TELE-TV Announces Appointment of Tom Tyrer as Vice President, Communications for TELE-TV Media

November 15, 1995

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TELE-TV Announces Appointment of Tom Tyrer as Vice President,

Communications for TELE-TV Media

Former Electronic Media L.A. Bureau Chief Moves to New Media


LOS ANGELES, CA -- Monie Begley Feurey, senior

vice president, communications for TELE-TV, announced today

the appointment of Tom Tyrer as vice president, communications

for TELE-TV Media.

Mr. Tyrer will report to Ms. Begley Feurey and will be based

at the TELE-TV Media headquarters in Los Angeles. Mr.

Tyrer will have responsibility for the publicity, media relations

and communications efforts of the Media division of TELE-TV.

Previous to joining TELE-TV, Mr. Tyrer served as Los

Angeles bureau chief of Electronic Media, Crain Communications.

During his seven year association with Crain Communications,

which began in May 1988, Mr. Tyrer moved from corporate editorial

assistant, to staff reporter and then to his bureau chief position.

In that position, Mr. Tyrer coordinated all West Coast coverage

of content production and distribution businesses. His network

of relationships with the leading professionals in the broadcast

network, broadcast syndication, new media, and telecommunications

businesses contributed to maintaining Electronic Media's reputation

as one of the most important entertainment trade publications.

In making the announcement, Ms. Begley Feurey said: "Tom

joins TELE-TV at a time when the organization must respond

to an ever-increasing interest on the part of all our audiences

to understand the strategy, direction and developments of the

company. During his tenure at Electronic Media Tom gained a reputation

as one of the most insightful and talented journalists covering

the business. TELE-TV Media is fortunate to have attracted

such a first class talent to communicate our business."

Sandy Grushow, president, of TELE-TV Media, commented

on the appointment: "I have known Tom since my days at FOX,

and have long respected his talent and integrity. Tom will be

working closely with me to effectively communicate the news of


Mr. Tyrer received a B.A. degree in 1985 and an M.A. degree

in 1987 from the University of Iowa Writer's Program.

He is married to Kathy Tyrer and lives in the Los Angeles area.

TELE-TV, headquartered in New York, is a media and technology

company created by Bell Atlantic (NYSE: BEL), NYNEX

(NYSE: NYN) and Pacific Telesis (NYSE: PAC).

The TELE-TV Media division is based in Los Angeles. The

TELE-TV System division is based in Reston, Virginia, with

offices in San Ramon, California. TELE-TV will develop

and offer nationally branded, traditional and interactive home

entertainment, and information services over wireless and telephone

networks in six of the nation's top seven markets beginning next


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