Ten Meredith Local Media Group Sites Launch on WorldNow Platform

Jul 12, 2011, 10:00 ET from WorldNow

NEW YORK, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldNow, the leading online technology, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, has announced it has launched ten Meredith Local Media Group sites on the WorldNow platform.

Meredith signed with WorldNow in March and launched all of its sites using WorldNow's premier Web publishing platform in just three weeks. Each site employs WorldNow's state-of-the-art video and mobile platforms, local and national advertising sales tools, professional services for ad creation and trafficking, and national editorial content.

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"The WorldNow team's diligence in launching our sites as quickly as possible was very impressive," said Steve Schwaid, Meredith Local Media Group Vice President of Digital Content.  "The team's dedication affirmed WorldNow is the right fit for our project."  

Meredith is one of the first groups to use the Raycom News Network, a partnership between WorldNow and Raycom to support stations with continuous 24/7 national news coverage. The Raycom News Network leverages a hub to produce original content for both group's sites from its strong pool of TV station websites.

"Our client services, development and design teams have worked very hard to launch Meredith's 10 sites quickly, efficiently and effortlessly," said Melissa Hatter, SVP Strategic Account Management and Client Services for WorldNow. "The launch of the sites is our first step toward cementing Meredith's leadership position among local media in their markets. We look forward to a number of advancements over the coming months that are focused on providing the best user experience on multiple platforms for continuous growth."  

About WorldNow

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 12 years in partnership with over 400 local media properties. Current WorldNow customers include: Allbritton, CBS Local Digital Media, Cox, Davis TV, Dispatch, Fisher, Gray, Griffin, Hoak Media, Landmark, Lilly, London, Meredith, New Age Media, Quincy, Raycom Media, Sagamore Hill, Titan, Waterman and Young. For more information please visit www.WorldNow.com.