WHAT: EPIX will present the Washington premiere of "SCHOOLED: THE PRICE OF COLLEGE SPORTS" along with a town hall discussion on the topic of college student-athlete compensation. The discussion will include many of those involved in the film as well as a host of invited student-athletes, coaches, and officials on both sides of this hotly contested debate. WHEN: Wednesday October 9, 2013 7:00 pm screening, panel to follow WHERE: The National Cable and Telecommunications Association 25 Massachusetts Avenue NW WHO: Bobby Valentine, Director of Athletics, Sacred Heart University, former MLB Manager, Executive producer Taylor Branch, Pulitzer Prize Winning author and producer Devon Ramsay, former Univ. of North Carolina football player Mary Willingham, professor and student advisor, University of North Carolina Andrew Muscato, film producer DETAILS: The event will be hosted by Mark Greenberg, EPIX CEO and will be moderated by John Ourand of The Sports Business Journal. The audience will include many stakeholders in this topic, including invited athletes and parents from area high schools and colleges. The film will debut on EPIX HD on October 16 ay 8:00 pm. CONTACTS: Marlea Willis/212.846.6748 EPIX Mwillis@epixhd.com Joe Favorito/917-566-8345 email@example.com
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EPIX Marlea Willis, 212.846.6748 Mwillis@epixhd.com or Joe Favorito, 917-566-8345 firstname.lastname@example.org
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