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Weekly “Green” series, Do Your Part with Terri Bennett, debuts on News 14 Carolina

Release Date: 09/30/2011

Charlotte, NC (September 30, 2011) –Furthering Time Warner Cable’s commitment to protect the environment and improve the communities in which we operate, News 14 Carolina is bringing well-known Charlotte area television personality, Terri Bennett back on the air to focus on stories around environmental responsibility.

Starting Sunday, October 2, 2011, on News 14 Carolina, Bennett presents, Do Your Part, a weekly series on practical, eco-friendly solutions and information.  The segments inspire viewers to reduce environmental waste and improve our planet through everyday green living.   Do Your Part educates viewers on how simple and beneficial it is to cut waste and unwanted chemicals out of their lives – making it easy and economical to go green.

“Terri is an excellent communicator. Her stories are easy to understand and her tips are easy to implement so that all of us can live greener at home,” says Alan Mason, News 14 Carolina vice president and general manager.  “Whether you’re looking for safer bath products for babies, the simplest foods to grow at home or ways to slash the amount of energy you use, Terri has useful information we can all benefit from.”

Bennett spent 20 years on television as a meteorologist before launching a media company focusing on green education.  “When you and your family start incorporating a few of these practices into your daily life, you’ll see immediate results both in the health of your home and in the health of your planet,” says Bennett.

There’s several ways to watch Do Your Part on Time Warner Cable:

• News 14 Carolina – Sunday’s at approximately :17 past the hour in even-numbered hours.
• On
• Carolina On Demand - Time Warner Cable digital channels 199 or 1047
• Find it on Demand – Time Warner Cable digital channel 1083

For more information about News 14 Carolina and Do Your Part visit  or

Terri Bennett’s Bio:
Terri Bennett is the founder of ‘Do Your Part’ - a media company specializing in producing content about all things green. Terri is also the author of a weekly newspaper column for the McClatchy Tribune Information Services.  Her website,, features a dedicated eco-news section, green chat rooms, and weekly green giveaways. She recently completed her first book, “Do Your Part: A Practical Guide to Every Day Green Living.” Terri is also a renowned meteorologist who spent nearly 20 years on television delivering nightly weather forecasts. Along the way she earned two prestigious Emmy awards, title of “Best Weathercaster in the Carolinas” numerous times, and the “Excellence in Science Reporting” from the American Meteorological Society.

About News 14 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 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.

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, and

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