WorldNow Signs Heritage Broadcasting and Adds Another Hoak Media Station

Aug 09, 2011, 10:00 ET from WorldNow

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldNow, the leading digital technology, content and revenue-solution company for local media, announced today that it has signed a new deal with Heritage Broadcasting and Hoak Media's WMBB. WorldNow will provide Heritage Broadcasting and Hoak Media's WMBB with their suite of online services including web publishing, video, mobile, local sales support and national ad sales.

Heritage Broadcasting operates WWTV/WWUP,, out of Cadillac/Traverse City, Michigan and the Fox affiliate, WFQX,  WMBB,, is Hoak Media's station in Panama City, FL. This additional station is the 5th market WorldNow now serves for Hoak Media.

"Heritage Broadcasting is eager to work with WorldNow as our strategic partner online," said Bill Kring VP, General Manager for Heritage Broadcasting. "They have a history of really helping their partners increase their online presence and generating significant revenue and we believe they are the best choice for both their technology and services."

"Heritage Broadcasting and WMBB are great partners for the WorldNow family," said Craig Smith, EVP Sales and Distribution for WorldNow. "WMBB launched earlier this year and has already seen significant increases in audience and we are excited to get the Heritage stations launched on our platform."  

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