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Worldnow Signs Weigel Broadcasting and Calkins Media for its Market Leading Media Management and Publishing Platforms

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NEW YORK, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldnow, the only unified CMS, Video and Mobile publishing solution, announced today that it has added five more stations to its already impressive and fast-growing roster.

"We are very pleased to add stations from Calkins Media and Weigel Broadcasting," said Craig Smith, CRO of Worldnow. "Both groups are looking to make significant advances with their digital platforms and I am pleased they found our marketing leading technology, workflow, and supporting services to be the perfect fit."

The Weigel Broadcasting stations in Milwaukee and South Bend have selected the Worldnow Fully-Integrated CMS, Mobile and Video Platform to streamline digital workflows across disconnected and complex systems. While The Calkins Media stations in Huntsville, Tallahassee, and Sarasota have selected the Worldnow Video Platform for its flexible end-to-end video technology. With Worldnow's patented editing technology, Weigel Broadcasting and Calkins Media will leverage the only real-time synchronized TV Everywhere experience to simultaneously capture, edit, monetize and syndicate content across all screens, in any format, from any wireless device.

As Gay Tasaka, Chief Digital Officer of Calkins Media, said "We did extensive research to build our Over-the-Top (OTT) and TV Everywhere infrastructure and found Worldnow to be the most committed to the space with a similar vision to ours."

Weigel and Calkins join Worldnow's client list of over 450 top media properties, including: CBS Local Digital Media, Cox, Dispatch, Fox TV Stations, Griffin, Landmark, Lilly Broadcasting, Media General, Meredith, Quincy, Raycom Media, and Sinclair Broadcasting.

ABOUT WORLDNOW: Worldnow is the only cloud-based Software-as-a-Service, Platform-as-a-Service, and Integration-as-a-Service that unifies CMS, mobile, and video publishing. By connecting On-Air newsroom systems with Desktop, Mobile, OTT/IPTV, and Social Platforms, Worldnow facilitates the evolution of real-time communication to the new wireless, multi-screen, socially engaged world, unleashing the power of Big Data. For more information please visit www.Worldnow.com.

SOURCE Worldnow