Chalk Media Corp.

Chalk Media Corp.

September 09, 2008 09:20 ET

Chalk Signs Agreement With Symetra Financial Corp. for Mobile chalkboard™

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 9, 2008) - Chalk Media Corp. (TSX VENTURE:CKM) today announced that it has signed a software licensing agreement with Symetra Financial Corp. for its BlackBerry® communication platform, Mobile chalkboard™.

"Mobile chalkboard™ provides us with a targeted and secure communication link to our various sales and distribution channels," said Kathryn Riley, Assistant Vice President for Brand Development, Symetra Financial Corp. "Chalk's software will help us create interactive mobile content, push it to a specific target audience and track its use."

"We are very excited that Symetra will be utilizing Mobile chalkboard™ to help drive and differentiate their business", adds Stewart Walchli, President & Chief Executive Officer, Chalk. "With workforces spending less time in the office and more time travelling, organizations can realize substantial productivity and competitive gains by leveraging their target audience's BlackBerry devices and delivering impactful mobile content, separate from the clutter of traditional email."

About Symetra Financial

Symetra Financial Corporation provides retirement plans, employee benefits, life insurance and annuities through a national network of independent advisors and agents. Headquartered in Bellevue, Wash., Symetra's insurance company subsidiaries have $20 billion in assets. For more information, visit

About Chalk Media Corp.

Chalk's new mobile content deployment system, Mobile chalkboard™, allows multimedia content to be created, securely pushed and tracked on BlackBerry® smartphones. Our software and content help organizations communicate with their employees, business partners and customers. Additional information is available at

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