RLJ Entertainment Finds New Outlet with Youtube

Categories // Entertainment Tuesday, 04 June 2013

Robert L. Johnson, founder of BET and the RLJ Companies, is adding YouTube viewers to his target audience.

RLJ Entertainment has put out two subscription-based channels that anyone with a YouTube or Google account can pay to watch from their computers, phones, and tablets.

The first channel, AcornTv, has already been established as a digital channel at AcornOnline. Now, loyal fans can watch with new viewers as it’s Youtube channel continues to cater to enthusiasts of British television, offering shows such as Midsummer Murders and Jack Taylor.

OnCue Network, RLJ’s newest channel, will provide urban-oriented programming focused towards the African American audience, with a collection of stand-up comedy routines, romantic comedies, music, documentaries, and more.

Subscriptions to both channels start with a free trial for the first two weeks. Afterwards subscription fees are $1.99 a month for OnCue, and $4.99 for AcornTV.

Microsoft Launches Internship Program For Women and Minorities

The Explore Microsoft Internship Program is back for its annual 12-week summer internship designed for college freshmen and sophomores and offers the experience of working at Microsoft.

This program is designed to expose students to the field of software development and encourage students to pursue degrees in computer science, computer engineering, or related disciplines through hands-on training and group project experience.

Candidates must be a freshman or sophomore enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program with an interest in majoring in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, or related technical major. Students must have completed an Introduction to Computer Science course (or equivalent class) as well as one semester of calculus by the start of the program.

All candidates who meet the above criteria may apply, but they especially encourage applications from groups currently underrepresented in the field of computer science - women, minorities (African American, American Indian, Hispanic), and individuals with disabilities.

For more details and/or to apply, visit:

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