Allbritton, Block and WCAX Extend Partnerships with WorldNow
NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldNow, the leading online technology, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, has announced that they have extended multi-year deals with 11 stations from Allbritton Communications, Block Communications and WCAX.com in Burlington, VT.
Allbritton Communications extension covers the following six stations:
- WBMA/WCFT/WJSU – Birmingham, AL
- WHTM – Harrisburg, PA
- KATV – Little Rock, AK
- KTUL – Tulsa, OK
- WSET – Roanoke, VA
- WCIV – Charleston, SC
Block Communications' extension covers their television stations WDRB.com in Louisville, KY, 12KTRV.com in Nampa, ID, WANDTV.com in Decatur, IL, and WLIO/WOHL's HometownStations.com in Lima, OH. Allbritton, Block and WCAX will continue utilizing WorldNow's website publishing and video platforms.
"WorldNow's technology makes our newsroom workflow simpler and more efficient," said Bill Lamb, Vice President of Broadcasting of Block Communications Incorporated. "We are pleased to extend our relationship and look forward to the new innovations on the horizon."
"WorldNow's strategic guidance has enabled our stations to generate more traffic and revenue," said James Killen, Vice President of Sales for Allbritton. "We've seen significant results from their hands-on approach in each of our markets and their commitment has made it easy to renew."
"We are proud of our longstanding partnerships with Allbritton, Block and WCAX," said Craig Smith, EVP Sales and Distribution for WorldNow. "These stations have seen significant increases in unique visitors, page views and revenue from 2010 to 2011 and we're excited to support their continued growth."
WorldNow provides industry leading online publishing and revenue solutions for local media. Our cost efficient publishing platforms include innovative CMS solutions for site management, video and mobile publishing. Our online revenue solutions include a national advertising network, packaged local sales programs, classifieds and comprehensive sales training and support. Our teams of online media, technology, and marketing professionals have extensive experience in helping local media companies build profitable businesses on the Web. We support our technologies and services with in-depth strategic consultation incorporating market leading best practices for managing successful online businesses. Our full service solutions and support enable our clients to realize greater real-world profitability from their investment. Leverage our experience built over 13 years in partnership with over 400 local media properties. Current WorldNow customers include: Allbritton, CBS Local Digital Media, Cox, Dispatch, Fisher, Gray, Griffin, Heritage Broadcasting, Hoak Media, Landmark, Lilly, London, Max Media, Meredith, New Age Media, Quincy, Raycom Media, Reitan TV, Sagamore Hill, Titan, Waterman, West Virginia Media and Young. For more information please visit www.WorldNow.com.