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2014-04-08 23:32:02

Will Allow Non-newspaper Media Companies Such As TV, Radio, Directories and Pure Plays to Join Traverse City, MI (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The Local Media Association has changed its bylaws to create a new class of membership called "Local Media Members." This new class will allow non-newspaper media companies such as TV stations, radio stations, directory publishers, pure plays, and more, to join the association. LMA President Nancy Lane stated, "We are thrilled to welcome...

2014-03-05 08:27:17

Initial speaker lineup features local leaders from national brands, agencies, media and platforms, including Gannett's G/O Digital, YP, LivingSocial, ReachLocal, Scion and The Weather Channel CHANTILLY, Va., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National brands, franchises and multi-location businesses are investing substantial dollars and resources to deploy local digital marketing programs. By 2017, BIA/Kelsey estimates national brands will spend $52.9 billion on local marketing initiatives....

2013-12-19 08:24:01

New state-of-the-industry report points to retransmission consent rate agreements and digital offerings as generating substantial cash flows and investor confidence CHANTILLY, Va., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As local television stations continue to generate substantial cash flows, investor confidence has risen, driving stock values up 185 percent in the first three quarters of 2013, according to a new state-of-the-industry report from BIA/Kelsey. Local Television Stations Profiles and...

2013-11-12 08:28:33

New state-of-the-industry report shows local radio stations with fourth largest share of local ad revenues, behind direct mail, newspapers and TV CHANTILLY, Va., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The local radio market is growing, albeit at a more moderate pace than it once did, by expanding its offerings to off-air platforms, providing a wider range of listener experiences and advertiser opportunities, according to the firm's new state-of-the-industry report. "Local Radio Stations Profiles and...

2013-10-30 16:28:58

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldnow, the leading online technology, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, announced today that it is expanding its professional services to include Social Media consultative services. The company earlier this year announced it hired a Director of Social Media and a partnership with a leading aggregator of social media data. "This is a very exciting day for Worldnow. The high level of expertise that we offer along with in...

2013-10-11 16:21:51

NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldnow, the leading online technology, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, announced today that it will begin releasing the first of several enhanced Closed Captioning (CC) digital solutions to its clients this weekend. This first release is for desktop users and is for videos on demand. Worldnow is already in market with the current regulations which has been audited by the FCC. That audit went so well that the Worldnow solution...

2013-08-09 16:21:36

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldnow, the leading online technology, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, announced today that it has renewed Dispatch owned station WTHR and 38 other distinguished local partners. In the last 3+ years, 13 of 14 RFP's for platform services sought by broadcasters have been awarded to Worldnow giving them the #1 market share serving over 450+ local broadcasters around the country. "When we first partnered with Worldnow, they helped...

2013-06-13 12:33:34

NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldNow, the leading online technology, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, announced today that their client has been awarded a national Edward R. Murrow award, large market website. This prestigious award honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. Award recipients clearly demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Murrow set as a standard for the profession of journalism. It is one of the highest honors a station...

2013-05-29 12:26:19

NEW YORK, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldNow, the leading online technology, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, continues the expansion of its professional services by announcing today it has signed a 3 year exclusive agreement with Shareablee, to provide social analytics to all local television, radio and newspapers in the United States. This 24/7 cloud-based social enterprise platform and leading provider of social performance insights, will enable WorldNow to provide...

2013-05-02 16:25:07

NEW YORK, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldNow, the leading online technology, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, announced today that it is expanding its professional services to include Social Media services. The company recently hired Piers Mathieson, who brings over 15 years of Marketing experience with 6 years focused on social media. He has a track record of success building communities and brand strategies for numerous clients in the music and entertainment...