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Viacom Launches Digital Studios at First NewFront, Ramping Up Online & Mobile Content Pipeline

Laugh with Majah Hype, wake up with Nikki Glaser, cook with Snooki, get animated with JoJo – and do it all on your phone. Viacom Digital Studios (VDS) is here, poised to deliver hundreds of hours of premium digital content that will transport digital native stars from BET, Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon to the […]

The 22nd Annual Viacommunity Day Was All Good, All Around (the Globe)

Friday, April 20 was truly a global day of giving. Nearly 4,000 employees from 25 different regions around the world contributed ideas, talent and compassion to more than 125 projects in local communities for the 22nd annual Viacommunity Day, a celebration of the company’s values and commitment to giving back. The day’s theme was “ALL […]

Viacom Takes 5 Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards

Viacom took five categories (and earned one special recognition), at the 45th Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, with Nickelodeon, Logo TV and MTV snagging statuettes for dazzling short-form digital content, feature-length films and children’s television. Under the Nickelodeon umbrella, perennial fan-favorite SpongeBob SquarePants was recognized for its superb animated storytelling with two awards and a […]

Viacom Posts Strong Second Quarter 2018 Earnings, Revitalization Accelerates

Viacom posted strong second quarter 2018 earnings this morning, outperforming projections with significant gains in both adjusted operating income and adjusted earnings per share as the company accelerates its pivot from stabilization and revitalization to growth. Double-digit gains across all international Media Networks revenue streams, Paramount Pictures’ return to profitability, ratings increases at key flagship […]

Viacom Celebrates Its Annual Global Day of Giving Back: What’s Planned for Viacommunity Day 2018

Today, thousands of employees across Viacom and its brands pause from their work week and join together to make a difference in our communities around the world. Viacommunity Day 2018, now in its 22nd year, puts the full weight of the company behind social causes through volunteerism led in partnership with non-profit and civic advocates. […]

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Oklahoma City Council authorizes negotiations on proposed Amazon job-creation incentives

By William CrumThe Oklahoma City Council voted 5-2 Tuesday to authorize staff to negotiate a job-creation incentives agreement with retailer Amazon.The proposal includes $1 million in public payments to Amazon for 53 jobs associated with a warehouse & shipping terminal.The city would add another $700,000 in road and other improvements.The Amazon facility will be at Will Rogers World Airport, in the airport's Lariat Landing development along S Portland Avenue.The facility is expected to require hundreds of additional employees whose wages will be too low to qualify for incentives.Incentives are paid from the proceeds of bonds issued by the city.

Rules won't let Greitens team question impeachment witnesses

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri House panel considering whether to try to impeach Gov.

Soccer star Brandi Chastain or Gary Busey? Fans pan plaque

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Social media is finding little to like about the likeness on a plaque honoring retired soccer champion Brandi Chastain.The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in San Francisco unveiled the plaque on Monday night.

Stocks are mixed; banks rise as Congress moves to ease rules

NEW YORK (AP) — Banks are rising Tuesday as Congress prepares to loosen some of the rules that have governed the industry since the 2008 financial crisis.

Records: Teen suspect said he 'drove at' Maryland officer

PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy charged in the death of a Maryland police officer told detectives he drove at her when she confronted him as he waited in a vehicle while others were burglarizing a home, according to court documents.Baltimore County police Officer Amy Caprio was killed Monday afternoon while investigating a call about a suspicious vehicle in the Perry Hall community northeast of Baltimore, authorities said.

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