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Stephen Arnold Music Creates ?Were Your Station For PappasOriginal image song to be used by eight TV stations (September 02, 2004)
Stephen Arnold Music, widely regarded as the leading provider of original and syndicated music to the broadcasting industry, with its musical compositions heard daily in over 100-million American homes on 280 television stations and numerous broadcast and cable TV networks, has created an original image song for eight Pappas TV Stations which will debut on September 7th. The announcement was made today by company founder/composer Stephen Arnold.
The song, entitled ?Were Your Station, was written by Stephen Arnold, and was produced by Chad Cook, Creative Director, Stephen Arnold Music.
Said client Chris Beeler, Creative Director, Pappas Telecasting, Omaha, NE, ?We have branded eight of our stations together under the ?Were Your Station slogan, as these stations feature similar on-air graphics and a similar ?look and feel. Stephen Arnold Music produced a fabulously creative jingle for us, a real grand slam, that allows us the ability to tailor the lyrics of the song to each of these individual eight markets. Its important for each of our stations to have a distinct personality, and this new song certainly helps us in defining these personalities.
Added Mr. Arnold, ?This was an interesting project, as it featured an electric Hammered Dulcimer, which I ran through my wah-wah pedal to give it a unique and distinctive, acid-gospel flavor. Vocals were performed by Nashville recording artist Jon Christopher.
The eight Pappas TV stations that will feature the new ?Were Your Station jingle are KMPH-TV, Fresno-Visalia, CA; KP-TV, Omaha, NE; KPWB-TV, Des Moines-Ames, IA; WTWB-TV, Greensboro, NC; KPTH-TV, Sioux City, IA; KSNB-TV/KTVG-TV, Lincoln/Kearney, NE; KDBC-TV, El Paso, TX; and KSWT-TV, Yuma, AZ & El Centro, CA.
About Stephen Arnold Music:
Founded in l993, Stephen Arnold Music, based near Dallas, is a full-service music production company servicing television networks, TV stations, film houses, and advertising agencies, worldwide. The company regularly contributes original music to 280 television stations in the U.S., and its music is heard in over 100-million American homes daily. Stephen Arnold Music specializes in original music composition and production: providing music for network campaigns, news packages, promotional, sports, and entertainment packages, scoring for film and video, and producing original music for multimedia and interactive applications.
The companys website is: www.stephenarnoldmusic.com
Stephen Arnold is a recent Emmy Award winner for his work on behalf of Comcast Cable, as well as the recent winner of a 2004 ?Gold Promax Award and two "Silver" Promax Awards for his musical contributions on behalf of various clients. Stephen Arnold Music is also the previous winner of dozens of major industry awards, including many Promax/BDA Gold Medallions, and multiple Emmy, Addy, and Texas Broadcast Association Gold Awards, as well as an IABC Bronze Quill and numerous local advertising association honors
Historically, the companys clients have included ABC News, CBS, CNN, CNN Headline News, National Geographic Channel, FOX, HBO, Time-Warner, TNN, ESPN, the WB Network, Sinclair, and Media General Broadcasting, as well as such major advertisers as McDonalds, Honda, Pizza Hut, Hershey, and Kodak, among many others.
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