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Posts Tagged ‘Daily Candy’

NBCU’s ‘Healthy Week’ is Happening

If you happen to be in NYC’s Times Square today, tomorrow, or Wednesday, you might stumble upon a maze of stairs. Remember when there were porn theaters in Times Square?

The stairs are part of the “Go Healthy Step-a-Thon,” which is part of NBCUniversal’s second annual Healthy Week. The Step-A-Thon is free, open to the public, and sponsored by Walgreens, which had its own Times Square health initiative launch not too long ago. Some of Bravo’s Real Housewives as well as Joy Bauer from NBC’s Today show, contestants from The Biggest Loser, and others will also participate.

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Presentation Writing: Design and Delivery

Presentation Writing: Design and DeliveryLearn how to use storytelling techniques and visual content to create and deliver successful pitches and presentations! Starting August 6, Amanda Pacitti, the manager of learning at Time Inc., will teach you the best practices for presentations, from using software like Prezi and Powerpoint, to writing your script, and using images, audio, and video to drive your points. Register now! 

Roll Call: CBS, NBC, Glover Park, Starbucks, and More

Sonya McNair

Jim Lanzone has been named president of CBS Interactive as part of CBS Corp.’s acquisition of Clicker.com, the company Lanzone co-founded. Lanzone, who was CEO of Clicker Media, will now oversee global CBS Interactive operations. Clicker.com will join a CBS roster of sites that includes CNET.com, TV.com, and Gamespot.com.

Also in CBS news, Sonya McNair has been named head of comms for CBS News. She will oversee media and talent relations, as well as day-to-day PR and internal comms for CBS News, CBS Radio News, CBSNews.com, and the CBS News Polling & Survey Unit.

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Revolving Door: ‘SELF,’ Daily Candy, ‘Country Living,’ and More

Here are this week’s media highlights from Mediabistro’s Revolving Door Newsletter:

Ashley Mateo has been named assistant entertainment editor at SELF. She had been editorial assistant there.

Mitchell Parker has been named editor at Austin Monthly Home. He had been senior editor at Houston (Modern Luxury).

Ashley Parrish has been named editorial director at Daily Candy. She had been content director at Hearst Digital Media.

Bob Dees has been named senior vice president, strategy at SpotXchange. He headed media strategy and execution at Proctor & Gamble.

Nina Myers McCammon has been named home & fashion market editor at Country Living. She had been a freelance writer and market editor.

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