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SportsBusiness Daily Seeks Entry-Level Staff Writer

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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12/10/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

DEALS & DOLLARS: MEDIAWEEK''S Langdon Brockinton reports that Anheuser-Busch has agreed to be an associate sponsor and exclusive beer advertiser of "SportsCentury," ESPN''s upcoming 18-month series...

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Boston Celtics, CBS, ESPN, General Motors, NFL, Nike, PGA Tour, Reebok, Viacom, Visa, Walt Disney

12/10/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Phillies GM LEE THOMAS "was fired" yesterday, after "nearly" ten years in that position. ED WADE was named the club''s acting GM (PHIL. INQUIRER, 12/10)....LACHLAN MURDOCH has "won the blessing" of hi

Tags: General Motors, MLB, News Corp./Fox, PGA Tour, Philadelphia Phillies, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

12/10/97
DO ATHLETE ENDORSERS PROVE TOO TOUGH A BALANCING ACT?

After a four-year hiatus from TV advertising, MA-based New Balance will "rely" on non-celebrity endorsers "to push its footwear line" when its ad campaign breaks in March, according to Jim Kirk of the

Tags: Nike, Reebok

12/10/97
NOW & YEN: USA TODAY EXAMINES EXCHANGE RATE IMPACT ON GAMES

The exchange rate of the Japanese yen and its effect on the Nagano Winter Olympics are examined by USA TODAY''s Michael Hiestand. While the U.S. dollar now buys about 57% more yen than it did "just 32

Tags: CBS, Olympics, USOC, Viacom

12/10/97
TOTAL SPORTS SEEKS RISING NEW MEDIA AD SALES STAR

Ideal candidate loves sports, speaks the four majors fluently, and has 3-5 years of solid success selling both traditional and online media. Rapidly growing print and digital sports info company (chec

Tags: Classified Advertisements

12/09/97
ADVERTISERS LOOKING TO GET MOST OUT OF SUPER BOWL SPOTS

Volvo Trucks of N.A. and Mail Boxes Etc. have created contests tied to their lone ads during NBC''s Super Bowl XXXII telecast "in hopes of protecting their investment," according to the AP''s Skip Wol

Tags: NBC

12/09/97
MEDIA NOTES

AT&T is selling its stake in DirecTV for $161.8M "and is getting out of the business of marketing the home" satellite TV service, the company said. AT&T invested $137.5M for its 2.5% stake in ''96 (WA

Tags: ATT, Cablevision, DirecTV, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Vulcan Ventures, Washington Redskins

12/09/97
ABL EYES SECRET AGENT MEN; RIDING THE TRAIN WITH K.C. JONES

The ABL has learned that "some of its players are paying too much for representation -- as much as 10% of their contracts," according to USA TODAY''s Valerie Lister. By comparison, the "highest percen

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

12/09/97
PBA ROLLS OUT FIRST-EVER ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN

NY-based Partners & Shevack has been selected to handle the first-ever Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) advertising campaign. Billings were not disclosed. The agency will create an image campaig

Tags: CBS, ESPN, PBA, Viacom, Walt Disney

12/09/97
AS NOVEMBER TURNS TO DECEMBER, LOCAL NFL NUMBERS INCREASE

This past weekend''s NFL action saw Fox''s doubleheader coverage earn an overall 14.5/30 overnight rating and NBC earn an overall 14.6/30 overnight (THE DAILY). LOCAL NUMBERS: In DC, coverage of the R

Tags: ABC, Jacksonville Jaguars, NBC, New England Patriots, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins

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