TO: News editors, directors
WHAT: The Sun Herald and The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast College of Business present the lecture, “Is the Coast Ready for Hollywood: Lessons Learned on My Journey to Tinseltown… and Back,” with Margaret Loesch.
WHERE: Advanced Education Center auditorium at the Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach
WHEN: Thursday, March 11 at 7 p.m.
SPECIFICS: Loesch is the first president and CEO of the new Discovery/Hasbro Joint Venture, LLC, The Hub. She and her team are rebuilding the Discovery Kids Channel and creating new family entertainment programming for television. She is the founding president and CEO of the Hallmark Channel and supervised production for Jim Henson Television.
CONTACT: Southern Miss Gulf Coast University Communications at 228.865.4573.
About The University of Southern Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi, founded in 1910, is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities. In a tradition of leadership for student development, Southern Miss is educating a 21st century work force providing intellectual capital, cultural enrichment and innovation to Mississippi and the world. Southern Miss is located in Hattiesburg, Miss., with an additional campus and teaching and research sites on the Mississippi Gulf Coast; further information is found at www.usm.edu/gulfcoast .