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NewsON Platform Expands with Launch of Local News Video Browser Experience

July 13, 2016

Local News Video Clips Are Now Accessible from NewsON.us, Featuring Trending, High-Profile Videos and Categories

ATLANTANewsON, a venture dedicated to distributing local news nationwide across multiple platforms, today announced the launch of their video browser experience, bringing viewers another way to easily watch and search for local news video clips from NewsON.

For the first time on the web, viewers can now access NewsON’s local news video clips from across the country in one convenient location at NewsON.us. This website provides a complementary experience to the NewsON streaming app with top trending and high-profile clips highlighted for instant access. In addition to finding curated videos arranged in categories such as weather, elections 2016, and education, consumers also have easy access to download the full NewsONstreaming app from the web.

“We’re excited to roll out the NewsON browser experience because it creates a fresh way for people to watch many of the best local news videos from TV stations across the country,” said Louis Gump, CEO of NewsON. “Now anyone with an internet connection and a web browser can access these video clips on any device. This launch is another step toward NewsON’s vision to provide access to nationwide local news content to all consumers regardless of platform. Additionally, it enables NewsONand our station partners to explore innovative ways to connect audiences with the communities they care about via local news.”

NewsON is the first-of-its-kind service that provides consumers with access to live and on-demand local newscasts as well as local news clips on mobile and connected TV devices. NewsON features video content from 142 stations in 100 markets covering 48 of the top 50 markets and 81% of the U.S. population. The free, ad-supported app features flexible navigation that encourages discovery, offering instant access to broadcast-quality video. It also enables users to search by market via an interactive map and for curated content linking coverage of breaking news events from multiple stations. The NewsONapp has received a very favorable response from users, with positive ratings as well as expressions of gratitude for its service across platforms.

The NewsON app is available for Apple iPhone and iPad, Android phone and tablet, and on the Roku platform on Roku players and Roku TVs. Download NewsON from iTunes, Google Play and Roku Channel Store.

About NewsON

NewsON provides a nationwide lineup of local news from trusted, credible TV stations, giving consumers access to live and on-demand local newscasts and local news clips. NewsON is available for Apple iPhone and iPad, Android phone and tablet, and Roku devices, and offers a free, ad-supported app which features instant access to broadcast-quality video. The NewsON ownership group includes the ABC Owned Television Station Group, Cox Media Group, Hearst Television, Hubbard Broadcasting, Media General, Raycom Media and Sinclair Broadcast Group, and also includes additional station groups that are dedicated to serving customers across platforms in their communities and beyond.

Contacts

Global Results Communications (GRC)
Valerie Christopherson/Lora Wilson
+1-949-608-0276
NewsON@globalresultspr.com

NewsON Bolsters Local News Service With Meredith Corporation Partnership

June 22, 2016

NEWSON BOLSTERS LOCAL NEWS SERVICE WITH MEREDITH CORPORATION PARTNERSHIP

NewsON Expands U.S. Local News Coverage Including Two New

Top 25 Markets

 

ATLANTA, June 22, 2016 – NewsON, a venture dedicated to distributing local news nationwide across multiple platforms, today announced the addition of Meredith Corporation, a leading media and marketing company as their newest local news broadcast partner.

 

Meredith’s Local Media Group includes 17 owned or operated television stations, reaching 11 percent of U.S. households. At launch, three Meredith stations will be added to the NewsON roster — KPHO and KTVK in Phoenix and KMOV in St. Louis with potential for additional stations in the coming months. Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile, tablets and video to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.

 

“The addition of Meredith comes at an exciting time for us as we continue to grow our local station reach,” said Louis Gump, CEO of NewsON. “These three stations serve very large populations in Phoenix and St. Louis which makes a major positive impact as we continue to move towards NewsON’s vision of providing relevant local TV news to anyone, anywhere, anytime.”

 

With the immediate addition of Phoenix and St. Louis, NewsON now features video content from 141 stations in 99 markets covering 48 of the top 50 markets and 80% of the U.S. population.

 

“NewsON brings added value to Meredith’s local TV stations,” said Matt Strait, VP of Digital for Meredith. “We’re excited to kick off our partnership by offering our viewers in Phoenix and St. Louis even more ways to access our local news content as well as content from stations around the country.”

 

NewsON is the first-of-its-kind service that provides consumers with access to live and on-demand local newscasts as well as local news clips on mobile and connected TV devices. The free, ad-supported app features flexible navigation that encourages discovery, offering instant access to broadcast-quality video. It also enables users to search by market via an interactive map and for curated content linking coverage of breaking news events from multiple stations. The NewsON app has received a very favorable response from users, with positive ratings as well as expressions of gratitude for its service across platforms.

 

The NewsON app is available for Apple iPhone and iPad, Android phone and tablet, and on the Roku platform on Roku players and Roku TVs. Download NewsON from iTunes, Google Play and Roku Channel Store.

About Meredith Corporation

Meredith Corporation has been committed to service journalism for more than 110 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms – including broadcast television, magazines, and digital – to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.

About NewsON

NewsON provides a nationwide lineup of local news from trusted, credible TV stations, giving consumers access to live and on-demand local newscasts and local news clips. NewsON is available for Apple iPhone and iPad, Android phone and tablet, and Roku devices, and offers a free, ad-supported app which features instant access to broadcast-quality video. The NewsON ownership group includes the ABC Owned Television Station Group, Cox Media Group, Hearst Television, Hubbard Broadcasting, Media General, Raycom Media and Sinclair Broadcast Group, and also includes additional station groups that are dedicated to serving customers across platforms in their communities and beyond.

 

Contacts:

For NewsON:

Valerie Christopherson/Lora Wilson

Global Results Comms (GRC)

+1 949 608 0276

NewsON@globalresultspr.com

NewsON Momentum Builds Since Launch

June 9, 2016

Milestones Include Product Enhancements, Investor and Station Expansion, Advertising Platform Activation and Award Win

ATLANTA, June 9, 2016 – NewsON, a venture dedicated to distributing local news nationwide across multiple platforms, today announced significant growth and expansion since the launch of the NewsON app in late 2015.

Among the milestones achieved during the past six months are:

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NewsON Expands Local News Coverage with Addition of Nexstar Broadcasting Group

April 19, 2016

One of the Nation’s Largest Broadcasters Joins NewsON Platform

ATLANTA, April 19, 2016 – NewsON, a venture dedicated to distributing local news nationwide across multiple platforms, today announced that Nexstar Broadcasting Group is the newest participating station group, continuing the expansion of NewsON’s reach. Nexstar is one of the nation’s top television broadcasting companies, with a diversified portfolio that includes 115 television stations and 36 related digital multicast signals reaching 62 markets in the U.S.

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NewsON Adds Head of Marketing

April 12, 2016

Media Industry Veteran Brings Strategic, Interactive Expertise to Multi-Platform Local News Service

ATLANTA, GA, April 12, 2016 – NewsON, a venture dedicated to distributing local news nationwide across multiple platforms, today announced a key addition to its leadership team with the hiring of Derek Van Nostran as its head of marketing. Van Nostran brings over fifteen years of digital marketing experience in category-leading news and information media companies.

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