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Dan MacDonald named primary spokesperson for BFAH

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Dan MacDonald, currently chief investigative reporter and backup news anchor for WKRN-TV, the ABC affiliate in Nashville, Tenn., will be joining Bridgestone/Firestone Americas Holding Inc.'s (BFAH) public affairs department as director, media relations effective Aug. 5, 2002.

MacDonald will serve as the company's primary spokesperson.

Christine Karbowiak, BFAH vice president, public affairs, said, "Dan brings a wealth of practical experience to the media relations position. His ability to thoroughly understand issues and then clearly and concisely communicate messages will be a great asset to our team. We're very pleased to have him on board."

MacDonald has been a prominent fixture on the Nashville media scene for many years, BFAH noted. Prior to his work at WKRN-TV, he served as general assignment reporter and weekend anchor at WTVF, the CBS affiliate. He has also served as an assistant professor at Middle Tennessee State University's School of Communications.

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