SOURCE: The NewsMarket

January 18, 2007 06:01 ET

The NewsMarket Selected by AlwaysOn Media as Top 100 Private Company Award Winner

Recognized for Leadership in Emerging Video Technology

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 18, 2007 -- The NewsMarket, the media's online source for video, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn Media as one of the AO Media 100 Top Private Companies. AO Media 100 is a power list of the top private digital media companies. The NewsMarket was handpicked by the AO Media editorial team based on a set of five criteria -- innovation, market potential, customer adoption, media buzz and investor value creation. Here is the link to the AO Media 100 list on AlwaysOn: http://alwayson.goingon.com/permalink/post/8813

The NewsMarket and the AO Media 100 will be honored at the AO Media executive summit January 29-31, 2007 at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City. The summit will focus on the forces that are disrupting user behavior and creating new opportunities in marketing, branding, advertising, and public relations. The event will also showcase top innovative private companies that are changing the way media is created, distributed and consumed.

"The AO Media 100 are creating new revenue opportunities in the more than $16.4 billion online advertising market by disrupting traditional media and advertising models," said Tony Perkins, founder and editor in chief of AlwaysOn. "They are innovating by applying game-changing technology to key sectors including user-generated content, technology-enablers, mobile marketing, community platforms, Web analytics, and online advertising services."

The NewsMarket (www.thenewsmarket.com) is the only web-based platform that enables global news media outlets to source company stock footage and video news announcements from companies, international organizations and government agencies. The company continues to change the paradigm of news content distribution, working with some of the world's leading brands as they migrate to digital, web-based delivery from expensive satellite feeds and tape-by-mail delivery methods.

The AO Media 100 was selected from over 1,000 companies, peer-nominated by leading venture capitalists, investment bankers and industry analysts.

About AO Media 2007: January 29-31 @ The Mandarin Oriental Hotel, NYC

AlwaysOn Media is where cutting-edge technology CEOs from the back streets of Silicon Valley meet the global advertising and media establishment. This two-and-a-half-day executive event features CEO presentations and high-level debates on which forces are disrupting user behavior and creating new opportunities in the marketing, branding, advertising, and public relations industries. At AlwaysOn Media, our editors will also honor the AO Media 100 Top Private Companies. Fifty of the top CEOs from the AO Media 100 will pitch their market strategies to a panel of industry experts in our "CEO Showcase."

About The NewsMarket

The NewsMarket is the media's online source for video. Journalists from 10,000 media outlets in 144 countries rely on www.thenewsmarket.com to search, preview and download broadcast-standard video for their news stories. The NewsMarket is used by journalists at outlets such as the AP, BBC, BusinessWeek.com, CNN, Forbes.com, Fox News, N24, Nippon TV, NYTimes.com, RAI, TVE, ZDF, and Zee News. Organizations such as adidas, AOL, the American Red Cross, Dell, Google, GM, Intel, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, the US Department of State, UNICEF, Volvo, Vonage, World Bank and Yahoo! use The NewsMarket to host and deliver video content to support their global communications strategies. Headquartered in New York, The NewsMarket has operations in London, San Francisco, Munich, Singapore, Hong Kong and Mumbai. For more information, visit www.thenewsmarket.com.

About AlwaysOn

AlwaysOn ignited the open-media revolution in early 2003 by being the first media brand to launch a global blog network. In 2004, AlwaysOn continued to lead the media industry in innovation by introducing a social network where members can connect and engage. AlwaysOn is also revolutionizing the media business by applying its open-media principles to its executive event series (Stanford Summit, AlwaysOn Hollywood, AlwaysOn Media and GoingGreen) and quarterly print "blogozine" by empowering its members to post and share their ideas and meet each other online. As our loyal readers know, AlwaysOn is committed to the free-market, merit-driven approach to reporting and event programming. No other media brand has dared to create such open interaction with its readers and event participants.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    David Murrow
    Communications
    The NewsMarket
    +1 212 414 5661
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