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NEWS 14 CAROLINA WELCOMES NEW WEEKDAY MORNING ANCHOR, MARTI SKOLD

Release Date: 11/21/2011

Raleigh, NC (November 21, 2011) - News 14 Carolina introduces a new weekday morning anchor, Marti Skold. While she has already begun doing special projects, Marti begins her full-time anchor duties December 1.

Marti Skold is a two-time Emmy Award winning journalist who brings more than 20 years of broadcasting experience to the News 14 Carolina anchor desk.  She comes to News 14 Carolina from Salt Lake City, Utah where she was morning anchor and hosted a daily talk show at KTVX-TV. 

“We’re pleased to be bringing Marti and her television journalism experience to News 14 Carolina’s statewide network. She’s worked in North Carolina before and is excited to be back near friends and family,” says Alan Mason, News 14 Carolina vice president and general manager.

Growing up in Minnesota, Marti started her career at a local radio station in her hometown of Benson.  Marti has worked as a journalist in the Miami and Los Angeles areas, as well as in the Wilmington and Greenville, North Carolina television markets.

She graduated with honors from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota with a double major in Communications and English/Writing and a minor in Scandinavian Studies. Marti is very much in tune with her Norwegian and Swedish heritage and taught Norwegian in the summer while she was attending college.

About Time Warner Cable

Time Warner Cable’s East Region provides technologically advanced video, Internet and telephone services to more than 5.9 million residential and business customers.  Time Warner Cable’s East Region serves more than 1,300 cities in nine states, including Alabama, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.  The East Region has more than 17,000 employees focused on delivering the company’s mission every day by connecting people and businesses with information, entertainment and each other. 

Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with well-clustered systems located mainly in five geographic areas — New York State (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas.  Time Warner Cable serves more than 14 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services.  Time Warner Cable Business Class offers a suite of phone, Internet, Ethernet and cable television services to businesses of all sizes. Time Warner Cable Media, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions that are targeted and affordable.  More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at www.timewarnercable.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmedia.com.

About News14 Carolina

News 14 Carolina is a 24-hour state and local news and weather network only available to Time Warner Cable customers on channels 14, 114, 1114 and 1414. It’s one of the most technologically advanced, digital newsrooms in the country. Utilizing Time Warner Cable’s fiber optic network, News 14 Carolina provides four distinct news channels to various markets across North Carolina that can share news of statewide interest. With the largest team of meteorologists in the state, News 14 Carolina features local weather forecasts every ten minutes with Weather on the Ones. Time Warner Cable customers have relied on News 14 Carolina and Weather on the Ones for news and information anytime of the day or night. News 14 Carolina is your news now.

Contact:  Alan Mason     
Vice President and General Manager,
News 14 Carolina 
alan.mason@twcable.com 
(919) 882-4010

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