Two New Broadcast Groups Join the WorldNow Family

Jun 29, 2011, 10:00 ET from WorldNow

NEW YORK, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldNow, the leading online technology, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, has announced they have signed two new broadcast groups, Grant Broadcasting and West Virginia Media Holding adding 18 sites to their rapidly growing list of customers.

Both Grant Broadcasting and West Virginia Media will utilize WorldNow's premier Web, mobile and video publishing platforms for their group of sites. In addition, both groups will be able to generate new revenue with WorldNow's local sales training, programs and national advertising sales network.

Grant Broadcasting Stations:

  • WAMY, Huntsville-Decatur-Florence, AL
  • WWCW, Roanoke-Lynchburg, VA
  • WFXR, Roanoke-Lynchburg, VA
  • WZDX, Huntsville-Decatur-Florence, AL
  • KLJB, Davenport-Rock Island, IA-Moline, IL
  • KGCW, Davenport-Rock Island, IA-Moline, IL
  • WLAX, La Crosse-Eau Claire, WI
  • WEUX, La Crosse-Eau Claire, WI

West Virginia Media Stations:

  • WOWK, Charleston-Huntington, WV
  • WBOY, Clarksburg-Morgantown, WV
  • WVMH, Clarksburg-Morgantown, WV
  • WVNS, Beckley-Bluefied, WV
  • WVTV, Beckley-Bluefield, WV
  • WTRF, Wheeling, WV-Steubenville, OH
  • MyFoxOV, Wheeling, WV-Steubenville, OH
  • WTRFABC, Wheeling, WV-Steubenville, OH
  • West Virginia Illustrated
  • The State Journal

"We are extremely excited about working with WorldNow to build and implement our strategic plan to grow digital audience and generate revenue for each of our properties," said Bray Cary, President and CEO of West Virginia Media. "In addition to their leading technologies, WorldNow's demonstrated ability to teach our stations how to build successful and profitable businesses online was a key factor in our decision to work with them."

"WorldNow has been around for 12 years and offers our stations the experience and support they need," said Drew Pfeiffer, President and CEO of Grant Broadcasting Stations. "We are excited to launch our sites and begin working with them to create meaningful revenue."

"Both West Virginia Media and Grant Broadcasting are making a big commitment to take their digital businesses to the next level. We are excited to roll up our sleeves and begin working with them," said Craig Smith, EVP Sales and Distribution for WorldNow. "We are delighted to have the opportunity to help all 18 properties increase audience and revenue and become leading local media sites in each of their markets."

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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