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U-T San Diego Expands ‘Real Time’ Digital Footprint, Revamps U-T TV

July 31, 2014  |  By admin  |  💬No comments

Award Winning Local Media Company Adds ‘Anytime, Anywhere’ News, Sports & Entertainment on Various Devices San Diego, CA July 28, 2014.  To keep up with the rapid pace of consumer demand for 24-hour, real-time content, the U-T San Diego has significantly upgraded its digital platform, which has already experienced tremendous growth. The media company has… Read more »

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Society of Professional Journalists Bestows 17 First-Place Awards on U-T San Diego Journalists

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Awards Showcase High Quality of Journalism from U-T San Diego   – July 2014 U-T San Diego won 17 first-place awards in the Society of Professional Journalists San Diego chapter’s annual contest. The awards were presented July 10, 2014 at the Bali Hai on Shelter Island. The awards covered the journalistic spectrum, from breaking news to… Read more »

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Manchester Awards $247 Million Construction Contract

June 10, 2014  |  By admin  |  💬No comments

Hunt Construction Group selected to spearhead construction of Fairmont Austin hotel Austin, Texas (March 19, 2014) – The developer of the Fairmont Austin hotel has selected Hunt Construction Group as the project’s construction firm. Manchester Texas Financial Group LLC (MTFG), the developer of the hotel, notes Hunt Construction Group is the same firm that was… Read more »

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Manchester Signs $247M Deal To Build Austin Hotel

June 4, 2014  |  By admin  |  💬No comments

U-T San Diego Publisher “Papa” Doug Manchester, whose development company three decades ago built San Diego’s first major convention hotel, on Wednesday inked a nearly $247 million contract to construct a 47-story convention hotel in Austin, Texas. Construction on the 1,054-room Fairmont Austin, which will be linked to the Austin center via a skybridge, is… Read more »

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