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September 23, 2020

TIME announces its Annual List of the 100 Most Influential People in the World

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NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2020 — TIME has announced the 2020 TIME100, its annual list of the World’s 100 most influential people.

The issue has eight worldwide covers, each highlighting a member of the TIME100:

  1. Immunologist - Dr. Anthony Fauci
  2. Performer - The Weeknd
  3. Alphabet CEO - Sundar Pichai
  4. COVID-19 frontline nurse - Amy O’Sullivan
  5. Actor -Gabrielle Union and athlete - Dwyane Wade
  6. Performer - Megan Thee Stallion
  7. President of Taiwan - Tsai Ing-wen, and
  8. Black Lives Matter founders - Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza, and Opal Tometi.

The TIME100 often includes surprising pairings of the list members and the guest contributors TIME selects to write about them. The seventeenth annual list includes:

The issue will also feature a new cover in addition to these eight covers, and a special tribute commemorating Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg featured on the TIME100 list in 2015.

Of the 2020 TIME100 list, TIME CEO and editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal writes, “This year’s list looks far different than any of us could have predicted just six months ago. The TIME 100 has always been a mirror of the World and those who shape it. While you will certainly find people who wield traditional power on this year’s list — heads of state, CEOs, major entertainers — it also includes many extraordinary, lesser-known individuals. These individuals seized the moment to save lives, build a movement, lift the spirit, repair the World. Their work challenges each of us to wield our influence toward a world that is healthier, more resilient, more sustainable, and just.”

For the first time, TIME revealed the annual TIME100 list with an hour-long special television event on ABC, produced in partnership with P&G.

On September 23, 24, and 25, TIME will host TIME100 honorees for a three-part series of TIME100 Talks.

TIME is a global media brand that reaches a combined audience of more than 100 million worldwide, including over 40 million digital visitors each month and 45 million social followers. A trusted destination for reporting and insight, TIME says its “mission is to tell the stories that matter most, to lead conversations that change the world and to deepen understanding of the ideas and events that define our time.”

Source: TIME

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UN General Assembly Holds High-level Meeting to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of United Nations; General Debate of the General Assembly's Seventy-Fifth Session is now Open.

United Nations, New York

Photo: UN Secretary-General António Guterres (at podium) addresses the opening of the general debate of the General Assembly’s seventy-fifth session. 22 September 2020. New York, United States of America. UN Photo/Mark Garten.


United Nations, New York

Photo: Donald J. Trump (on screens), President of the United States of America, addresses the General Assembly’s seventy-fifth session’s general debate.

Seated at dais are Secretary-General António Guterres (at right) and Volkan Bozkir, President of the seventy-fifth session of the United Nations General Assembly.

22 September 2020. United Nations, New York. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe.


United Nations, New York

Photo: Amal Mudallali, Vice-President of the 75th session of the General Assembly and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Lebanon chairs the General Assembly’s high-level meeting to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of the United Nations. 21 September 2020. New York, United States of America. UN Photo/Manuel Elías.


United Nations, New York

Photo: UN Secretary-General António Guterres makes remarks to the General Assembly’s high-level meeting to commemorate the United Nations’ seventy-fifth anniversary. 21 September 2020. United Nations, New York. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe.


United Nations, New York

Photo: Volkan Bozkir, President of the seventy-fifth session of the United Nations General Assembly, suspends the General Assembly’s high-level meeting to commemorate the United Nations’ seventy-fifth anniversary. 21 September 2020. New York, United States of America. UN Photo/Manuel Elías.

Source: United Nations, New York

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September 22, 2020

PepsiCo Targets 100% Renewable Electricity Globally

Food and beverage leader joins RE100 initiative with the ambition to achieve 100% renewable electricity globally for direct operations by 2030 and across the entire franchise and third-party functions by 2040

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Pepsico, Electricity

Photo: Illustration of wind turbines. Argonne’s 10 kW wind turbine. A similar design to the ones shown here, is used by Argonne scientists and engineers to study wind energy interaction, electric vehicle charging, and grid technology. Image credit: Argonne National Laboratory.



PURCHASE, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2020 — PepsiCo Inc. today announced a new target to source 100% renewable electricity across all of its company-owned and controlled operations globally by 2030 and its entire franchise and third-party functions by 2040. With PepsiCo’s scale, the transition has the potential to reduce approximately 2.5 million metric tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2040, the equivalent of taking more than half a million cars off the road for a full year. This announcement builds upon the company’s global efforts to increase its use of renewable energy sources and its transition to renewable electricity in the U.S., its largest market, announced earlier this year.

“With the devastating effects of climate change around the world, and the global food system under significant strain, accelerated action is needed,” said Jim Andrew, Chief Sustainability Officer, PepsiCo. “We know the responsibility that comes with our size and scale, so transitioning PepsiCo’s global business operations to 100% renewable electricity is the right step forward to deliver meaningful impact as we continue to advance our sustainability agenda.”

Early this year, PepsiCo signed the Business Ambition for 1.5°C pledge, joining other leading companies in committing to set science-based emissions reduction targets. The company has made significant progress in reducing GHG emissions throughout its value chain - from working with farmers to implement carbon-efficient practices through its global Sustainable Farming Program to operating one of the largest electric fleets in North America.

PepsiCo currently procures renewable electricity in 18 countries, nine of which already meet 100% of their electricity demand from renewable sources. With the shift to renewable electricity in the U.S. underway this year, PepsiCo is currently on track to start 56% of its electricity through renewable sources globally by the end of 2020.

With this announcement, PepsiCo joins RE100, an initiative led by the Climate Group to bring together the world’s most influential companies committed to 100% renewable electricity.

