NewsON Named as an Upstarter in HUB Magazine
Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) publication releases latest issue focused on Media and Entertainment Technology.
ATLANTA, September 30, 2016 – NewsON was named as an innovative Upstarter company in the latest issue of Hub Magazine, a publication managed by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and one of the nation’s largest and most prominent state trade organizations dedicated to technology and innovation. The Upstarter section showcases innovators and startups in Georgia.
Atlanta based, NewsON, is the first-of-its-kind service that provides consumers with access to live and on-demand local newscasts as well as local news clips on mobile and connected TV devices. The free, ad-supported app features flexible navigation that encourages discovery, offering instant access to broadcast-quality video. It also enables users to search by market via an interactive map and for curated content linking coverage of breaking news events from multiple stations.
“We are part of a significant ecosystem, and there is a lot of talent here both in the news business and within the technology sector,” Louis Gump, CEO of NewsON said. “It’s a very dynamic time for technology as it applies to news and information. People want their news on a platform that is most convenient to them, and they want it at a time that is most convenient when on-the-go. There is nothing else like us in the news delivery business, but we must keep innovating if we are to remain unique.”
About Hub Magazine
Hub Magazine features timely news, ideas, people and trends that are at the intersection of Georgia’s Emerging technology community. Published bimonthly, HUB Magazine is a publication of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and reaches more than 30,000 technologists via print and digital distribution.Â Learn more at: www.hubga.com
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 30,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.
The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.
NewsON provides a nationwide lineup of local news from 167 trusted, credible TV stations, giving consumers access to live and on-demand local newscasts and local news clips from 107 markets covering 83% of the U.S. population. NewsON is available for Apple iPhone and iPad, Android phone and tablet, and Roku devices, and offers a free, ad-supported app which features instant access to broadcast-quality video. The NewsON ownership group includes the ABC Owned Television Station Group, Capitol Broadcasting Company, Cox Media Group, Hearst Television, Hubbard Broadcasting, Media General, Raycom Media and Sinclair Broadcast Group, and also includes additional station groups that are dedicated to serving customers across platforms in their communities and beyond.