ADVISORY, Oct. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
WNET, America’s flagship PBS station and parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in honor of American Graduate Day.
In honor of the occasion, Kimberly Harris, Chief Executive Officer of America Needs You, Kellie Specter, Chief Marketing and Engagement Officer of WNET, and Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi, Host of American Graduate Day will ring the Closing Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, October 13, 2017 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
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Nasdaq MarketSite Media Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
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DL 3811 Vertical
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WNET is America’s flagship PBS station and parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21. WNET also operates NJTV, the statewide public media network in New Jersey. Through its broadcast channels, three cable services (THIRTEEN PBSKids, Create and World) and online streaming sites, WNET brings quality arts, education and public affairs programming to more than five million viewers each week. WNET produces and presents such acclaimed PBS series as Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, PBS NewsHour Weekend, Charlie Rose and a range of documentaries, children’s programs, and local news and cultural offerings. WNET’s groundbreaking series for children and young adults include Get the Math, Oh Noah! and Cyberchase as well as Mission US, the award-winning interactive history game. WNET highlights the tri-state’s unique culture and diverse communities through NYC-ARTS, Reel 13, NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams and MetroFocus, the daily multi-platform news magazine focusing on the New York region. In addition, WNET produces online-only programming including the award-winning series about gender, First Person, and an intergenerational look at tech and pop culture, The Chatterbox with Kevin and Grandma Lill. In 2015, THIRTEEN launched Passport, an online streaming service which allows members to see new and archival THIRTEEN and PBS programming anytime, anywhere: www.thirteen.org/passport.
About America Needs You
ANY is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that fights for the economic mobility of ambitious, first-generation college students by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development. The organization was founded in 2009 by Robert Reffkin, Co-founder and CEO of Compass. On average, 96% of ANY students graduate from college and 91% of graduates secure employment or enroll in graduate school. ANY was founded in 2009 and has served nearly 1,200 students. The nonprofit operates in New York, New Jersey, Illinois and California and launched its first school-based program this year.
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