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Television Historian Wesley Hyatt to Co-Host Live Internet Broadcast of Game Show Congress 7

Cary, NC, November 07, 2009 --( Patty Briguglio, president of MMI Public Relations, a Raleigh based, full service public relations firm, has announced that senior writer Wesley Hyatt, will co-host a live Internet broadcast of Game Show Congress 7 along with Stu Shostak on Shokus Internet Radio ( on Sunday, Nov. 15 from Studio City, Calif. starting at 3 p.m. Eastern/noon Pacific. The event recognizes excellence in the TV game and quiz show industry and will honor two former emcees, Geoff Edwards (Jackpot, The New Treasure Hunt) and Allen Ludden (Password). Edwards will be in attendance, while Emmy-winning actress Betty White (The Golden Girls) will accept in person on behalf of Ludden, her late husband. Hyatt, author of The Encyclopedia of Daytime Television, will provide background from his arsenal of TV knowledge as he gives coverage and commentary during the event. Several celebrities are slotted to attend, and most have agreed to stop by the broadcast booth to say hello to listeners and talk with the hosts. Hyatt and Shostak will be taking questions while on air, and comments and questions can be e-mailed to

“I am honored to be to co-hosting Game Show Congress 7,” said Hyatt. “I am looking forward to meeting the stars and talking with them. It should be a fun event for people at home to hear if they are not able to attend it in person.”

- The event will be held at the Beverly Garland Holiday Inn in Studio City.

-The Game Show Congress is a seminar and trade show covering television, radio and Internet broadcast game shows and game operas, plus restaurant and bar quiz events running Nov. 14 and 15.

- For more information, call (303) 520-0200 or visit

About Wesley Hyatt:
Wesley Hyatt is a Writer at MMI Public Relations, a Raleigh based full-service public relations firm. Senior writer Hyatt is responsible for a wide range of duties at MMI, including writing press releases, biographies, and other collateral, as well as proofreading copy, editing copy and tracking news clips. Prior to joining MMI, Wesley worked as a senior editorial assistant with Divers Alert Network, a nonprofit scuba diving and dive safety association affiliated with Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He has served as editor for weekly newspapers in Hillsborough, N.C. and Jamestown, N.C. Wesley is a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Communications and English. A North Carolina native, he resides in Chapel Hill.

About MMI Public Relations:
MMI Public Relations is a Raleigh-based, full-service PR firm that helps its clients start big conversations and make powerful connections. With a strong base in traditional public relations tactics, MMI has strategically evolved into a market leader in emerging PR tools such as social media, online video and podcasting. MMI works with firms and individuals in a wide spectrum of industries across the nation. Ranked among the Triangle’s top four PR firms and in the top 10 percent nationally, MMI is the recipient of more than 50 awards in the public relations arena as well as in the community. For more information, call (919) 233-6600 or visit the MMI Public Relations Web site at

Jake Potter
MMI Public Relations
(919) 233-6600

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