Thursday - November 30, 2023

News releases, reports, statements and associated documents from U.S. and international businesses.

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Ryan Seacrest and iHeartMedia Extend Relationship Through 2027
NEW YORK, Nov. 30 -- iHeartMedia issued the following news release on Nov. 29, 2023:

iHeartMedia announced today that it has extended its contract with Ryan Seacrest, the nationally-celebrated media and entertainment entrepreneur, radio personality, television host and producer, and philanthropist. The contract now runs through December 31, 2027, extending the successful partnership between the No. 1 audio company in America and one of the most recognized and respected names throughout the entire media and entertainment industry.

Seacrest first started his career as a teenager in Atlanta at 94.1 ... Show Full Article

Mastercard Names Michelle Meyer as Chief Economist and Head of the Mastercard Economics Institute
PURCHASE, New York, Nov. 30 -- Mastercard issued the following news release on Nov. 29, 2023:

Mastercard today announced that Michelle Meyer has been named the company's chief economist and head of the Mastercard Economics Institute, a macro-economic think tank, enabling deeper and meaningful engagements with customers, partners, and policymakers. In this role, Meyer and her team will be responsible for developing and delivering differentiated economic, financial, policy and market thought leadership globally for customers and Mastercard.

Meyer will oversee a growing team of economists, data ... Show Full Article

L.A. Times Studios to Host Short Docs FYC Showcase on Dec. 7
EL SEGUNDO, California, Nov. 30 -- The Los Angeles Times issued the following news release:

L.A. Times Studios will host an FYC showcase of L.A. Times Short Docs films, presented by Canon U.S.A., Inc., at the Culver Theater in Culver City on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. PT. The program will feature three films from this year's Short Docs slate that are in contention for Academy Award nominations in the Best Documentary Short category, plus an audience favorite from the series. The screening will be followed by a live Q&A with the filmmakers, led by Times Deputy Editor for Entertainment & Arts Matt ... Show Full Article

Forvis Named a 2024 Military Friendly Employer
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Nov. 30 (TNSres) -- Forvis, an accounting and advisory firm, issued the following news release:

FORVIS is pleased to announce it has earned the 2024 Military Friendly(R) Employer and Military Spouse Friendly Employer designation from VIQTORY, a veteran-owned small business that connects the military community to civilian employment, educational, and entrepreneurial opportunities.

Institutions earning these designations were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than twelve hundred companies participated in the 2024 survey. ... Show Full Article

Forbes Asia Recognizes 15 Top Donors In 17th Annual Heroes Of Philanthropy List
SINGAPORE, Nov. 30 -- Forbes Media issued the following news release:

Forbes Asia today honored 15 leading philanthropists from the Asia-Pacific region who have shown commitment and donated generously to causes close to their hearts. The 17th edition of Forbes Asia's annual Heroes of Philanthropy list, which includes lifelong philanthropists and newcomers, can be found here and in the December issue of Forbes Asia.

The unranked list highlights business leaders who are donating from their own fortunes and giving personal time and attention to their select causes. The list does not include corporate ... Show Full Article

ABC News: With More Than 8 Million Viewers, #1 Newscast Across All Broadcast and Cable Is 'World News Tonight With David Muir,' Ranking #1 in All Key Demos
NEW YORK, Nov. 30 -- ABC News, the news division of Walt Disney Television, issued the following news:

"World News Tonight with David Muir" ranked as the No. 1 newscast on all of broadcast and cable in Total Viewers (8.177 million), Adults 25-54 (1.125 million) and Adults 18-49(855,000) during the week of Nov. 20, 2023, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. "World News Tonight" outperformed "NBC Nightly News" (7.648 million, 1.093 million and 772,000, respectively) by 529,000 Total Viewers, by 32,000 Adults 25-54 and by 83,000 Adults 18-49.

"World News Tonight" improved on ... Show Full Article

ABC News: 'Good Morning America' Ranks as the No. 1 Morning Newscast for 12 Straight Years Season to Date
NEW YORK, Nov. 30 -- ABC News, the news division of Walt Disney Television, issued the following news:

"Good Morning America" averaged 3.097 million Total Viewers, 642,000 Adults 25-54 and 422,000 Adults 18-49 for the week of Nov. 20, 2023, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research.

"GMA" saw gains over the previous week in Adults 25-54 (+6% - 642,000 vs. 605,000) and Adults 18-49 (+6% - 422,000 vs. 399,000). In fact, "GMA" delivered 7-week highs (since w/o 10/9/23) with its 2nd -best numbers of the season.

Season to date, "GMA" (3.054 million) is ranking as the No. 1 morning ... Show Full Article