San Diego, CA, August 8, 2008 –– Turner Network Sales (TNS), the domestic distribution, sales and marketing arm of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.), CNN and Time Warner Cable will offer the Election Express Yourself Tour in the San Diego area on Wednesday August 13, 2008 at
the Coronado Ferry Landing located at 1201 First Street in Coronado, CA from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Election Express Yourself Tour airstream trailer will travel across the country and includes activities for the public to express their political personality by designing election memorabilia, participating in on-line activities and polls, and political trivia. During this political time, high interest is resonating throughout popular culture. CNN sets the stage for an energized campaign season with its Election Express Yourself Tour.
“At Time Warner Cable, we believe it’s important to provide the public the opportunity to voice their political opinions and personality, and CNN continues to provide the perfect, most creative forum for this program,” said Marc Farrar, Vice President of Public Affairs for Time Warner Cable’s San Diego division.
“Time Warner Cable and CNN, the leader in coverage and analysis of Election 2008, are giving the people of San Diego a chance to voice their views on a history-making political event,” said Gary Brockman, vice president of network marketing and operations, TNS.
As it rolls across the country, the CNN Election Express Yourself tour will educate citizens about current political issues and allow them to express their own political views through “shout out” video portraits, on-line interaction and numerous on-site activities, including political trivia and the chance to design personalized election memorabilia. The tour and the opinions of those who visit the Airstream may be featured on CNN programming in the weeks leading up to the presidential election. The tour will include co-branded premiums to be given away to attendees. There will also a polling station and graffiti wall for participants to have another avenue to voice their opinions.
About Time Warner Cable San Diego Division:
More than 1,400 local employees serve customers in the San Diego division of Time Warner Cable with cable television, high speed online and home telephone services over a fiber-rich broadband network.
Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with technologically advanced, 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. As of December 31, 2007, Time Warner Cable served approximately 14.6 million customers who subscribed to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services. More information is available at www.twcsd.com.
CNN Worldwide, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner Company, is the most trusted source for news and information. Its reach extends to nine cable and satellite television networks; one private place-based network; two radio networks; wireless devices around the world; CNN Digital Network, the No. 1 network of news Web sites in the United States; CNN Newsource, the world’s most extensively syndicated news service; and strategic international partnerships within both television and the digital media.
Turner Network Sales (TNS), a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.), is responsible for the sales and marketing of Turner Broadcasting’s 10 domestic basic cable networks – TBS, CNN, Headline News, TNT, Cartoon Network, Turner Classic Movies, CNN International, CNN en Español, Boomerang and truTV – to cable and satellite affiliates and special markets throughout the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.