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Salt Lake City –Workman Nydegger is pleased to award the Workman Nydegger Scholarships for Women in Engineering, Science, and Technology to two University of Utah students, Jennifer Nelson and Rachel Cantrell and two Brigham Young University students, Kathryn Varela and Savannah Grossarth for the Fall 2018 semester.

Riverdale– America First Credit Union would like to congratulate Justin Garrett on being selected as the new service center manager of the Bountiful Smith’s branch. Garrett began his career with America First in September 2012 as a teller at the Bountiful Dick’s branch and was promoted to the backup lead teller one year later at the North Salt Lake Winegar’s branch. He later served as the service center lead teller, and in May 2015, Garrett transferred to the Clearfield Kent’s branch. Garrett has been serving in his current role as the market branch assistant manager of the Bountiful branch since March 2016 and is being promoted to service center manager effective Monday, May 28.

Salt Lake City– After 40 years at KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM/1160 AM, Doug Wright will be stepping back from daily on-air hosting duties on June 1, his 40th anniversary at KSL NewsRadio. Doug will continue at the station as a special news consultant and correspondent, providing insight and commentary on top news stories for both KSL TV and KSL Newsradio. He will also continue to host the popular and long-running “KSL Movie Show” on Fridays from 9 a.m. – noon. Doug will be available for interviews before his final show on Friday morning between 7:30-8:00 a.m. Video cameras are also welcome in the KSL radio studio between 9:00-11:00 a.m., however not during his last hour from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. For a link to download HD video of Doug’s final 11:00 a.m. – noon hour, please reach out to KSL’s Becky Bruce at bbruce@ksl.com. Where Utah comes to talk, The Doug Wright show has provided a platform for people of all political affiliations, religions and beliefs to come together with the goal of better understanding each other. Over 40 years, Doug has interviewed thousands of guests including lawmakers, clergy members, and ordinary Utah citizens anxious to make a difference in the community.

Salt Lake City– Sorenson Media, a leading technology provider for broadcasters, advertisers and television manufacturers, today announced the appointment of Pat Nola, formerly the company’s chief operating officer, as CEO. A proven business leader in directing high-growth companies, Nola originally joined Sorenson Media in 2000, eventually becoming president and CEO of Sorenson Communications, a spin-off company that is the leading communications provider for the deaf. While at Sorenson Communications, Nola also founded CaptionCall, the top phone captioning system in the industry, also serving as president and CEO. He returned to Sorenson Media as COO in April 2016. In transitioning his role to CEO, Nola will oversee all aspects of company growth and strategy. His priorities will include ensuring proper execution of the company’s vision for addressable linear advertising, directing new product releases and establishing partnerships with networks, broadcasters and advertisers. Nola’s new role comes as a result of the company’s renewed focus on addressable advertising platforms. Moving forward, Sorenson Media will be singularly focused on addressable advertising and Nola will ensure the company is fully capitalizing on the opportunity to deliver unique technology offerings to drive the future of television advertising.