NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldnow, the leading online publishing, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, announced today that it ended the year by renewing several partnerships with its clients and added new clients to an already impressive roster. "This is an amazing start to the year on top of a banner 2013 where we renewed 100% of clients that came up for renewal and added 30 news stations including Media General and Sunbeam Television," said Craig Smith, Chief Revenue Officer, Worldnow. In the last 4+ years, 13 of 14 RFP's for platform services sought by broadcasters have been awarded to Worldnow.
The 65 renewals come from stations representing CBS Local, Lilly Broadcasting, Drewry Broadcasting, Lockwood, Dispatch, Saga Communications and Marquee Broadcasting. CBS Local (representing over 50 TV and radio stations) has renewed with Worldnow for its industry leading video solutions. This includes support for on demand, mobile and live streaming as well as support for FCC compliant closed captioning experiences. The remaining groups renewed with Worldnow for their Web Content Management platform and National Ad Network in addition to video.
Worldnow also announced that it has signed up Paxton Media's WPSD in Paducah, Kentucky which is expected to launch in the first quarter of 2014.
Worldnow is the only technology provider that bridges TV newsroom legacy systems and the digital world through its AIM technologies and its patented video scribe system. Worldnow, through its strategy team has used its workflow to enable entire newsrooms to embrace a best practice two-way publishing approach to winning audiences on any screen.
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Current Worldnow customers include: Allbritton, CBS Local Digital Media, Cox, Dispatch, Fisher, Fox TV Stations, Griffin, Landmark, Lilly Broadcasting, London Broadcasting, Meredith, Nexstar, New Age Media, Quincy, Raycom Media, Reiten TV, Sagamore Hill, Titan, Waterman, West Virginia Media, Young Broadcasting and Media General. For more information please visit www.Worldnow.com. Worldnow services over 57 million monthly uniques and powers over 450 local broadcasters with 81% of US households covered. Worldnow is Google's largest DFP client with 70,000 monthly ad campaigns and serving 3 billion impressions a month.