Worldnow Adds 12 To Its Client Roster

Worldnow, the online technology, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, announced today that it has signed an additional 12 clients, bring the total of media companies using its platform services to more than 450.

The new additions to the Worldnow client list:

  • Sunbeam Television Corp.’s WHDH Boston and WSVN Miami
  • Max Media Montana’s KTMF Missoula, KWYB Butte-Bozeman, KFBB Great Falls, KHBB Helena and KULR Billings
  • Hoak Media’s KFYR, KQCD, KUMV and KMOT (in the Bismarrck-Minot N.D. DMA)
  • Rural Media Group’s : RFDTV and FamilyNet
  • GalTime

“We were happy with our sites but wanted to grow our digital audience and support our on-air newscasts,” said Alice Jacobs, VP of news at Sunbeam’s WSVN Miami. “We chose Worldnow because they offered the strategic support that no other technology vendor offered.”

Worldnow’s offerings include features such as a CMS that easily integrates into critical broadcast systems, rule-based automation, responsive design for mobile and a single unified workflow across the Web, mobile and video.

“The Strategic Retreat with Worldnow was a critical element of this whole undertaking. Worldnow is not just providing us with great technology and workflow but also the strategic input to create the best possible sites for our stations and our markets”, said Linda Gray, president-GM of Max Media Montana. Max Media will be using Worldnow’s full platform services including Web content management, video, mobile and sales consulting support.

Worldnow said Sunbeam, Max Media, Hoak Media and Rural Broadcasting’s sites are all expected to launch in May.

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Brad Dann says:

March 27, 2013 at 3:42 pm

can you say “Press Release”

Matthew Castonguay says:

March 27, 2013 at 3:52 pm

FederalGuy: So what? Most trades run a lot of material in this form…TVNewsCheck actually does far more reporting & opinion than most trades, but sometimes it’s o.k. to run a press release if it’s just announcing something. Are you questioning whether these stations actually signed up? The other key with press releases is what quotes clients are willing to put their names to (because no vendor I know of would run a quote without permission from the client). If the quotes go beyond the boilerplate “we’re happy to partner” and actually say something, it means something. Not to say you don’t have to be a discerning reader of course. You seem to have some kind of axe to grind with TVNewsCheck.


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