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Veteran Content Creator Helen Swenson Becomes AccuWeather's Chief Content Officer

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Friday, June 24, 2022 - 3:05pm

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., June 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather, the most accurate and most used source of global weather forecasts and warnings, today announced the addition of veteran content creator Helen Swenson to its dynamic leadership team as Chief Content Officer effective June 13, 2022. Swenson comes to AccuWeather from her previous role as Vice President of Content at NY1 Spectrum News.

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  • Swenson brings more than two decades of experience in content development, strategic programming and production to AccuWeather's award-winning weather platforms.
  • STATE COLLEGE, Pa., June 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather, the most accurate and most used source of global weather forecasts and warnings, today announced the addition of veteran content creator Helen Swenson to its dynamic leadership team as Chief Content Officer effective June 13, 2022.
  • Swenson comes to AccuWeather from her previous role as Vice President of Content at NY1 Spectrum News.
  • Swenson's content, strategic programming and production career spans several decades of leading various content teams.

Nexstar to Expand Local News Operations Serving Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia and Maryland

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 5:00pm

Nexstar Media Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST), today announced that it will expand its local news operations serving Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia.

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  • Nexstar Media Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST), today announced that it will expand its local news operations serving Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia.
  • The central newsgathering operation will be supported by three newly established satellite news bureaus in Hagerstown and Frederick, Maryland, and Chantilly, Virginia.
  • The demand for local news, weather, and information in Maryland and Northern Virginia, and in the immediate Washington, D.C., area has never been greater.
  • Following the expansion, DC News Now will provide more than 67 hours of local news programming every week, covering more communities than any other local broadcaster serving Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.

HEXO Announces Refreshed Board of Directors; Reaches Agreement with Adam Arviv

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Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 2:25pm

HEXO to reduce size of board to seven members, with Arviv retaining right to nominate eighth member following the Company's upcoming shareholder meeting

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  • HEXO to reduce size of board to seven members, with Arviv retaining right to nominate eighth member following the Company's upcoming shareholder meeting
    GATINEAU, Quebec, Feb. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HEXO Corp. (TSX: HEXO; NASDAQ: HEXO) ("HEXO" or the Company") today announced that it has entered into a transition agreement (the Agreement) with Adam Arviv and his fund, Kaos Capital, to refresh the Companys board of directors (the Board), effective immediately.
  • The Company has also agreed to appoint an eighth director to the Board and reasonably acceptable to the Board after the Meeting.
  • I look forward to working with the refreshed board as we build the companys next chapter and deliver on the Path Forward.
  • Adam Arviv and his affiliates have agreed to support the refreshed board slate at the Meeting.

Michele Gors Promoted to General Manager of KEYC in Mankato

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 5:00pm

ATLANTA, Oct. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gray Television, Inc. (Gray) (NYSE: GTN) announced today that it has promoted Michele Gors to General Manager of KEYC News Now (CBS/Fox) in Mankato, Minnesota.

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  • ATLANTA, Oct. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gray Television, Inc. (Gray) (NYSE: GTN) announced today that it has promoted Michele Gors to General Manager of KEYC News Now (CBS/Fox) in Mankato, Minnesota.
  • Michele is an Emmy Award winning broadcast professional with more than three decades in the industry.
  • Michele has served as a News Manager and News Director in several markets including Memphis (WREG), Tampa (WTSP), Las Vegas (KTNV) and Wichita (KWCH), among others.
  • Michele begins her new role at KEYC on November 15, 2021.

Gray Promotes Ronna Corrente and Mikel Schaefer to Lead Its Louisville and New Orleans Television Stations

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Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 7:00pm

Ronna Corrente started her career in television at the Fox affiliate WDKY-TV in her home state of Kentucky in 1995.

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  • Ronna Corrente started her career in television at the Fox affiliate WDKY-TV in her home state of Kentucky in 1995.
  • Mikel Schaefer started his career in broadcast journalism while still in college in 1984 at the CBS affiliate in New Orleans.
  • Gray Television, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is the largest owner of top-rated local television stations and digital assets in the United States.
  • Upon its anticipated acquisition of the television stations of Meredith Corporation, Gray will become the nations second largest television broadcaster, with television stations serving 113 markets that reach approximately 36 percent of US television households.