“By transforming their global business operations to renewable electricity, PepsiCo is demonstrating a strong commitment to combat climate change, while underlining the business case for renewables,” said Sam Kimmins, Head of RE100 at The Climate Group. “By investing in the development of new solar and wind farms around the world to meet their target, PepsiCo is making a real tangible contribution to accelerating the clean energy transition.”

To achieve 100% renewable electricity globally, PepsiCo will employ a diversified portfolio of solutions, including Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs). The contracts will support developing new projects such as solar and wind farms worldwide and purchased energy certificates to enable the near-term transition to renewable sources in many geographies. The company will also continue to expand its growing list of onsite wind and solar projects at its facilities around the world. PepsiCo’s global headquarters in Purchase, NY, installed rooftop solar energy panels earlier this year.

Source: PepsiCo, Inc.

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Lamborghini secures one−two finish in penultimate Italian GT Endurance round Release Date: 20 September 2020

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Sant’Agata Bolognese/Vallelunga, 20 September 2020 - Lamborghini recorded its first Italian GT Championship Endurance victory of the season in the hands of Imperiale Racing’s Kikko Galbiati, Alex Frassineti and Giovanni Venturini at Vallelunga.

The #32 Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo started from pole position following Saturday’s qualifying session and duly maintained its advantage over the three-hour race.

It was a Lamborghini one-two finish at the end, as the #19 Vincenzo Sospiri Racing Huracán of Lamborghini GT3 Junior drivers Leonardo Pulcini and Yuki Nemoto claimed a second-place alongside team-mate Raffaele Giammaria.

For the #32, it was a lights-to-flag victory, aided by the rapid Frassineti, who got a clean start and built a healthy margin over the second-placed car.

Frassineti handed over to Galbiati at the first driver-change pit-stop, with the latter maintaining the margin out front. By the time Galbiati switched with Lamborghini Factory Driver Venturini, the race was all but in the bag.

Venturini eventually headed the #19 to the flag by just over six seconds.

The result also has significant championship implications for the Imperiale Racing partnership of Galbiati and Venturini ahead of the final endurance round of the season at Monza on the opening weekend of November.

The duo is now second in the points standings, just two points adrift of the leading BMW crew of Stefano Comandini and Marius Zug.

Source: Lamborghini

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September 21, 2020

HP Launches the 'World's Easiest Plotters' for Architect, Engineer, Construction, and Home Offices.

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PALO ALTO, Calif., September 19, 2020 — HP Inc. has announced the release of a new HP DesignJet portfolio to simplify the printing needs of construction ecosystem professionals (architects, engineers, constructors, and subcontractors) while delivering high-quality and fast printouts at a low cost.

According to HP, its new HP DesignJet series comprises intelligent, flexible, compact, and modern printers unique to other types of plotters. With HP Click software, one-click printing - even for documents of different sizes - is made easy. Combined with the automatic A3/B tray, it prints multi-size projects automatically - A3/B and A1/D or A0/E - without manually switching the media source. The new HP DesignJet series also enables seamless printing and management from any connected device, wherever you are, thanks to the HP Smart App., HP said.

The new large-format HP DesignJet portfolio includes:

“The new DesignJet Series, from the T200 through to the T600 and Studio Printer versions, bring a new level of design, simplicity, and connectivity for creative professionals,” said Guayente Sanmartín, vice president and general manager, HP Large Format Printing Business.

• HP DesignJet T200 Printer series

According to HP, its DesignJet T200 Printer series is the world’s smallest large-format plotters. With a width of 24 inches and capable of printing up to A1, they’re designed for simplicity of use with HP Click software, enabling rapid one-click printing of multiple files at once. The A3/B automatic sheet feeder accessory offers the ability to print multi-size A3/LF workflows without changing media input.

Standout features of the HP DesignJet T200 Printer series include:

“As well as being compact, easy to use, and delivering high-quality results, the HP DesignJet T200 Printer series is also comprised of the most sustainable large-format plotters in the world, reducing carbon emissions by using up to 30% recycled plastic,” the company elaborated.

• HP DesignJet T600 Printer series

The HP DesignJet T600 Printer series shares many of the market-leading characteristics that present the HP DesignJet T200 Printer series as a leader in its class. The new series has the added ability to handle multi-size A3/LF workflows. As a default, it comes with an integrated stand and can manage complex projects, with increased memory and native HP-GL/2 support.

Like its compact counterparts, the HP DesignJet T600 Printer series comprises 30% recycled plastic, helping to reach HP’s goal to increase recycled plastic content14 - well ahead of its 2025 target.

The versatile, sustainable, intelligent HP DesignJet T600 Printer series is available in 24-inch and 36-inch models. Its premium print engine can print a sheet of A1 media in as little as 25 seconds.

• HP DesignJet Studio Printer series

For design professionals, set up and style of their workplace is a statement about themselves. With a sleek white facia and wood or steel finish, the HP DesignJet Studio Printer series delivers a high-performance experience for design professionals and has unique design without ever compromising on speed, quality, or ease of use.

At the intersection of performance and design, the HP DesignJet Studio printer is for creative professionals. They need a large-format printer that fits seamlessly into the carefully crafted space of their client-facing workplace, all the while ensuring to keep up with the varied demands of the clients themselves.

In addition to this, these printers support multi-size workflows as default, come equipped with HP Click one-click printing software, and possess the ability to commence a job from any connected device with the HP Smart App.

Source: HP, Inc.

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September 20, 2020

SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2021 — JUDGES ANNOUNCED

The World Photography Organisation has announced the judging panel for the Sony World Photography Awards 2021. It also revealed new categories in the Awards’ four competitions, entry deadlines, and exhibition dates.

Here are some interesting entries:

Sony World Photography

Photo: Entry. Open competition. Landscape. Photographer Ales Krivec, Slovenia. © Ales Krivec, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards.


