Tag: television

McAuliffe announces new Virginia film industry workforce development program

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced a ground-breaking new initiative created to train Virginia workers for jobs in the state’s film industry.


The Washington football mascot skews reality about the first people

Until recently, I never really paid much attention to the Native American mascot issue. “It’s not my fight,” I thought.


randy forbes

Randy Forbes: Teachers always still going

At 3:30 p.m. when the dismissal bell rings, America’s teachers are still going.


richmond spiders

Richmond men’s basketball unveils 2014-15 schedule

The University of Richmond has released its 2014-15 men’s basketball schedule, head coach Chris Mooney announced Wednesday.


virginia

Virginia’s first lady speaks in support of conservation program

A cooperative effort between the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation and Virginia’s farm community is getting ready to launch, and Virginia first lady Dorothy McAuliffe has produced a television public service announcement to promote it.


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Liberty releases 2014 football television schedule

Liberty will once again have each of its football games televised during the upcoming 2014 season, including broadcasts on LFSN, ESPN3 and ASN.


Sen. Mark Warner agrees to debates, forums, insists on including third-party candidate

Today the campaign of Sen. Mark Warner announced his acceptance of eight additional joint public forums with Republican nominee Ed Gillespie, including two televised debates, to discuss the issues most important to Virginians.


Comcast IPTV trial for schools reaches Bridgewater College

Xfinity On Campus, a creation of Comcast, will give Bridgewater students access to approximately 80 live cable channels including every major broadcast network, as well as cable channels such as SMC, ESPN, FX and MTV.


UVA Athletics

VirginiaSports.com fall live video streaming schedule announced

The Virginia athletics department announced today its fall online live video streaming schedule for VirginiaSports.com. This schedule is comprised of 24 home events including men’s and women’s soccer, field hockey, and volleyball games.


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UVA’s ACC/Big 10 Challenge Game vs. Maryland on ESPN2

The television network and time designations for the 16th annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge Presented by DICK’s Sporting Goods on Dec. 1-3 were announced Tuesday (Aug. 12).


Video: TNA Xplosion match between Gail Kim and Velvet Sky

TNA Knockouts Champion Gail Kim takes on Velvet Sky on Xplosion.


randy forbes

Randy Forbes: The next best thing

Real growth happens when we deal with the now and do what we need to do instead of waiting or hoping for the next best thing.


ABC to produce Civil War series in Virginia for Amazon Prime

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that ABC Signature, a division of ABC Studios, has chosen Virginia for Point of Honor, the pilot for the television series ABC is co-producing with Amazon Studios.


UVA Athletics

Marquee games put pressure on UVA football early

If you’re UVA football, and you’re on a nine-game losing streak, and your coach is on the hot seat, and you’ve got road trips to BYU, Florida State and Virginia Tech to look forward to, maybe you want to start the season with a layup, to huild some confidence.


Big South announces 2014 football TV package

The Big South Conference today announced its 2014 football television schedule on the new American Sports Network (ASN).


Lawmaker Joe May to speak at Science Museum of Virginia

The Science Museum of Virginia is proud to announce a special addition to its Lunch Break Science program on Wednesday, July 30.


william & mary

Seven William and Mary football games to be televised in 2014

William and Mary football fans unable to make it to games this season will have multiple opportunities to follow the team on television, as seven of the Tribe’s contests will be broadcast live.


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Sinclair Broadcasting Group, COX to televise ODU football

Conference USA announced last week that four ODU football games this fall will be televised nationally by the Sinclair Broadcast Group.


Big South signs TV deal with Sinclair Broadcast Group

The Big South Conference has entered into a new three-year television broadcast arrangement with the Sinclair Broadcast Group, it was announced by Sinclair President & CEO David Smith and Big South Conference Commissioner Kyle B. Kallander.


Ginny has hit the road to promote the State Fair of Virginia

To help drive excitement about the State Fair and promote all the fair has to offer, Ginny the State Fair bus is traveling to various locations in the Richmond and Fredericksburg regions this summer and fall.


Holly Sklar: Small businesses want minimum wage increase

If Congress actually listened to small business owners, the minimum wage would be going up. Instead, July 24 will mark five years without an increase since the federal minimum wage was set at $7.25 an hour in 2009.


Commissioner’s Forum opens 2014 ACC Football Kickoff

ACC Commissioner John Swofford looked ahead with excitement and anticipation on Sunday as he met with a record media contingent at the Atlantic Coast Conference’s 43rd annual Football Kickoff.


Mark Warner Senate fundraising tops $14M

The re-election campaign of Sen. Mark Warner today announced it raised $2.7 million during the second quarter, ending June 30. The $2.7 million Sen. Warner’s campaign raised brings the total raised to $14 million. More than 11,400 donors contributed and more than 60% of all contributors gave under $150.


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Waynesboro Police arrest man in connection with church break-in

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Rockingham County man in connection with the burglary of a city church in June.


Comedy with a Taste of Jazz at Piedmont Virginia Community College

What do you get when you place some of the funniest national comedians and some of the most talented jazz musicians into a blender, turn the blender on then pour the contents into a glass?


First Lady, broadcasters launch Feeding Virginia

This week, First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe and the Virginia Association of Broadcasters launched Feeding Virginia, a year-long campaign against hunger.