January 2011
Multichannel News;1/10/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p21
The article offers news briefs related to television networks. Speed Channel Inc. and Barrett-Jackson Auction Co. LLC have agreed to extend their long-running broadcast partnership through 2014. The National Association of Television Officers and Advisors (NATOA) has commended Comcast Corp. for its broadband commitment. NBC Universal Inc. has hired Melissa Lavigne-Delville as its vice president for insights for women.


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