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CBS' The Job to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, Feb. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

CBS' The Job, a new reality competition series premiering Friday, February 8 at 8:00-9:00PM ET/PT, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Michael Davies, Creator & Executive Producer, The Job, will ring the Closing Bell. Mr. Davies will be joined by executives from companies featured throughout the series, including Susan Lyne, Chairman of Gilt, Bruce Bozzi Jr., EVP of Palm Restaurant Group, Benny Pough, EVP of Urban Music for Epic Records, Greg Lalas, Editor-in-Chief of MLSsoccer.com, and Joyce Chang, Executive Editor of Cosmopolitan.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Thursday, February 7, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contact:
Steven Feldman
(212) 975-7931
Steven.Feldman2@cbs.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Jen Knapp
(212) 401-8916
Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About CBS' The Job:

From reality show masters Michael Davies ("Who Wants to be A Millionaire," "Watch What Happens Live") and Mark Burnett ("Survivor", "The Voice"), the series gives candidates selected from around the country a chance to win positions at some of America's most prestigious companies. Hosted by Emmy Award nominee Lisa Ling ("The View"), each episode will feature five candidates participating in several rounds of elimination challenges before a panel of executives as they compete for their dream job. In addition to the episode's featured company, representatives from three guest companies from related industries will have the opportunity to make an on-the-spot offer to one of the candidates, who must decide if they will accept the offer or remain in the running for the featured job.

The series premiere of the new reality competition series The Job will debut Friday, Feb. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) with five candidates vying for an assistant manager position with the PALM RESTAURANT GROUP. The fine-dining steakhouse has been owned and operated by members of the Bozzi and Ganzi families for 87 years and has 25 locations across the continental United States, as well as international outposts in Mexico City and London.

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 23 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.99+% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.