MMI Writer, Wesley Hyatt Discusses Kicking Off the Week: A History of Monday Night Football on ABC Television, 1970-2005

Raleigh, NC, March 31, 2007 --( Patty Briguglio, president of MMI Associates, Inc., a Raleigh-based marketing and public relations firm, has announced the release of a podcast featuring commentary by MMI writer, Wesley Hyatt. In the podcast, Hyatt discusses the specific details and inspiration for his recently published book, “Kicking Off The Week: A History of Monday Night Football on ABC Television, 1970-2005.” Other published works by Hyatt include “The Encyclopedia of Daytime Television,” “The Billboard Book of Number One Adult Contemporary Hits,” “Short-Lived Television Series, 1948-1978,” “A Critical History of Television’s The Red Skelton Show, 1951-1971” and “Emmy Award Winning Nighttime Television Shows, 1948-2004.” The podcast is now available to download at

“Wesley is such an asset to MMI Associates, Inc.,” said Briguglio. “It is an honor to have such an accomplished author on our staff, and I am excited to celebrate the completion of his latest book.”

About Wesley Hyatt:
Wesley Hyatt is a Writer at MMI Associates, Inc., a full-service marketing and public relations firm. Wesley 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 Associates, Inc.:
MMI Associates, Inc. is a full-service marketing and public relations firm offering a wide range of services to help clients achieve measurable results in brand awareness, name recognition, market penetration and crisis management. Established in 1994 in Phoenix, Arizona, this award-winning firm was named one of the top 10 public relations firms in the state by Arizona Business Magazine and bizAZ Magazine. In North Carolina, the Triangle Business Journal’s Book of Lists has recognized MMI as one of the top public relations firms in the Triangle. The firm has received numerous awards for its work and most recently was named one of the Best Places to Work in the Triangle. For more information, please call 919-233-6600 or visit the Web site at

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.

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Patty Briguglio