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Behind-the-Scenes With Viacom Employee MTV VMA Ticket Winner

Nicole Buccheri works as a legal operations coordinator for Viacom’s corporate legal department, specializing in billing and finance. Buccheri says she likes working with numbers, and has found a niche in the company analyzing legal vendor rates and drafting cost reports for management. In August, Buccheri switched gears and witnessed life at Viacom through a […]

Viacom Intern to Full-Time: MTV Integrated Marketing Coordinator Nathan Pearson

Nathan Pearson interned in MTV’s Integrated Marketing department during the fall semester of 2015. He is now a coordinator for MTV Integrated Marketing, and a full-time Viacom employee. Campus to Career: Thanks so much for making the time to talk. Can you tell us about your background? NP: Sure. I graduated from Georgia Tech in May of 2016 with […]

Viacom’s Q3 2018 Earnings Demonstrate Turnaround, Evolution Into Global Multi-Platform Entertainment Company

Viacom released its third quarter 2018 financial results today, articulating progress on its turnaround and detailing Viacom’s evolution beyond its linear roots and into a global multiplatform company. “Viacom produced another quarter of strong progress, with clear evidence that our turnaround is delivering results and that our evolution into a truly global, multiplatform, brand- and […]

Three New Seasons of MTV Shuga to Promote Sexual Health in Africa

The MTV drama series Shuga is hoping to help millions of young viewers protect themselves from HIV with three new seasons of the show airing across southern Africa and Francophone west Africa. Unitaid, the MTV Staying Alive Foundation, and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine will contribute storylines on HIV self-testing, preventive drugs […]

Viacom Activates Powerful Studio Model Growth Driver As MTV, Nick Move Into Third-Party Production

Pinky Malinky is an upbeat teenager who has a lot in common with his peers: he posts rabidly on social media, he hangs out nonstop with his two best pals, and he constantly must navigate the social pressures of school and life. But there’s one very important thing that will make Pinky unique among Nickelodeon […]

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US stocks turn mixed at midday after an early gain fades

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are turning mixed Friday after an early gain faded away, capping a week of unusually choppy trading.Consumer products maker Procter & Gamble is surging after reporting strong sales of beauty products in its latest quarter, while credit card company American Express also jumped.Health care companies are falling, and technology and internet companies and retailers continue to struggle.While stocks are on track to finish the week slightly higher, most of the market's recent gains have been swiftly followed by losses.

GameDay finally comes to Pullman, Washington

By Berry TramelBradley Harris, 3, waves a Washington State flag in Pullman, Washington, on Wednesday as WSU fans await ESPN's GameDay trucks.

Former OU football player, OHP trooper accused of using state database to stalk women

By Joe MussattoOklahoma Highway Patrol trooper and former OU football player Rodney Rideaux was arrested Wednesday for reportedly using his access to law enforcement records to stalk and harass women, according to the Norman Transcript. Rideaux, 40, was charged with five counts of unauthorized use of the Oklahoma law enforcement telecom system. According to the affidavit obtained by the Norman Transcript, Rideaux ran the license plates or names of people he was either in a relationship with, had previously been in a relationship with or attempting to be in a relationship with 21 times between September 2017 and May 2018. Rideaux played defensive back for the Sooners from 1996-99. 

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $1B as drawing nears

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Mega Millions jackpot has soared to an estimated $1 billion, as the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. lottery history gets even bigger.Lottery officials increased the grand prize just hours ahead of the Friday night drawing.

Pharmacist who wouldn't fill miscarriage drug is out

PETOSKEY, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan pharmacist accused of refusing to fill a prescription to help a woman complete a miscarriage no longer works for the Meijer retail chain.Meijer spokeswoman Christina Fecher says the pharmacist last worked in July.

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