November 15, 1995
NYNEX CONTACT: Media Relations,
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
NYNEX is a global communications and media company that provides
a full range of services in the northeastern United States and
high-growth markets around the world, including the United Kingdom,
Thailand, Gibraltar, Greece, Indonesia, the Philippines, Poland,
Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
The Corporation is a leader in the telecommunications, wireless communications,
cable television, directory publishing
and entertainment and information services.
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