SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Word Network will break ground and hold a news conference on Friday, April 15, at 11:30 A.M., to announce a new state-of-the-art-studio that will be built on the site of The Word Network's world headquarters in Southfield. The multimillion dollar expansion project will create at least fifty new jobs. The ever popular "Rejoice in the Word" program that airs live every Friday evening will be produced in the new facility.
Grammy nominated Gospel singer Vickie Winans is set to perform at the ground breaking event. The City of Southfield and Oakland County officials have been invited to attend, along with other area dignitaries.
The Word Network is the largest African American religious network in the United States and the world. Over the years, they have become the undisputed source for urban ministries and gospel music.
The Word Network is available in over 200 countries reaching millions of people in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and the Americas. The Word Network reaches nearly 80 million homes in the U.S. alone through DirecTV, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks, Cox, Cablevision, Charter, and a host of other cable operators and another 9 million homes on Sky TV in the U.K. and 5 million homes on Sky Italia.
MEDIA NOTE: The Word Network is located at 20733 W. 10 Mile Road in Southfield, (on the grounds of WXYZ CH. 7). Enter at the guard gate and tell them you are there to cover The Word Network's event. Lunch will be provided.
MEDIA CONTACTS: Meisner Schenden Publicity for The Word Network; Mort Meisner 248-545-2222 or Kristin Schenden 248-895-5638.
SOURCE The Word Network