SOURCE: DigitalTown, Inc.

June 18, 2009 06:00 ET

DigitalTown, Inc. Names Arlo Hennings as Director of Business Development, America's Prodigy

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - June 18, 2009) - DigitalTown, Inc. (OTCBB: DGTW) today named Arlo Hennings to the new position of Director of Business Development for DigitalTown's America's Prodigy division, a premier talent discovery site for high school students.

Hennings currently is Manager for A&M recording artist Shawn Phillips where he propelled a five-year public relations and marketing campaign that revitalized the career of the former international music bestseller. During that time he released a nine-CD, thirty million dollar catalog and was awarded three certified multi-platinum and gold records.

In addition to Shawn Phillips, as Director of Talent Acquisition and co-publisher North America for PolyGram Music International (Universal Music) the Arlo Hennings Publishing Company was born. Hennings signed and developed songwriters for major label recording companies. His success includes major label contracts with Warner Bros and Interscope records.

Previously, as Director of E-Commerce and Manager for the national CATV channel, WxPoint, he was a driving force at Meteorlogix/Weather Central, a pioneer in online weather services. While at Weather Central, he designed the strategy that led the company to becoming the largest internet delivered weather channel in the Telco industry. He received his Master's from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota.

"I am extremely excited about joining DigitalTown, Inc., America's Prodigy," said Hennings, "and looking forward to the opportunities that lie ahead. DigitalTown presents the opportunity to launch one of the largest locally based community networks in the country. America's Prodigy, the first online talent recognition network focused on music education, will take advantage of DigitalTown's 27,000 online communities centered on the local high school. America's Prodigy will deliver new opportunities to students, their schools and communities and to our partners serving them."

Shawn Phillips said of Hennings, "I'm quite sure that Arlo's business acumen will lend a great deal of credibility to the DigitalTown endeavor. His knowledge of the pertinent aspects of the music industry will serve them well in the furtherance of musical education to our upcoming generations."

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DigitalTown, Inc. in Burnsville, MN is a holding company of intellectual property, mainly domain names centered on 3 main areas, community and high schools, media and technology.

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