Sony World Photography

Photo: Entry. Open competition. Architecture. Photographer Mattia Giannattasio, Italy. © Mattia Giannattasio, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards.


Sony World Photography

Photo: Entry. Open competition. Natural World & Wildlife. Photographer Luca Pot d’Or, Germany. © Luca Pot d’Or, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards.


Sony World Photography

Photo: Entry. Open competition. Architecture. Photographer Jose Maria Martin, Spain. © Jose Maria Martin, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards.


Sony World Photography

Photo: Entry. Open competition. Natural World & Wildlife. Photographer Jack Evans, United Kingdom. © Jack Evans, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards.


Sony World Photography

Photo: Entry. Open competition. Architecture. Photographer Emil Gawkowski, Poland. © Emil Gawkowski, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards.


Sony World Photography

Photo: Entry. Open competition. Natural World & Wildlife. Photographer Dan Gerard, United Kingdom. © Dan Gerard, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards.


Sony World Photography

Photo: Entry. Open competition. Landscape. Photographer Viktor Einar Vilhelmsson, Iceland, © Viktor Einar Vilhelmsson, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards.


Sony World Photography

Photo: Entry. Open competition. Architecture. Photographer Gautam Jain, United States of America. © Gautam Jain, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards.


Sony World Photography

Photo: Entry. Open competition. Landscape. Photographer Tariqur Shaha, United Kingdom. © Tariqur Shaha, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards.


In its 14th year, the Sony World Photography Awards are an authoritative voice in the industry, celebrating the best contemporary photography from the past year and giving vast exposure and opportunity to photographers worldwide.

Sony supports the Awards to help the continued development of photographic culture by giving a global platform to today’s talent. Entry to the Awards is entirely free, and photographers are judged anonymously by a panel of industry-leading judges.

2021 JUDGES

This year’s internationally diverse jury brings a range of knowledge and expertise from varied photographic backgrounds and includes:

Professional Competition:

Open and Youth Competitions:

Student Competition:

2021 PRIZES

The Sony World Photography Awards is open to submissions from 1 July 2020. All category winners of the Professional, Open, Youth, and Student competitions receive Sony’s digital imaging equipment. Also, cash prizes of $25,000 (USD) are presented to the Year’s Photographer and $5,000 (USD) to the Open Photographer of the Year. All winning and shortlisted photographers’ works are exhibited at the annual Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition in London and toured internationally. The winning images are also published in the annual Awards’ book.

Source: The World Photography Organisation

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Ship Ahoy! U.S. Postal Service (USPS) issues a Stamp on "Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor."

US Postal Service

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Photo: The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the Mayflower’s 400th-anniversary landing off the coast of New England.

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2020 — The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) today issued the Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor stamp.

“The Postal Service is proud to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s arrival off the coast of New England in December 1620,” said Kristin Seaver, Executive Vice President, U.S. Postal Service. “This stamp reflects the Postal Service’s commitment to honor our nation’s diversity, heritage, and history through our stamp program.”

Dr. George P. Garmany Jr., the governor-general, General Society of Mayflower Descendants; Michele Pecoraro, executive director, Plymouth 400; and Richard Pickering, deputy director, Plimoth Plantation, participated in the ceremony.

Background

“On Dec. 16, 1620, a ship that carried 102 English passengers completed a perilous voyage across the Atlantic Ocean from Plymouth, England, and anchored offshore of today’s Plymouth, MA. The Mayflower’s passengers would become known as Pilgrims, and the story of their settlement in America would inspire future generations and become part of the larger story of the nation’s founding ideals,” USPS explained.

“The Pilgrims’ tale is intertwined with the story of the Wampanoag — People of the First Light — who made an alliance with the Pilgrims and forged a treaty with them that maintained relative peace for more than 50 years. The Pilgrims might not have survived their first year without the Wampanoag’s help and advice, with whom they celebrated their first harvest in the fall of 1621,” USPS elaborated.

“The Mayflower Compact, Plymouth Rock, Thanksgiving — all became part of this tiny band of settlers’ enduring legacy, whom we honor on the 400th anniversary of their arrival in America,” USPS said.

Artist Greg Harlin illustrated the stamp, using a combination of watercolor, gouache, and acrylics, with some digital refining to convey a scene of desolate beauty at the end of the Pilgrims’ harrowing journey to an unfamiliar world. The stamp also features a stylized hawthorn flower printed in intaglio. In England, the hawthorn — a member of the rose family — is sometimes called a mayflower, as it blooms in May.

Art director Greg Breeding designed the stamp and pane.

The U.S. Postal Service stated that it is issuing the Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor stamp as a Forever stamp, which will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail 1-ounce price.

Source: U.S. Postal Service

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September 19, 2020

Peace Bell Ceremony in Observance of International Peace Day at the United Nations Headquarters.

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Photo: A broad view of the garden as the UN Secretary-General António Guterres rings the Peace Bell at UN headquarters’ annual ceremony to observe the International Day of Peace (21 September).

The theme of the International Day of Peace of 2020 is “Shaping Peace Together.” This year COVID-19 has reminded us that what happens in one part of the planet can impact people everywhere.

17 September 2020. New York, United States of America. UN Photo/Manuel Elías.


United Nations

Photo: A view of flags in front of the visitors’ entrance to the United Nations Headquarters with part of the General Assembly building in the background. 17 September 2020. United Nations, New York. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas.

Source: United Nations, New York

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Every cup of Nespresso coffee will be carbon neutral by 2022.

Nespresso has been carbon neutral across its business operations since 2017 and now commits to achieving full carbon neutrality across its supply chain and product life cycle.

