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Memphis Ad Agencies Win District ADDY Awards

The Memphis Daily News reports, “Ten Memphis advertising companies were awarded ADDY Awards at the American Advertising Federation District 7 ADDY Awards show in Baton Rouge, La. Red Deluxe won a Special Judges Award, two Gold ADDYs and a Silver … Continue Reading

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Vote For Memphis

Travel + Leisure is adding 5 new cities to their Annual America’s Favorite Cities survey.  Follow this link to vote for Memphis, TN. There is no limit to the number of times you can vote until the polls close on … Continue Reading

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Michael Vick Could Be the New PETA Spokesman

This story from AdAge.com reports, “Michael Vick is in talks to become the new spokesman for PETA. Yes, you read that correctly. The disgraced one-time NFL superstar serving prison time for funding an illegal dog-fighting ring is primed to do … Continue Reading

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Changes at WREC-AM in Memphis

Mike Fleming & Ben Ferguson Earlier this week, we heard that Mike Fleming had been laid off  from WREC-AM.  Fleming hosted the 4-7pm afternoon talk show.  He was one of 500 Clear Channel employees laid off on Tuesday 4/28. This … Continue Reading

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FOX’s Unique Marketing Strategy for GLEE

“FOX is breaking more than a few rules with its rollout of “GLEE”, the ambitious musical comedy series from “Nip/Tuck” creator Ryan Murphy.”  according to TVWeek.com.   The initial episode of GLEE will launch a summer long marketing campaign for the series.  GLEE will … Continue Reading

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LIFE Photographer Henry Groskinsky Photos – The Day MLK was Shot in Memphis

Life Magazine  has released the never-before-published photos from Memphis, April 4, 1968.  According to Life, “On April 4, 1968, LIFE photographer Henry Groskinsky and writer Mike Silva, on assignment in Alabama, learned that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., had been shot … Continue Reading

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Bruce Pearl Raps at Vols’ Award Ceremony

Check out this video of Bruce Pearl rapping at the Tennessee Vols awards ceremony.  The story from The Atlanta Journal Constitution about Bruce Pearl rapping says, “wearing an orange-and-white checkered sport coat, orange tie and no shirt, Pearl performed a rap song with three Volunteer athletes … Continue Reading

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Memphis TV Household Ratings for March 09 Sweeps

The March Nielsen rating sweeps are over and it’s time to see how the Memphis stations stack up.  But first, March 09 Sweep Notes:  1. The February sweeps were moved to March due to the analog to digital transition scheduled … Continue Reading

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John Calipari. Memphis Tigers? Kentucky Wildcats?

Is John Calipari posturing to receive more from the University of Memphis, or is he ready to kiss Memphis good-bye?  There has been so much buzz today in the sports world, locally and nationally.  Will John Calipari stay at the … Continue Reading

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Tom Prestigiacomo Moves to Mornings – WKIM 98.9

There’s a new line-up at WKIM-FM 98.9.  Tom Prestigiacomo has moved from afternoons to mornings with Dr. Susan Murrmann to host the Memphis Morning View.  According to the WKIM website, the Memphis Morning View is “a morning show for women and the … Continue Reading

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