Local News Video Clips Are Now Accessible from NewsON.us,
Featuring Trending, High-Profile Videos and Categories
a venture dedicated to distributing local news nationwide across
multiple platforms, today announced the launch of their video
browser experience, bringing viewers another way to easily watch and
search for local news video clips from NewsON.
For the first time on the web, viewers can now access NewsON’s
local news video clips from across the country in one convenient
location at NewsON.us. This website provides a complementary experience
to the NewsON streaming app with top trending and high-profile
clips highlighted for instant access. In addition to finding curated
videos arranged in categories such as weather, elections 2016, and
education, consumers also have easy access to download the full NewsON
streaming app from the web.
“We’re excited to roll out the NewsON browser experience because
it creates a fresh way for people to watch many of the best local news
videos from TV stations across the country,” said Louis Gump, CEO of NewsON.
“Now anyone with an internet connection and a web browser can access
these video clips on any device. This launch is another step toward NewsON’s
vision to provide access to nationwide local news content to all
consumers regardless of platform. Additionally, it enables NewsON
and our station partners to explore innovative ways to connect audiences
with the communities they care about via local news.”
NewsON is the first-of-its-kind service that provides consumers
with access to live and on-demand local newscasts as well as local news
clips on mobile and connected TV devices. NewsON features video
content from 142 stations in 100 markets covering 48 of the top
50 markets and 81% of the U.S. population. The free, ad-supported app
features flexible navigation that encourages discovery, offering instant
access to broadcast-quality video. It also enables users to search by
market via an interactive map and for curated content linking coverage
of breaking news events from multiple stations. The NewsON app
has received a very favorable response from users, with positive ratings
as well as expressions of gratitude for its service across platforms.
The NewsON app is available for Apple iPhone and iPad, Android
phone and tablet, and on the Roku platform on Roku players and Roku TVs.
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provides a nationwide lineup of local news from trusted, credible TV
stations, giving consumers access to live and on-demand local newscasts
and local news clips. NewsON is available for Apple iPhone and
iPad, Android phone and tablet, and Roku devices, and offers a free,
ad-supported app which features instant access to broadcast-quality
video. The NewsON ownership group includes the ABC Owned
Television Station Group, Cox Media Group, Hearst Television, Hubbard
Broadcasting, Media General, Raycom Media and Sinclair Broadcast Group,
and also includes additional station groups that are dedicated to
serving customers across platforms in their communities and beyond.
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