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Sept. 17, 2020 — Nespresso today committed that every cup of Nespresso coffee, both for at-home and professional customers, will be carbon neutral by 2022. This new ambition builds on more than ten years of work, during which Nespresso has reduced its carbon emissions and compensated the remainder through agroforestry.

“Climate change is a reality, and our future depends on going further and faster on our sustainability commitments. That is why we are accelerating our commitments to offer our consumers a way to drink a carbon-neutral coffee cup by 2022. A coffee, made from the finest and rarest beans, sustainably sourced. I truly believe that both our business and the coffee industry can be a force for good in the world by tackling this pressing issue,” said Guillaume Le Cunff, CEO of Nespresso.

The company’s new commitment will tackle emissions in its supply chain and product life cycle.

Nespresso said it would achieve carbon neutrality through the following initiatives:

This carbon neutral commitment is part of a broader sustainability ambition: to preserve exceptional coffees, build a resilient and regenerative coffee agriculture system, drive sustainable livelihoods for farmers, and create a circular business.

Nestlé Nespresso SA is the pioneer and reference for the highest-quality portioned coffee. The company works with more than 110,000 farmers in 14 countries through its AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program to embed sustainability practices on farms and landscapes. Launched in 2003 in collaboration with the NGO The Rainforest Alliance, the program improves the yield and quality of harvests, ensuring a sustainable supply of high-quality coffee and improving farmers and their communities’ livelihoods.

Headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, Nespresso operates in 84 countries and has 14,250 employees. In 2019, it ran a global retail network of 810 boutiques. The brand currently has more than 100,000 points to collect its used capsules globally, enabling 91% of its consumers to recycle.

Source: Nespresso

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September 18, 2020

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) launches its goIT Education Program in the Philippines.

Tata Consultancy Services’ Program Provides Vital Technology Training for Students to Improve their Communities and Secure the Nation’s Digital Future.

Tata Consultancy Services

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Photo: School student working on an assignment. Image credit: Enokson.


MANILA | MUMBAI, September 16, 2020 — Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has partnered with the Philippines Department of Education, Cordillera Administrative Region, to help students improve their technology skills through the global TCS initiative, goIT.

TCS explained that the goal of the goIT program is to demystify computer science and enthuse students to pursue STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education and become tomorrow’s technology leaders. It introduces students to design thinking, digital technologies, and the agile methodology to develop and prototype solutions that improve their communities or support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. The engaging curriculum includes the innovation lifecycle, product prototyping, and industry-relevant entrepreneurial skills. TCS employees will mentor students and provide industry context and real-world connections.

The three-day goIT program will get implemented in 20 schools across six provinces of the Cordillera region. The program, meant for third and fourth-year high school students, will start in the last week of September with the first school, Cordillera Regional Science High School, located in Benguet.

“True to our vision of promoting quality education for every Filipino, TCS’ goIT program will facilitate the learning of much-needed technology skills. It will develop our Cordilleran learners and contribute to improving their communities,” said May Eclar, Regional Director of the Department of Education, Cordillera Administrative Region.

“We are excited to launch the goIT program and impart knowledge and skills in science and technology to Filipino students and lay the foundation for the nation’s digital workforce of the future. Through this program, we will reach students in the farthest areas, helping them contribute to their communities’ development,” said Shiju Varghese, Country Head, TCS Philippines.

goIT is TCS’s flagship student engagement program across North America, LATAM (Latin America), Europe, Asia Pacific, and Australia. It is tailored to meet local communities’ specific needs. The program is estimated to have reached over 12,000 students worldwide in FY 2020.

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for over 50 years. TCS offers a consulting-led, cognitive powered, integrated portfolio of business, technology, and engineering services and solutions. These services and solutions are delivered through TCS’s unique Location Independent AgileTM delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development.

A part of the Tata group, India’s largest multinational business group, TCS has over 443,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries.

Source: Tata Consultancy Services

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FILA's Laura Siegemund Triumphant in New York, Wins First Women's Grand Slam Doubles Title at U.S. Open.

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FILA sponsored tennis player Laura Siegemund captured her first U.S. Open Women’s Doubles title Friday afternoon with partner Vera Zvonareva - defeating the No.3 seeded team of Nicole Melichar and Xu Yifan in straight sets 6-4, 6-4.

The unseeded duo dominated the fortnight in New York, winning in straight sets in four of their five matches. Siegemund and Zvonareva defeated three seeded teams en route to the final, knocking off [7] Kenin/Azarenka, [2] Sabalenka/Mertens, and finally [3] Melichar/Yifan in Friday’s title match.

“It’s not a random choice that we play with each other because we both feel like we can complement each other’s game,” Siegemund stated. “Then something that turns out during the journey through the two weeks is that you, like, in our case, I realized her game style complements mine.”

The doubles title is Siegemund’s sixth in her career and second title at the U.S. Open, following her 2016 mixed doubles title with partner Mate Pavić. Siegemund also improves to 6-3 in career finals with the win in New York.

Introducing FILA’s Original Tennis LX & Centa

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FILA introduces two premium footwear silhouettes - the Original Tennis LX & the Centa.

The ‘Centa’ is FILA’s brand new silhouette featuring rich, premium leather uppers with waxed edges and perforations. The leather FILA flag extends up around the shoe’s collar, and FILA branding on the tongue boasts hand stitch detailing on a tonal embossed patch. The ‘Centa’ comes in three colorways - white, cream, and navy.

The Original Tennis LX is born from one of FILA’s most classic silhouettes, the Original Tennis. Debuting in white, cream, and turquoise, the Original Tennis LX brings a fresh feel to FILA’s footwear lineup. The Original Tennis LX is updated with enhanced construction and premium leather, and features an exposed medial midsole that allows for a lighter and more comfortable fit, the company stated.

