WCCB-18, FOX (TV Station)
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WCCB-18 is a Charlotte, North Carolina television station and an affiliate of the FOX television network.
Use of Video News Releases and/or Satellite Media Tours
In the 7am news bulletin on December 14, 2005 the station broadcast an interview from a satellite media tour (SMT) organized by D S Simon Productions for the Knowledge Adventure, Brother Build-A-Bear Workshop, Tide to Go and Drugstore.com on stocking stuffer ideas for Christmas. The SMT was part of PR campaign by Edelman. 
According to the "Healthy Housekeeper" website, WCCB aired an SMT titled "Quick & Healthy Housekeeping with Laura Dellutri" on June 8, 2004, at 6:30 AM. 
WCCB-18 FOX Charlotte
One Television Place
Charlotte NC 28208
Phone: (704) 372-1800
Phone: (704) 632-7361
Fax: (704) 358-4841
- Audio news releases
- Brand Hype
- Branded Entertainment
- Media releases
- Satellite Media Tours
- Radio Media Tours
- Public Service Announcements
- Video news releases: PR for California's Schwarzenegger administration
- Diane Farsetta and Daniel Price, "Fake TV News: Widespread and Undisclosed: A multimedia report on television newsrooms' use of material provided by PR firms on behalf of paying clients", Center for Media and Democracy, April 6, 2006.