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Feist launches Vegas Sports
Proline TV producer Jim Feist has launched Vegas Sports TV and Vegas Sports Radio, a new digital media network that will cover sports with a “Vegas perspective,” according to a press announcement.

The new venture will distribute content via Sirius Satellite Radio, online webcasting, streaming audio and podcasting.

For more information, visit www.vegassportstv.com and www.vegassportsradio.com.

Winnercomm names Kidd COO
Winnercomm has named Marc Kidd as executive vice president and chief operating officer.

Kidd, 47, was most recently president of The Kidd Group, a sports marketing and strategic planning consultancy based in Dallas. Winnercomm is an independent sports production, program development, marketing services and sales representation company.

FOX Sports promotes Mulcahy, Jim Burnette to executive VP posts
FOX Sports has promoted Neil Mulcahy to the post of executive vice president of sports sales and Jim Burnette to the position of executive vice president of sports strategy and marketing.

TriggerNews Private Label to provide desktop Olympic alerts
NBCOlympics.com has selected News Technologies’ TriggerNews Private Label as its alerting platform of choice for sending real-time Winter Olympics alerts to user's desktops.

The application will be available on the NBCOlympics.com Web site beginning Jan. 1, 2006. It will let users select only those events they want to receive desktop alerts about and then allow them to click through back to the NBCOlympics.com Web site to read the full story.

For more information, visit www.triggernews.com/pl.

WorldNow chooses TSN
WorldNow has selected The Sports Network (TSN) as a primary source of real-time sports wire services for many of the local media sites across the country supported by WorldNow and the Local Media Network.

The company provides clients with coverage of the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, college football and basketball, golf, tennis, auto racing, boxing, Major League Soccer, international soccer and horse racing events.

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