The four-part news special was custom-made by CMD’s business
content solution unit, Mobius.Lab Productions
The series’ first installment, titled “What You Need to Know,”
will air throughout the month of April on Sinclair’s more than 100
affiliated TV stations across the nation
Media Distribution (CMD), a global distributor of entertainment
content, today announced the U.S. premiere of the special series, “The
Rise of Terrorism” to be aired nationwide by Sinclair
Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBGI), one of the largest and most
diversified television broadcasting companies in the country.
“What You Need to Know,” the first installment of the four-part news
special custom-made by CMD’s business content solution unit, Mobius.Lab
Productions, will broadcast throughout the month of April on SBGI’s more
than 100 affiliated TV stations as part of Sinclair’s commitment to be
the nation’s leading local news provider.
“This partnership has been perfect. Working with Sinclair on ‘The Rise
of Terrorism,’ which was produced to their specifications by our own
Mobius.Lab Productions, meets our objective to expand our offering of
high-quality original programming and increase the diversity and reach
of our catalogue and productions, and it opens a new and promising
market for Cisneros Media Distribution,” stated Marcello
Coltro, Executive Vice President, Content Distribution, Cisneros
Media. “This special, comprised of captivating images and pictures
Images’ award-winning library and empowered by Cisneros Media’s
production capabilities, is a game-changer in our evolution as a global
multi-language media company in establishing our footprint in the U.S.
general market, collaborating with one of North America’s major media
conglomerates to deliver our first English-language original newscast.
“Working side-by-side with Sinclair’s Vice President of News, Scott
Livingston, and William
J. Anderson, Director of News Content and Operations, enabled and
ensured our team delivered a compelling, engaging, and informative news
piece,” Coltro concluded.
“We want to provide context and perspective on the rise of terrorism
here in the United States and around the world. This is a story that
impacts all of our viewers. Our goal is to alert, protect and empower
our viewers,” said Livingston.
According to Ailing
Zubizarreta, Executive Creative Director of Cisneros Media
Distribution who led the production of the news special, “The Rise of
Terrorism” is intended to bring a factual perspective of the worldwide
proliferation of ISIS and other terrorist groups; its daunting impact
and threat to America; in addition to the global propagation of its
ideology and deadly attacks.
The first episode, “What You Need To Know,” presented and narrated by
12-time Emmy Award winner, Jeff
Barnd, National Correspondent for Sinclair Broadcast Group, informs
viewers on how terrorism is a multi-front war being waged on multiple
continents, showing no signs of weakening, and it focuses on the U.S.
perspective of how this impending threat disrupts our daily lives.
Cisneros Media Distribution
Todd Jamison, 305-507-6821