Category Archives: Media
PRESS RELEASE – The South Bend Cubs and Weigel Broadcasting Co. have announced a new television agreement to air five home games on WMYS, My Michiana. Continue reading
Walt Disney Co. agreed to acquire a one-third stake in the video-streaming unit of MLB Advanced Media, in a deal that values the business at about $3.5 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter. Read more here. Thanks to Joe Mock for the heads up.
Vernon (NJ) resident Bret Leuthner can be called many things. He is a husband to wife Adina, a father to twins, a cancer fighter and the new voice of the Sussex County Miners (Independent Professional, Can-Am League). One thing Leuthner is not is a quitter. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
A film crew is scheduled to begin shooting a new TV series in Macon (GA) next week, and historic Luther Williams Field will play a key role. The series, called Brockmire, is about a famed but fallen Major League Baseball announcer, played by actor Hank Azaria, who is trying to revive his career after an embarrassing on-air meltdown. Actress Amanda Peet will also star in the series. Read more here. Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the news.
PRESS RELEASE – The Billings Mustangs announced today the hiring of Dustin Daniel as their new Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations. Daniel will serve as the play-by-play announcer for all 76 Mustangs games as well as the media liaison for the team. Continue reading