Source: FILA

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September 17, 2020

University of Oxford Resumes Vaccine Trial

Oxford University

Oxford, September 16, 2020 —The University of Oxford has announced that the ongoing randomized controlled clinical trials of the Oxford coronavirus vaccine ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 have resumed across all UK clinical trial sites.

“Globally, some 18,000 individuals have received study vaccines as part of the trial. In large trials such as this, it is expected that some participants will become unwell, and every case must be carefully evaluated to ensure careful assessment of safety,” the university said.

“On Sunday [06/09/2020], our standard review process triggered a study-pause to vaccination across all of our global trials to allow the review of safety data by an independent safety review committee and the national regulators. All routine follow-up appointments continued as usual during this period.

“The independent review process has concluded, and following the recommendations of both the independent safety review committee and the UK regulator, the MHRA, the trials will recommence in the UK.

“We cannot disclose medical information about the illness for reasons of participant confidentiality.

We are committed to our participants’ safety and the highest standards of conduct in our studies and will continue to monitor safety closely,” Oxford University stated.

Brazilian trial of Oxford vaccine resumes.

On Saturday [September 12], the Brazilian National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) and the National Council for Research Ethics (Conep) informed the Federal University of São Paulo that all centers participating in the study in Brazil could resume vaccination of volunteers from Monday [September 14]. The Federal University of São Paulo coordinates the clinical research of the Oxford coronavirus vaccine ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 in partnership with Oxford University.

In Brazil, 4,600 volunteers have already been recruited from São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Salvador.

Serum Institute of India to Resume Clinical Trial Of Oxford Covid-19 Vaccine.

The Serum Institute of India has received approval from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) to resume the clinical trial of the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine candidate, officials from the drug manufacturing company confirmed on Wednesday.

The Serum Institute of India is the manufacturing partner of the vaccine candidate named Covishield, developed jointly by the University of Oxford’s Jenner Institute and AstraZeneca.

The Pune-based firm has selected 17 sites in India to conduct the trial. A total of 1,600 candidates will take part in the study.

The selected sites include —

Sources: The University of Oxford. Serum Institute of India.

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September 16, 2020

ACADEMY REVEALS 2020 STUDENT ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS

Student Academy Awards

Photo: Narrative film winners Hua Tong (left), Brian Robau (center), and Kelley Kali before the 45th Annual Student Academy Awards on Thursday, October 11, 2018, in Beverly Hills, CA. Image provided by & copyright © Richard Harbaugh / A.M.P.A.S. [File Photo]


LOS ANGELES, CA - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 18 students as winners of the 47th Student Academy Awards competition. This year, the Student Academy Awards competition received 1,474 entries from 207 domestic and 121 international colleges and universities. The 2020 winners join the ranks of such past Student Academy Award winners as Patricia Cardoso, Pete Docter, Cary Fukunaga, Spike Lee, Trey Parker, Patricia Riggen, and Robert Zemeckis.

The winners are (listed alphabetically by category):

Alternative/Experimental (Domestic and International Film Schools)

Animation (Domestic Film Schools)

Animation (International Film Schools)

Documentary (Domestic Film Schools)

Documentary (International Film Schools)

Narrative (Domestic Film Schools)

Narrative (International Film Schools)

First-time honors go to Baltic Film & Media School, Tallinn University, Estonia, and Institut des Arts de Diffusion, Belgium.

All Student Academy Award-winning films are eligible to compete for 2020 Oscars in the Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film, or Documentary Short Subject category. Past winners have gone on to receive 64 Oscar nominations and have won or shared 13 awards. The medal placements - gold, silver, and bronze - in the seven award categories will be revealed in a virtual program highlighting the winners and their films on Wednesday, October 21.

The Student Academy Awards were established in 1972 to provide a platform for emerging global talent by creating opportunities to showcase their work.

Source: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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Hindustan Unilever's Boost expands its footprint in India

The brand to enter the Western, Northern, and Eastern regions of the country.

Hindustan Unilever Boost

GURUGRAM AND MUMBAI, India, Sept. 15, 2020 — Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) today announced the expansion of Boost, one of India’s leading nourishing beverages in chocolate flavor, into the Western, Northern, and Eastern regions of the country. An iconic brand, Boost is widely enjoyed by kids given its ‘Great Taste’ of chocolate, the benefit of 3X stamina and energy under a formulation consisting of 17 essential nutrients, and legacy of association with leading Indian sports personalities.

The market expansion reaffirms and further supports the brand’s purpose of unleashing the winner in kids across India. The brand narrative, ‘Play A Bigger Game,’ which goes beyond the motivation to tackle everyday challenges and aims to enable kids to take on the more prominent and more formidable opponents in the real world, will drive the geographic growth, Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) explained.

According to Krishnan Sundaram, Vice President, Integration and Business Head, ‎HUL, “Boost has a long-standing legacy in the southern market, and we are excited to be taking this journey forward across all regions of the Indian households. There is a tremendous market opportunity in the milk-rich regions for Boost to establish and eventually lead the category. We are looking forward to embarking on a successful journey for Boost pan India.”

As a part of the comprehensive communication outreach, the much-loved TVC with Indian Cricketer Virat Kohli preparing a young kid to #PlayABiggerGame in his unique style will be on air across regional and national media in Hindi and Marathi. The brand will also continue to convey its purpose of unleashing the winner in kids through its platform, Boostcamp.com, a website democratizing cricket learning, where aspiring kids can learn the skill in various aspects of the game directly from the champions.

Boost will be available in stores and leading e-commerce platforms pan India, HUL announced.

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) is India’s largest Fast-Moving Consumer Goods company with its products touching the lives of nine out of ten households in the country. HUL says it works to create a better future every day.

