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Newsy President and Founder Awarded 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the State of Missouri

Posted by Alexandra Wharton
Sep 10, 2014

  COLUMBIA, Mo. – Jim Spencer, president and founder of Newsy, was awarded the Governor’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award at Missouri’s 2014 Governor’s Conference on Economic Development on Sept. 5.    Newsy is a national video news network based in Columbia, Missouri. It produces and curates video news reports for web, mobile, tablet, and connected TV, providing its audience with easy access to a variety of news and information sources.     The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) acquired the digital startup in January for $35 million. Since it started in 2008, Newsy has grown to a team of more than 40 full-time employees,...

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Newsy Selected for Mindshare North America's Exclusive Action Partner Program

Posted by Alexandra Wharton
Sep 3, 2014

  Newsy , the world's leading multi-source video news service, is pleased to announce its latest recognition:   Mindshare North America, a division of WPP, unveiled its first-ever roster of THE LOOP Action Partners, a selection of leading platforms, products and services to create a powerful combination of marketing programs for Mindshare North America's clients.   Newsy is proud to be among the Action Partners chosen for this innovative program.  Read the full press release for more details:   ...

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Springtime Newsy Press And Awards

Posted by Alexandra Wharton
Apr 27, 2014

  Check out recent accolades and press coverage for Newsy:    Edward R. Murrow Regional Awards:  http://www.rtdna.org/content/2014_region_5_murrow_winners#.U16DjK1dVec   Finalist for EY 'Entrepreneur of the Year' Award: http://www.ey.com/US/en/About-us/Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneur-Of-The-Year/CM_article_finalists   Pew Research's State of the Media: http://www.journalism.org/2014/03/26/developments-in-online-news-video-content/   The Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/mar/26/best-news-apps-iphone-ipad-android?CMP=twt_gu  ...

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Check Out Newsy's Panel at SXSW

Posted by Alexandra Wharton
Mar 20, 2014

  Newsy President Jim Spencer and Waywire CEO Steve Rosenbaum took to the SXSW stage to enlighten the audience about curation. Topics included some history of curation (it's actually been practiced for decades) - how curation has become mainstream for various industries - and of course some tips for best practices.    With some newshounds in the audience, curating news for both text and video was discussed. News curation advances the understand of news and offers context with convenience.   With ever increasing news sources, people crave an independent broker to select the best stories and present them in easy-to-consume news bites. By combining the wisdom of human...

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Apple Promotes Newsy's Universal App in App Store

Posted by Alexandra Wharton
Feb 13, 2014

  Currently, Apple is promoting Newsy’s new universal app in several spots in the iTunes' App Store including a new section called ‘Bite-Sized News.'       Newsy’s app continues to be promoted as a ‘Best New App’ in both the iPhone and iPad sections for news in the App Store.   The universal app offers features that make it easy for you to discover, consume and comprehend news stories in a whole new way.    The new menu layout contains navigation for specific categories, including a new ‘Top Stories’ category with hand-selected stories from our editorial team.  ...

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Scripps Acquires Newsy - Read All About It!

Posted by Alexandra Wharton
Dec 11, 2013

  http://techcrunch.com/2013/12/09/scripps-buys-newsy-for-35m-to-expand-from-tv-and-newspapers-to-digital-video/   http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/mediawire/232955/scripps-plans-35m-purchase-of-digital-news-service-newsy/   http://www.streamingmedia.com/Articles/News/Online-Video-News/Scripps-Buys-Newsy-Plans-to-Increase-its-Presence-Online-93749.aspx   http://techcrunch.com/2013/12/14/as-software-eats-the-world-non-tech-corporations-are-eating-startups/   http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/215120/ew-scripps-buys-newsy-for-35-million.html  ...

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