Sunoco Debuts "Essence Of Racing" Campaign Executive Transactions Isiah Thomas Expected Backlash Over Hiring FanDuel Brings On Most Of Zynga Sports Team Georgia Approves Increased Athletic Budget Kentucky Adding Ribbon Boards At Rupp IndyCar Ponders How To Attract Fans Long Term Jeff Gordon Hired As Full-Time Analyst For Fox Danica's Sponsorship Status To Be Telling For NASCAR Classified Advertisements
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THE DAILY is looking for a bright, media savvy star to manage our national news-gathering network when we move to South Norwalk, CT. Your responsibilities will include initiating and maintaining relationships with reporters, public relations agencies, and Fortune 500 companies, and assisting in the writing and editing of each day's edition of THE DAILY. You should have 1-2 years public relations or newspaper experience; a great telephone presence; a basic understanding of computers and the Internet; and a willingness to work long hours for a young, growing company. WHAT TO DO: Call yourself Network Coordinator, call yourself Media Relations Manager, but -- if you're interested -- call us. Please fax a cover letter and resume to Abraham Madkour at (703) 518-8707.
NewSport promoted DOUGLAS PRUSAK to Senior Producer and MARC MONDRY to Producer for NewSport Talk (NewSport)....The MLB Rangers appointed CHARLIE SERAPHIN as the club's VP/Marketing. Seraphin was with Dallas media communications company, Players Communication Network (Rangers).
SHAQUILLE O'NEAL's third rap project, "You Can't Stop the Reign," will be released November 19, on his new label, The World is Mine (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 11/5)....DARRYL STRAWBERRY is reportedly set to appear in ads for Ritz Camera Stores in New York City. The ads apparently "play off his checkered past" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 11/5)....Speedway Motorsports Chair BRUTON SMITH was profiled in USA TODAY. Smith "has become perhaps the most powerful man in motor sports, ruling an empire that has at the same time fed and fed off NASCAR'S rising popularity" (USA TODAY, 11/5).... NBC's "Real Life" looked at the "sexy stars" of MLS. When asked what the "formula" was for "creating a sexy soccer league," MLS Commissioner DOUG LOGAN said, "First of all, we went out and purposely hired the best looking guys we could in the whole wide world, and put them in short pants and let them go after one another running up and down the field, getting sweaty" ("Real Life," NBC, 11/4).