Source: Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL)

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September 15, 2020

Chandigarh University bags Overall Diamond Rating in the prestigious QS I-Gauge 2020 Indian Universities Rating.

Chandigarh University ranks amongst the top 20 elite Educational Institutions of India and becomes Punjab’s first University to get placed in the prestigious ratings.

QS I-Gauge Rating India

CHANDIGARH, India, Sept. 15, 2020 — QS I-Gauge Rating agency has released the 2020 version of the prestigious ratings of India’s top and elite Universities and Institutions. Chandigarh University Gharuan has managed to barge in Top 20 Educational Institutions of India Ratings with Overall Diamond Rating. Besides, Chandigarh University has emerged as top University (First Position) in Innovation parameter, which recognizes the institution as the Best Research University in India. QS I-Gauge, Indian Universities Ratings are part of the World Universities Rankings and Ratings released every year by the prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) in-depth analysis of higher education institutions around the world.

“This year, about 20 Indian Universities and Institutes have bagged Diamond Rating. Chandigarh University has become the Youngest University of India and the first University of Punjab to be placed amongst India’s top 20 elite educational institutes,” said Chandigarh University Chancellor, Satnam Sandhu. “Besides, Chandigarh University has become the only University of North India to bag Diamond Rating in 7 parameters which included Teaching & Learning, Faculty Quality, Employability, Student Diversity, Infrastructure Facilities, Social Responsibility, and Innovations.” Dr. S.S. Sehgal, Registrar, Chandigarh University, was also present during the media interaction.

“The 2020 edition of QS I-Gauge Ratings has placed 20 Indian Universities or Institutions in the Diamond Ratings while there are 32 Educational Institutions with Gold Ratings and 10 Institutions with Silver Ratings,” added Mr. Sandhu. Earlier in 2019, Chandigarh University had become the youngest University of the country to get an A+ Grade in its first cycle by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). “Students are the major beneficiary of the prestigious rankings and ratings of Universities by National & International Rating Agencies as it opens new avenues for them,” said Dr. S.S. Sehgal, Registrar, Chandigarh University.

“Chandigarh University has managed to scale new heights in National Ranking and Ratings within a short span of its existence as it has been able to perform in every sphere of higher education. In the research domain, Chandigarh University was ranked All India 2nd and first in the Stand-alone University category for filing the highest number of patents 334 in a year for 2018-19. The Office of Controller General of Patent Designs and Trademarks, Government of India had released this rating,” Dr. Sehgal added.

Chandigarh University, located near Chandigarh in Punjab, is the youngest University in India and the only private University in Punjab to be honored with an A+ Grade by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council). CU offers more than 109 UG and PG programs in engineering, management, pharmacy, law, architecture, journalism, animation, hotel management, and commerce.

Source: Chandigarh University

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September 14, 2020

U.S. News & World Report Announces the 2021 Best Colleges Rankings for the USA

The New edition ranks test-blind schools and includes measures of student debt at graduation.

U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report, Princeton University

Photo: Princeton University Campus. Image credit: MaxVT.


WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2020 — U.S. News & World Report today unveiled the 2021 U.S. News Best Colleges in the USA. U.S. News said it remains committed to providing data-driven information and guidance to help prospective students and their families understand their higher education options as students and schools across the nation grapple with the coronavirus pandemic’s impacts.

“The pandemic has affected students across the country, canceling commencement ceremonies and switching classes from in-person to remote,” said Kim Castro, editor, and chief content officer of U.S. News. “Whether students have slightly altered their college plans or changed them entirely, it remains our mission to continue providing students and their families with the tools they need to help find the right school for them.”

This year’s edition includes several updates to the Best Colleges methodology that addresses essential issues directly impacting students and their families. These new measures look at timely topics such as student debt, social mobility, and test-blind admissions policies.

For the 2021 rankings, Princeton University is once again No. 1 among National Universities, and Williams College remains in the top spot among National Liberal Arts Colleges. For Top Public Schools, the University of California—Los Angeles is No. 1 among National Universities. The United States Naval Academy ranks No. 1 for Top Public Schools among National Liberal Arts Colleges.

This 36th edition of Best Colleges evaluates more than 1,400 colleges and universities on 17 academic quality indicators. The data used in the 2021 Best Colleges rankings pertain to student and faculty cohorts that predate the pandemic.

2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges

National Universities - Top 10

  1. Princeton University (N.J.)
  2. Harvard University (M.A.)
  3. Columbia University (N.Y.)
  4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, (M.A.)
  5. Yale University, New Haven, (C.T.)
  6. Stanford University, Stanford, (C.A.)
  7. University of Chicago, Chicago, (I.L.)
  8. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, (P.A.)
  9. California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, (C.A.)
  10. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, (M.D.)

National Liberal Arts Colleges - Top 3

  1. Williams College (M.A.)
  2. Amherst College (M.A.)
  3. Swarthmore College (P.A.)

Top Public Schools

National Universities - Top 3

  1. University of California—Los Angeles
  2. University of California—Berkeley
  3. University of Michigan—Ann Arbor

National Liberal Arts Colleges - Top 3

  1. United States Naval Academy (M.D.)
  2. United States Military Academy (N.Y.)
  3. The United States Air Force Academy (C.O.)

Top Performers on Social Mobility

National Universities - Top 3

  1. University of California—Riverside
  2. University of California—Irvine
  3. Rutgers University—Newark (N.J.)

National Liberal Arts Colleges - Top 3

  1. College of Idaho
  2. Lake Forest College (I.L.)
  3. Thomas Aquinas College (CA)

U.S. News & World Report is a leader in quality rankings that empower people to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives. Founded in 1933, U.S. News has its headquarters in Washington, D.C.

