SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) Chairman, CEO and President Tony Earley will be featured in an upcoming episode of "Hiring America," a television program providing valuable resources and information for new and seasoned veterans moving from the service into the workforce or seeking to build their careers.
The half-hour episode will be telecast in the San Francisco Bay Area at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, on KICU Channel 36. In addition, "Hiring America" will be seen this weekend in 32 nationwide media markets with military installations as well as The Pentagon Channel, the Department of Defense's satellite television channel, which broadcasts military news and information programs to nearly 2.6 million members of the Armed Forces. The program will be available online at YouTube.com/hiringamerica beginning Monday, Nov. 11.
In this episode, Earley talks about his experiences as a U.S. Navy officer, how his Navy background helps him lead a major utility company and how PG&E strongly supports integrating veterans into its workforce through programs such as PowerPathway™. Besides Earley, the segment also includes interviews with former veterans who became PG&E employees.
"We're thrilled at 'Hiring America' to have PG&E as a show participant," said Bill Deutch, the program's creator and producer. "And Tony Earley's military experience, tremendous business acumen and success combine to make him an ideal guest."
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, with 20,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nation's cleanest energy to 15 million people in Northern and Central California. For more information, visit http://www.pge.com/about/newsroom/ and www.pgecurrents.com.
About "Hiring America"
"Hiring America" is the first national television show dedicated to jobs and career direction for returning U.S. military veterans. Hosted by television news reporter Gigi Stone Woods ("Good Morning America" and ABC News), "Hiring America" can be seen on The Pentagon Channel as well as in 32 key military markets throughout the United States. "Hiring America" showcases companies hiring veterans and services organizations supporting transitioning veterans and military families. More information can be found at HiringAmerica.net.
SOURCE Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)