USTREAM AND CLEAR CHANNEL SAN FRANCISCO TEAM TO BRING GLOBAL AUDIENCES LIVE, INTERACTIVE COVERAGE OF THE SAN FRANCISCO LGBT PRIDE PARADE
The 42nd Annual San Francisco Pride Parade Will be Ustreamed Live on Sunday, June 24 starting at 10:00 a.m. PT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.– June 18, 2012–Ustream
Inc., the leader in live, interactive, streaming video, today announced it will team up with Clear Channel
Media and Entertainment San Francisco to provide exclusive live, interactive coverage of the 42nd Annual San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride
Parade at 10:00 a.m. PT on Sunday, June 24. Tune into www.ustream.tv/sfpridelive
for the live parade coverage and on Monday, June 18 at 3:00 p.m. PT for a live announcement and preview of San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade with the parade host Donna Sachet
, who will be joined by San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus
and her parade co-hosts Michelle Meow and Sebastian Kunz.
“Pride’s theme this year is Global Equality and Clear Channel San Francisco cannot think of a better way to celebrate than to provide the world with the opportunity to experience San Francisco LGBT Pride live through Ustream,” said Val Klein, director of marketing & promotions at Clear Channel Media and Entertainment San Francisco. “With Ustream, we are finally able to realize our dream of reaching a worldwide audience. Ustream is making it possible for even the most isolated or closeted people to participate in the LGBT community and perhaps become empowered in the process.”
Viewers can join the festivities at the official San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade channel
starting at 10:00 a.m. PT on Sunday, June 24. Viewers from around the world will experience the parade through multiple perspectives and angles throughout the day. This year San Francisco’s Donna Sachet will host the parade, along with Michelle Meow
, host of Swirl Radio, Sebastian Kunz
, on-parade reporter, Alicia Kimbrell
, social networking director for Clear Channel San Francisco, and guest host Lenny Broberg of the San Francisco Police Department. The parade commences with the Dykes on Bikes
® followed by more than 200 contingents representing a wide variety of the LGBT community, politicians and celebrity Grand Marshalls Sarah Silverman, Dot Jones (Glee) and Carmen Cararra (RuPaul’s Drag Race).