SOURCE: U.S. News & World Report

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September 13, 2020

Third Annual Bloomberg New Economy Forum to Virtually Convene this November, Calling on Global Business and Government Leaders to Shape 'Our New Economy' in a Post-COVID World

Bloomberg Media

Bloomberg Media

Photo: Francine Lacqua, Editor-at-Large, and Presenter, Bloomberg Television, the United Kingdom, captured during the Session “Taking Action for the Ocean” at the Annual Meeting 2019 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, January 23, 2019. Image provided by & copyright © World Economic Forum / Sikarin Fon Thanachaiary.


NEW YORK, September 12, 2020 — Bloomberg Media today announced that the Bloomberg New Economy Forum would hold a virtual, global convening on November 16-19, 2020. For four days and spanning multiple time zones, influential business executives, technology innovators, academics, and government leaders will come together. It would be a collaborative effort between East and West, public and private sectors, developed and developing nations, for designing a more inclusive and sustainable future for all. The 2020 forum is a unique opportunity to drive a constructive global dialogue around the challenges and solutions that will shape “Our New Economy”: a new economic plan that puts the world’s most vulnerable people first.

Forces and trends upending the global economy have accelerated in the wake of Covid-19. The pandemic has exposed the connection between inequality and public health, while the fractured state of today’s geopolitics has hindered efforts at a global response. Governments pour trillions of dollars into the stimulus. That spending could either prop up polluting industries or green fund initiatives, fuel asset bubbles or improve livelihoods in the real economy, spur “medical nationalism” or cross-border collaboration, widen urban disparities, or increase equitable development. Leaders from all geographies must come together to engage in meaningful discourse on how best to emerge from this global crisis, Bloomberg Media stated.

“The coronavirus pandemic is an enormous global challenge that requires cooperation across borders and between the public and private sectors,” said Michael R. Bloomberg, Founder of Bloomberg L.P. and Bloomberg Philanthropies, and Three-Term Mayor of New York City. “If we act wisely, our response to this crisis can also help us address many of the other major challenges facing our world - from climate change and pollution to racial inequity and injustice. The more we work together, the stronger we’ll emerge from the pandemic, and the brighter the future will be - and that’s what the New Economy Forum is all about. It’s an opportunity to bring together leaders to share ideas and build support for policies and partnerships that have the potential to help lift our world back up - and move us all forward.”

Launched in Singapore in 2018, the Bloomberg New Economic Forum is a global convening platform to address the most urgent disruptions facing our planet due to the massive economic transitions already underway. In 2019 the forum was held in Beijing, as more than 500 public and private sector leaders from 45 countries worldwide came together for an unprecedented open exchange of ideas. The 2020 virtual convening will feature town hall meetings and thought-provoking plenaries and breakouts and bilateral meetings to advance a practical agenda for recovery across five core topic areas: finance, trade, climate, health, and cities.

To advance this effort, Bloomberg New Economy will welcome several new Advisory Board members and participants to the 2020 forum, including:

With Dr. Henry A. Kissinger as Honorary Chair and Henry M. Paulson, Jr. as Chair, the Bloomberg New Economy Forum Advisory Board comprises more than 50 distinguished government and business leaders, including

Bloomberg Media is presenting the New Economy Forum in partnership with:

McKinsey and Company is the exclusive Knowledge Partner.

For the first time, the Bloomberg New Economic Forum will invite widespread participation with many live-streamed, interactive sessions to elevate a range of voices and drive deeper engagement across all sectors and regions.

Bloomberg Media is a leading, global, multi-platform brand that provides decision-makers with timely news, analysis, and intelligence on business, finance, technology, climate change, politics, etc. Powered by a newsroom of over 2,700 journalists and analysts, it reaches influential audiences worldwide across every platform, including digital, social, TV, radio, print, and live events. Bloomberg Media is a division of Bloomberg L.P.

Source: Bloomberg Media

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United Nations General Assembly Holds 64th Plenary Meeting.

United Nations General Assembly

Photo: The UN General Assembly votes on draft resolution A/74/L.92 under agenda item 14 entitled “Comprehensive and coordinated response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic”. At the dais is Tijjani Muhammad-Bande (left), President of the seventy-fourth session of the United Nations General Assembly, and Kenji Nakano, Chief of the General Assembly Affairs Branch, Department for General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM). 11 September 2020. United Nations, New York. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe.

United Nations General Assembly

Photo: A broad view of the UN General Assembly Hall as Tijjani Muhammad-Bande (left at the dais and on screens), President of the seventy-fourth session of the United Nations General Assembly, chairs the 64th plenary meeting of the 74th session of the General Assembly. The meeting took action on draft resolutions A/74/L.91 on Malaria and A/74/L.92 on a comprehensive and coordinated response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 11 September 2020. United Nations, New York. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe.

United Nations

Photo: UN Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the General Assembly’s virtual informal meeting on the Report of the Secretary-General on the Review of the Peacebuilding Architecture. 11 September 2020. New York, United States of America. UN Photo / Loey Felipe.

Source: United Nations, New York

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September 12, 2020

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Wins 2020 Gartner Communications Award.

Tata Consultancy Services Won the Award for Excellence in Building a Corporate Brand, for its Customer-centric Campaign, Digital Transformation with Business 4.0™

Tata Consultancy Services

Tata Consultancy Services

Photo: Natarajan Chandrasekaran, Chief Executive Officer, and Managing Director, Tata Consultancy Services, India; Mentor of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014 in Tianjin, People’s Republic of China 2014. Image provided by & copyright © World Economic Forum / Ciaran McCrickard.


