Welcome!

News Feed Item

WXYZ To Provide Extensive Coverage Of North American International Auto Show

WXYZ NAMED OFFICIAL CHARITY PREVIEW TELEVISION PARTNER

SOUTHFIELD Mich., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American International Auto Show has named WXYZ-TV the official television partner of the 2013 NAIAS Charity Preview.   The Charity Preview is southeastern Michigan's most prestigious black-tie fundraiser. As the official broadcast station, WXYZ will bring viewers closer to all the glitz, glamour and excitement than any other television station.  Celebrities, business leaders, and top industry executives will join WXYZ to celebrate Detroit's automotive industry and raise funds for local children's charities.  Since 1976, the Charity Preview has raised more than $87 million for Southeastern Michigan children's charities, more than $49 million of which was raised in the past ten years alone.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100922/DE69906LOGO )

"WXYZ is honored to be given this important distinction," said Ed Fernandez, Scripps divisional vice-president and WXYZ vice-president and general manager.  "We are excited to once again contribute to the success of this premiere automotive event through our extensive coverage on-air, on the web and on mobile.  We are also pleased to offer auto show visitors a day of fun activities at WXYZ's Family Day event."

WXYZ will broadcast "Red Carpet Charity Preview," a live 90-minute special beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, January 18th.   7 Action News anchors Stephen Clark and Carolyn Clifford will host the program, along with 7 Action News anchors JoAnne Purtan, Alicia Smith, Vic Faust, Tom Leyden and Erin Nicole.  The show will feature interviews with top automotive executives, the latest in high fashion from the show floor, and sneak peeks at the must-see vehicles and interactive displays visitors will be able to see at NAIAS.  WXYZ.com and the station's mobile apps will provide companion coverage with photo galleries and red carpet access.

An encore presentation of "Red Carpet Charity Preview," will air on WXYZ on Saturday, January  19th  at 8:30 a.m.  Then, from 7:00-7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Channel 7 will give viewers an insider's view of the auto industry with "Cars are Stars," featuring reports on the latest trends in style, safety and technology from 7 Action News hosts Dave LewAllen and Glenda Lewis with reports from Anu Prakash and Dave Rexroth.

WXYZ will be the place to turn for all the automotive action beginning with the Press Preview.  On January 14th and 15th, viewers can catch the action as it's happening on wxyz.com and the station's mobile apps with up-to-the-minute reports on the latest vehicle releases, all-day live streaming video of new car reveals, and in-depth analysis from industry insiders.  WXYZ will also provide a special look at the show to followers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Join WXYZ-TV for Channel 7 Family Day at NAIAS on Friday, January 25th.  Visitors to the show will have a chance to meet Channel 7 personalities and enjoy live bands, circus performers, magicians, artists, the Detroit Grand Prix Race Car Drivers, as well as kid's games and activities from Radio Disney.  Visitors can also register to win one of seven iPod Nanos!

Throughout the show, WXYZ will provide complete auto show coverage on wxyz.com.  Users can find the latest NAIAS information on WXYZ mobile apps for iPhone, iPad and Android devices, as well as all other smart phones and tablets.  Once again, WXYZ's active community of social media followers will be invited to participate in exclusive events before the show opens to the public.

For details about WXYZ's coverage of NAIAS 2013, go to wxyz.com.

WXYZ-TV is owned by E.W. Scripps.  Scripps is a leading media enterprise that embraces its rich history in delivering high-quality journalism through television stations, newspapers and the Scripps Howard News Service, while developing and expanding its digital strategies, including social gaming, for multiple platforms. The company provides community-changing breaking news, story-telling, investigations and interactive outreach at 19 television stations in major markets such as Denver, San Diego, Detroit, Phoenix, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Tampa, and 13 newspaper markets, including Memphis, Knoxville, Naples, Fla., and Corpus Christi, Texas. Since 1941, Scripps has operated the National Spelling Bee, one of America's most-enduring celebrations of academic excellence.

SOURCE WXYZ-TV

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
In this strange new world where more and more power is drawn from business technology, companies are effectively straddling two paths on the road to innovation and transformation into digital enterprises. The first path is the heritage trail – with “legacy” technology forming the background. Here, extant technologies are transformed by core IT teams to provide more API-driven approaches. Legacy systems can restrict companies that are transitioning into digital enterprises. To truly become a lea...
20th Cloud Expo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy.
Application transformation and DevOps practices are two sides of the same coin. Enterprises that want to capture value faster, need to deliver value faster – time value of money principle. To do that enterprises need to build cloud-native apps as microservices by empowering teams to build, ship, and run in production. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo, Neil Gehani, senior product manager at HPE, discussed what every business should plan for how to structure their teams to delive...
"We analyze the video streaming experience. We are gathering the user behavior in real time from the user devices and we analyze how users experience the video streaming," explained Eric Kim, Founder and CEO at Streamlyzer, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
In his keynote at 18th Cloud Expo, Andrew Keys, Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise, provided an overview of the evolution of the Internet and the Database and the future of their combination – the Blockchain. Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life sett...
Get deep visibility into the performance of your databases and expert advice for performance optimization and tuning. You can't get application performance without database performance. Give everyone on the team a comprehensive view of how every aspect of the system affects performance across SQL database operations, host server and OS, virtualization resources and storage I/O. Quickly find bottlenecks and troubleshoot complex problems.
DevOps is being widely accepted (if not fully adopted) as essential in enterprise IT. But as Enterprise DevOps gains maturity, expands scope, and increases velocity, the need for data-driven decisions across teams becomes more acute. DevOps teams in any modern business must wrangle the ‘digital exhaust’ from the delivery toolchain, "pervasive" and "cognitive" computing, APIs and services, mobile devices and applications, the Internet of Things, and now even blockchain. In this power panel at @...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Fusion, a leading provider of cloud services, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Fusion, a leading provider of integrated cloud solutions to small, medium and large businesses, is the industry’s single source for the cloud. Fusion’s advanced, proprietary cloud service platform enables the integration of leading edge solutions in the cloud, including clou...
"MathFreeOn.com is a line coding platform for engineers and scientists. When they want to solve an engineering problem and they have to use software - they have to pay a lot of money for licenses - but with MathFreeOn you don't have to pay a lot of money. Just go to our site and write the code and you can check the result right away," explained Simon Lee, CMO of MathFreeOn, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Cla...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Dataloop.IO, an innovator in cloud IT-monitoring whose products help organizations save time and money, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Dataloop.IO is an emerging software company on the cutting edge of major IT-infrastructure trends including cloud computing and microservices. The company, founded in the UK but now based in San Fran...
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform and how we integrate our thinking to solve complicated problems. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, demonstrated how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and sh...
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo 2016 in New York. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, is co-located with 20th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry p...
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud taking place June 6-8, 2017, at Javits Center, New York City, is co-located with the 20th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long developm...
20th Cloud Expo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy.
"This is specifically designed to accommodate some of the needs for high availability and failover in a network managed system for the major Korean corporations," stated Thomas Masters, Managing Director at InfranicsUSA, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.