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...And So Does Simmons

...And So Does Simmons
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Steven Simmons, a Greenwich, Conn., cable company executive, has been re-appointed to a three-year term on the Broadcasting Board of Governors (see above.) The Senate confirmed Governor Simmons, who was nominated by President George W. Bush.
Simmons has promoted new broadcasting initiatives to East and Central Europe and South Central Asia. He is chairman of the BBG committee that oversees Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic. With Voice of America personnel, Simmons is spearheading the first AM Urdu broadcasts for Pakistan.
Simmons is chairman and chief executive officer of Patriot Media and Communications, LLC, in New Jersey.


… And Adds Snowfly to Messagecasting Apps

Broadcast Electronics, in partnership with Tunefly, added Snowfly to its messagecasting applications. Snowfly is a feature for scrolling text readouts of school closings to cell phone and e-mail addresses so programming does not have to be interrupted.