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Release Date: 04.10.2010 | Location: All Metro Atlanta | Organization: WSB-TV

Channel 2 WSB-TV Celebrates Excellence In Georgia High Schools

The 2nd Annual Shuler Hensley Awards Friday, April 16th Starting at 8 p.m.

ATLANTA, April 13, 2010 – WSB-TV, Channel 2 celebrates excellence in Georgia high school music theatre Friday night at 8 p.m. According to Bill Hoffman, vice president and general manager for Channel 2, "It is all part of the station’s service to the community. We are proud to showcase the high caliber of local talent and shine a spotlight on their efforts for the state to see."

Jovita Moore and Justin Farmer, Channel 2 Action News anchors, host the second annual Shuler Hensley Awards, an initiative of the Cobb Energy Centre educational outreach program, ARTSBRIDGE. The program honors local students for their achievements in musical theatre production. It’s an exciting night of spectacular performances and award presentations. Thirty nine Georgia high schools representing eleven counties compete in categories including overall production, leading actor & actress, chorus ensemble and ten other categories. Last year’s inaugural program drew a viewing audience of one hundred and twenty-four thousand. *


WHEN: Friday, 8 p.m., April 16, 2010

The regularly scheduled ABC program, Wife Swap will air beginning at 2:05 a.m. that same night.

About Channel 2, WSB-TV The ABC Affiliate is part of Cox Media Group and ranks as Atlanta’s number one local television station.

About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises, is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of Cox Reps. With revenues exceeding $1.5 billion, the company operations include 15 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 86 radio stations, four metro newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. Additionally, CMG owns and operates Valpak, one of the leading direct marketing companies in North America.

* Source: The Nielsen Company: May 2009, people 2+.

Contact Info

Contact Name: Art Rogers

Company: WSB-TV

Phone: 404-897-7479