Newsy Radio app for iOS delivers top stories in a convenient audio format

Nov 19, 2015, 13:56 ET from The E.W. Scripps Company

CINCINNATI, Nov. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Over-the-top video news service Newsy today launched Newsy Radio, a new app for Apple's iOS platform that provides an on-the-go source for the day's top world and national news specifically designed for the growing audio-on-demand marketplace. Available for download now in the App Store, Newsy Radio helps consumers stay on top of the day's stories in a convenient, hands-free audio format — perfect for time spent in a daily commute or while doing household chores, cooking or walking the dog.

Newsy is the fast-growing millennial-focused journalism company that brings perspective and analysis to reporting on world and national news, including politics, entertainment, science and technology. Newsy is a wholly owned subsidiary of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP).

Now through Newsy Radio, fans of the network will get up-to-the-minute reporting via a simple mobile user interface, helping news consumers stay informed, wherever their day takes them. With the new app, users can:

  • Get caught up on the news quickly with a concise, to-the-point presentation
  • Avoid missing important information with a convenient 15-second rewind button
  • Easily fast-forward to each story with large, finger-friendly controls
  • Set the app to night mode for easier viewing during evenings and limited light situations
  • Choose between normal and higher-quality audio

Newsy Radio further expands Newsy's distribution, which in recent months has grown to include most of the major players in the over-the-top ecosystem, including Apple TV, Xumo, Comcast Watchable, Pluto TV, Roku, Google Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV.

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About Newsy
Newsy is a millennial-focused digital video news service that provides "news with the why," built to inform and engage by delivering today's top stories across platforms. Its content is available in on-demand and linear formats on over­the­top (OTT) services including Apple TV, Watchable from Comcast, Pluto TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Google Chromecast; connected television including Xumo; on mobile for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire; and at newsy.com.

SOURCE The E.W. Scripps Company



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