Market Wire

Market Wire

October 24, 2006 09:45 ET

Market Wire Promotes Executive, Expands Role and Strengthens Media Relations Operation

Jessica Strange Named Executive Director

LOS ANGELES, CA--(CCNMatthews - October 24, 2006) - Market Wire, a leading newswire in North America and a full-service distributor of company press releases and material news, announced today the promotion of Jessica Strange to executive director, Media Relations.

Ms. Strange joined Market Wire in May 2005 as the company's director of Media Relations. Prior to that, she was the content development and distribution manager with PR Newswire where she worked in progressively responsible positions in client services, sales, media relations and channel development, culminating in her responsibility for establishing PR Newswire's relationships with media and commercial online properties.

"For the past two years, Market Wire has been busy building out a world-class media relations organization," said Paolina Milana, vice president of Marketing and Media Relations for Market Wire. "Jessica has led this charge by developing, expanding and managing this very critical piece of our business. As a result, Market Wire has one of the most significant distribution footprints in North America, and is redefining the all-so-important relationship between our clients' news and the media."

Based in New York, Ms. Strange leads a U.S.-based, multi-lingual team of former journalists, editors and media relations professionals.

"Market Wire's innovation and growth opportunities are unparalleled," Strange stated. "I am committed to leveraging nearly a decade of experience and expertise as a seasoned newswire manager to help Market Wire continually advance its media relations program, educate our clients about how to optimize their news with the media, and strengthen our brand with the media to ensure maximum impact for our customers."

Ms. Strange reports to Market Wire's vice president of Marketing and Media Relations, Paolina Milana -- also a former PR Newswire media relations manager.

About Market Wire

Market Wire, a CCNMatthews Company, is a full-service distributor of corporate press releases. The company boasts one of the largest media distribution footprints in North America with the most secure and cost-effective distribution of real-time news to thousands of media outlets including AP, Dow Jones, Bloomberg, Reuters, Yahoo!, and MSNBC.

Committed to world-class client service, industry-leading distribution, technology innovation and market-leading strategic relationships, Market Wire serves PR and IR professionals with key workflow solutions including Easy PR/IR, SEO, ListLogix, and more.

A full listing of the company's products and specific distribution points can be found at www.marketwire.com.


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