century Championship, an amazing tournament with exciting celebrities in a beautiful setting each year.
  • "This year, we are excited not just to bring back the fan-favorite ACC Fantasy Golf, but to launch our first-ever NFT charity auction.
  • Anyone can participate in the American Century Championship NFT charity auction by making a bid or purchase at www.myACCnft.com .

Exclusive Resorts Selects Cloudinary to Deliver Luxe Visual Experience More Easily and Efficiently

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 2:02pm

Founded in 2002, Exclusive Resorts provides its 4,000 Members access to more than 400 private residences and experiences in 75 of the worlds most coveted destinations.

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  • Founded in 2002, Exclusive Resorts provides its 4,000 Members access to more than 400 private residences and experiences in 75 of the worlds most coveted destinations.
  • With Cloudinary, Exclusive Resorts now has access to a more intuitive and robust solution that integrates seamlessly within its tech stack to tell their story.
  • Enhancing our digital experiences is a key pillar for Exclusive Resorts in 2022, said Caitlin Austin, VP of Marketing at Exclusive Resorts.
  • Like any brand, Exclusive Resorts needs to create an online experience for its customers that reflects the quality of the product and services it delivers, said Russ Barr, Managing Director, DAM at Cloudinary.

The Roku Channel Comes Together with NBCUniversal Local to Bring Local News Programming to Streamers

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 2:00pm

The NBC stations deliver local news, weather, investigative and consumer reporting to audiences across multiple platforms.

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  • The NBC stations deliver local news, weather, investigative and consumer reporting to audiences across multiple platforms.
  • The Roku Channel is a leader in free, ad-supported linear TV (FAST).
  • The Roku Channels Live TV guide features more than 300 linear channels across news, sports, music, and entertainment to enjoy.
  • The Roku Channel was a top 5 channel on the Roku platform in the U.S. by active account reach and streaming hour engagement in Q1 2022.

Pax8 Now Offering Exclaimer’s Innovative Email Signature Cloud Portfolio

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 12:00pm

Through the agreement, Pax8 partners will have access to four solutions in the Exclaimer suite, including Signature Management Cloud, Signature Marketing Cloud, Signature Feedback Power Up, and Signature Appointments Power Up.

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  • Through the agreement, Pax8 partners will have access to four solutions in the Exclaimer suite, including Signature Management Cloud, Signature Marketing Cloud, Signature Feedback Power Up, and Signature Appointments Power Up.
  • "Email signatures enable more brand awareness, standardization, and scale across the business," said Ryan Walsh, Chief Operating Officer at Pax8.
  • Exclaimer is the global leader in developing email signature solutions, and we are excited to offer their award-winning solutions to partners globally."
  • Signature Marketing Cloud transforms email signatures into a new and measurable digital advertising channel that performs at a lower cost than alternative channels.

Kim Adams returns to Local 4 News

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 2:00am

DETROIT, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Local 4 News Meteorologist Kim Adams will rejoin WDIV as a meteorologist on all of our station's main content platforms -- Local 4 News on television, the station website clickondetroit.com, and the station's streaming channel Local 4+, it was announced today by WDIV Vice President and General Manager Bob Ellis. Adams will start these new roles beginning August 8. 

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  • Adams previously served as Meteorologist on Local 4 most recently in 2009, when she left the station to become a full-time mother of her five children.
  • "We're thrilled to have Kim returning to the Local 4 team," said News Director Kim Voet.
  • Teamed with Paul Gross, Andrew Humphrey, Brandon Roux, and Brett Collar, Adams will help sharpen the station's focus on covering local weather under the station's new weather brand, 4 Warn Weather.
  • With Kim back home at WDIV we're putting more "Local" in Local 4 and we'll have additional announcements coming about plans for more special events and coverage of local weather.

GAME1 HIRES BEN BITONTI AS CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER & HEAD OF UNSCRIPTED PROGRAMMING

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Monday, June 27, 2022 - 7:29pm

LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The cutting-edge sports content studio, game1 has hired Ben Bitonti as Chief Creative Officer and Head of Unscripted Programming. The prolific Hollywood producer and non-fiction storyteller will oversee development and packaging of the studio's unscripted projects. He will also support game1's expansive sales efforts to network and streaming distribution partners across all verticals of the company. 

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  • LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The cutting-edge sports content studio, game1 has hired Ben Bitonti as Chief Creative Officer and Head of Unscripted Programming.
  • "Adding a supremely talented executive like Ben to the game1 team will truly help transform our business," said Basil Iwanyk, Co-Founder & Chairman at game1.
  • Previously, Bitonti was EVP, Non-Fiction Television and Alternate Programming at 101 Studios, launching the media company's unscripted division and selling a variety of high-caliber projects.
  • In addition to development and production, Bitonti has extensive experience in distribution sales and third-party financing of unscripted projects.

DGAP-News: COMCAST NAMES RACHEL DRAKE VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES IN WASHINGTON STATE

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Monday, June 27, 2022 - 4:08pm

Comcast today announced Rachel Drake as the new Vice President of Human Resources in Washington.

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  • Comcast today announced Rachel Drake as the new Vice President of Human Resources in Washington.
  • Drake replaces Betsy Kippenhan, who was named division vice president of Comcast Talent and Acquisition earlier this year.
  • "On behalf of the Washington Region, I am thrilled to welcome Rachel to our team," said Rodrigo Lopez, regional senior vice president of Comcast Washington.
  • A human resources and labor relations executive with more than 20 years of experience, Drake most recently served as vice president of Human Resources for Seattle-based Weyerhaeuser.

Acura Sweeps Again With 1-2 Finish at Watkins Glen

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Monday, June 27, 2022 - 3:44pm

Tom Blomqvist and Oliver Jarvis completed the Acura 1-2 sweep with a second-place finish in their Meyer Shank Racing ARX-05.

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  • Tom Blomqvist and Oliver Jarvis completed the Acura 1-2 sweep with a second-place finish in their Meyer Shank Racing ARX-05.
  • Lee Niffenegger(Program Manager, Honda Performance Development) on today's 1-2 finish at the Sahlen's Six Hours of the Glen: "It is a fabulous 1-2 at Watkins Glen, and our first prototype win here with the Acura ARX-05.
  • We're so happy to have gone 1-2 in both the Rolex 24 to start the year and now here at Watkins Glen.
  • Acura's initial Watkins Glen success came in 1991, with Parker Johnstone taking the Comptech Acura Spice SE90P to the Lights class victory.