KYTX-19, CBS (TV Station)
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KYTX-19 is a Tyler, Texas television station and an affiliate of the CBS television network.
Use of Video News Releases and/or Satellite Media Tours
In the 6am news bulletin on December 23, 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. 
In the 8am news bulletin on January 2, 2005 the station broadcast an interview from a satellite media tour mixed with edited and re-voiced material from a video news release produced by D S Simon Productions for Subway promoting its "fresh solutions" menu. 
KYTX-TV CBS 19
2211 ESE Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701
Phone (903) 581-2211
Fax (903) 581-5769
- 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.