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NECN, SportsNet find way to share strengths

Programming changes ahead

Bill Bridgen (right), general manager and executive vice president for Comcast SportsNet, spoke with SportsNet Central anchor Kevin Walsh. Bill Bridgen (right), general manager and executive vice president for Comcast SportsNet, spoke with SportsNet Central anchor Kevin Walsh. (Erik Jacobs for The Boston Globe)
By Johnny Diaz
Globe Staff / October 31, 2009

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Since June, Bill Bridgen has worn two hats, serving as general manager of both the regional 24-hour news channel New England Cable News and its sister station, Comcast SportsNet. The result? The news cable channel is getting more sports programming and a $1 million-plus upgrade to high-definition broadcasting, while the sports outlet is hiring more journalists. (Full article: 762 words)

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