SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Twitter today announced a partnership with Cheddar, the live news and entertainment company, to live stream a slate of programs focused on technology, media, and business.
Cheddar will broadcast live, daily from 9 am to 10:30 am EST, "Opening Bell" markets coverage and again from 3 pm to 4 pm EST, "Closing Bell" coverage on Twitter. Twitter will be the exclusive, free live stream platform for Closing Bell.
"Twitter is the fastest way to find out what's happening in the world, and to engage in the live conversation about it," said Anthony Noto, Twitter's chief financial officer. "Partnering with Cheddar will give people on Twitter another way to watch and discuss the day's top stories as they unfold live all on one platform."
"Twitter is live," said Jon Steinberg, CEO and Founder of Cheddar. "We are thrilled and proud to make it the exclusive free to access platform for our new hour of closing bell coverage. 'Finance Twitter' is giant, and we are excited to be its digital-first closing bell network."
Cheddar Opening Bell is broadcast daily from the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange and is hosted by Jon Steinberg and Kristen Scholer. The show features the breaking news of the day, markets and business coverage, interviews with CEOs and startup founders, and profiles of leading new technology, media and culture ventures.
Twitter will be the exclusive, free platform for Closing Bell. Anchored from the NASDAQ MarketSite and the New York Stock Exchange, Closing Bell is hosted by Kristen Scholer and Krysia Lenzo. Closing Bell will feature CEO interviews, in-depth earnings coverage, and the startup and high tech coverage viewers have come to expect from Cheddar. The show will close the business day with an analysis of the day's news, as well as breaking stories.
Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) is what's happening in the world right now. From breaking news and entertainment to sports and politics, from big events to everyday interests. If it's happening anywhere, it's happening first on Twitter. Twitter is where the full story unfolds with all the live commentary and where live events come to life unlike anywhere else. Twitter is available in more than 40 languages around the world. The service can be accessed at Twitter.com, on a variety of mobile devices and via SMS. For more information, visit about.twitter.com or follow @twitter.
Cheddar is a live and on demand video news network focused on covering the most innovative products, technologies, and services transforming our lives. The network covers this news through the lens of the companies and executives driving these changes. Cheddar broadcasts from Post 10 on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, the Sprint Flatiron Building Store, and NASDAQ Marketsite. The company was founded by Jon Steinberg, President and Chief Operating Officer of BuzzFeed from 2010 to 2014. It's investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Comcast Ventures, Ribbit Capital, and Homebrew.
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