SOURCE: Next 1 Interactive Inc.

March 08, 2011 08:30 ET

NXOI Announces Two Key Strategic Hires

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - March 8, 2011) - Next One Interactive, Inc. (OTCQB: NXOI) (PINKSHEETS: NXOI), a firm that delivers interactive media and advertising content, announced that Steve Marques and Michelle Liebowitz have joined the company to drive two major strategic initiatives.

Steve Marques was appointed President of Next One's Real Estate division. He brings significant experience in the internet, media and computer industry. "Steve is currently orchestrating our strategy of driving convergence between internet and television to launch HomeTVonDemand and further our VOD strategies in 2011," said Bill Kerby, CEO. Steve is currently serving as President and Chief Operations Officer of RealBiz Media Inc. which was formally RealBiz360 Inc, started in 2005, as a provider of web based high resolution virtual media products targeted to the North American Real Estate industry. "I am excited for the opportunity to join a talented group of professionals, and I am looking forward to helping Next One establish a permanent presence in the video on demand industry," said Marques.

Steve's prior leadership roles include Vice President of Global Sales for iseemedia, Vice President of Marketing for Omnigon, a San Diego based Bio-tech Company, and MGI software, leaders in consumer based photo and video software.

Additionally, NextOne announced that Michelle Liebowitz has joined its subsidiary R&RTV, as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for its interactive and advertising national sales unit. R&R TV is the interactive cable TV arm which is available to over 28 million viewers through its broadcast distribution cable affiliates. Ms. Liebowitz will be responsible for delivering increased sales through its various digital platforms by focusing on key relationships and reformulating the sales business model.

Liebowitz comes to R&R TV with over 20 years experience in the media & broadcast industry ranging from sales & marketing, cross promotional advertising and management of key strategic partnerships. "As an industry veteran I look forward to serving our clients by bringing the best customer practices to the business of broadcast advertising," said Ms. Liebowitz. Her prior experience includes serving as Vice President for Sales and Marketing at Univision Television Group in NY, Director of Strategic Sales and Marketing at NBC Universal. Most recently she was President of ML Consulting an integrated sales and marketing company.

About R&R TV
R&R TV (a division of Next One Interactive) is an interactive cable TV service available in over 28 million homes across the United States which specializes in travel and real estate programming.

About Next One Interactive Inc.
Next One Interactive Inc. (NXOI) is a multi faceted media company specializing in Travel and Real Estate. Next One delivers targeted content via digital platforms including Satellite, Cable, Broadcast, Broadband and mobile. Along with the full time R&R TV network, the company will deliver its content and sponsors' messages on Video on Demand outlets enhanced by interactive applications. The company also provides content on terrestrial and internet radio and in customized print publications. In today's digital market Next One Interactive delivers information and entertainment to consumers. The company has created multiple revenue streams including transactional commissions, referral fees, advertising and sponsorship. The multiple revenue streams and integrated media platforms allow for the delivery of measurable return on investment to its advertisers, sponsors and business partners.

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