New York & Mumbai, India, Sept. 10, 2020 — Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, has won the 2020 Gartner Communications Award in the category Excellence in Building a Corporate Brand for its campaign Digital Transformation with Business 4.0™.

The Gartner Communications Awards support and showcase the great work of communicators who have achieved real, measurable business outcomes in their organizations. TCS’ Business 4.0 campaign was chosen from among 200 entries from organizations across 30 countries. It was recognized for defining a truly unique, differentiated brand that fulfills stakeholder needs, building a brand connection with external audiences, helping employees fulfill the brand promise, and measuring the corporate brand’s impact on employees and other audiences.

TCS launched the Business 4.0 thought leadership framework to provide enterprises a roadmap for their digital transformation. The framework identified four winning behaviors for success in the Business 4.0 world: Driving mass personalization, creating exponential value, leveraging ecosystems, and embracing risk, all accomplished by harnessing the power of new technologies such as the cloud, internet of things, analytics, automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence.

“The judges loved this company’s approach to raising brand awareness through the eyes of their customers and making customers the hero of that story. Their multi-phased layered effort involved brand ambassadors and several kinds of channels and storytelling approaches. And they sealed the deal with very impressive metrics which pointed to clear impact on business performance,” said Dorian Cundick, VP, Advisory, Gartner.

“We are delighted to receive this recognition from the expert jury. To showcase how our Business 4.0 thought leadership framework helps enterprises draw up their digital transformation roadmaps, we leveraged storytelling as a powerful tool. We got our customers to narrate their individual growth and transformation journeys. The outcome was a very effective communication of how our framework works in real life and differentiated positioning for TCS. The large number of market-defining transformational engagements we have entered into in the last couple of years is a strong validation of that strategy,” said Rajashree R, Chief Marketing Officer, TCS.

This latest recognition follows a host of awards won by TCS this year to date for its marketing and communications efforts, including a Gold Stevie in the category Mobile Marketing Campaign of the Year and a Silver Stevie in the category Best User Experience at the 2020 American Business Awards®. Additionally, TCS was recognized by Brand Finance as the fastest-growing brand of the decade by brand value, and among the Top 3 brands in IT services globally.

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for over 50 years. TCS offers a consulting-led, cognitive powered, integrated portfolio of business, technology, and engineering services and solutions. These services and solutions are delivered through TCS’s unique Location Independent AgileTM delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development.

A part of the Tata group, India’s largest multinational business group, TCS has over 443,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries.

Source: Tata Consultancy Services

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September 11, 2020

CBS News President Susan Zirinsky to accept 2020 National Press Club Fourth Estate Award at November 18 Gala.

National Press Club

Photo: CBS News President Susan Zirinsky to accept 2020 National Press Club Fourth Estate Award at November 18 Gala.


WASHINGTON, September 10, 2020 — Susan Zirinsky, president and senior executive producer of CBS News, will receive the National Press Club’s most esteemed prize, the Fourth Estate Award, at a Press Club gala in her honor on November 18, 2020, in Washington, D.C.

Zirinsky is the 48th recipient of the award, which recognizes journalists who have made significant contributions to the field.

“Susan Zirinsky is the personification of journalistic perseverance, tenacity, and integrity,” said National Press Club President Michael Freedman. “Like the best of those before her at the network of Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite, Susan leads by example, displaying the courage of her convictions and making a positive difference - at CBS News and throughout the profession. She is a role model for women and everyone who is dedicated to journalistic ethics and excellence. We are proud to honor her achievements - and that’s the way it is!”

The Fourth Estate Award is the top honor bestowed on a journalist by the National Press Club Board of Governors. The first recipient was Walter Cronkite in 1973. Other previous winners include Amanda Bennett, Marty Baron, Dean Baquet, Wolf Blitzer, Gwen Ifill, Marvin Kalb, Andrea Mitchell, Bob Woodward, Jim Lehrer, Christiane Amanpour, and David Broder. The gala dinner is a fundraiser for the Club’s nonprofit affiliate, the National Press Club Journalism Institute, which promotes an engaged global citizenry through an independent and free press, and equips journalists with skills and standards to inform the public in ways that inspire civic engagement.

Susan Zirinsky began her career in 1972 as a part-time desk assistant in the CBS News Washington bureau two weeks after the Watergate break-in. Still completing her undergraduate degree at American University at the time, she was surrounded by the legendary CBS News reporting team led by Walter Cronkite that dominated Watergate coverage on television.

Quickly rising through the ranks, Zirinsky became an associate producer for “The CBS Morning News” and then a producer on “The CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite.” In that role, she became a White House producer and spent a decade covering the Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan presidencies. She traveled with them throughout the world, where she produced reports with Lesley Stahl, Ed Bradley, Bob Schieffer, and Bill Plante for various broadcasts. She was promoted in 1987 to a senior producer for the “CBS Evening News with Dan Rather” in Washington.

In a celebrated career spanning four decades, Zirinsky has produced a wide variety of award-winning documentaries and programs. She covered a range of historical stories, from the Gulf War to the student uprising in Tiananmen Square, from the White House for ten years to the 9/11 attacks, and from the Paris terrorist attacks to the mass shooting at a Parkland, Fla. School. Her work has garnered many of journalism’s top honors, including multiple Emmys, the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award, and the George Foster Peabody Award.

Zirinsky took the helm of CBS News as President and Senior Executive Producer on March 1, 2019. In her first nine months on the job, Zirinsky oversaw an overhaul of the news division, including the launch of “The CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell,” and the move of the broadcast to Washington, D.C.

Founded in 1908, the National Press Club is the World’s Leading Professional Organization for Journalists™. Located three blocks from the White House, the Club represents more than 3,000 reporters, editors, and communicators worldwide.

Source: National Press Club

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