Allen Media Group's Local Now — the leading free streaming service for local news and entertainment in America — announced its partnership with the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Nevada's largest news organization. The partnership introduces two new channels to the Local Now platform — "7@7" and "RJ Sports".
"7@7" and "RJ Sports" are two of the publication's flagship brands, now bringing award-winning content to Local Now users. Local Now provides localized news, weather, sports, traffic and entertainment, produced by various leading news organizations, in more than 225 markets across the U.S.
"'7@7' newscasts and 'RJ Sports' coverage, powered by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, is the easiest way to catch up on the latest Las Vegas news and sports events," said Jim Prather, executive director of programming. "We are proud to be the first newspaper to deliver a continuous stream of video content to Local Now. Our partnership with Local Now gives us a comprehensive national and local platform for users interested in one of America's most dynamic news cities."
"Free-streaming local news is what Local Now does best," and the addition of these two local channels from the Las Vegas Review-Journal strengthens our local coverage in Las Vegas and its surrounding communities," said Byron Allen, founder, chairman and CEO of Allen Media Group — parent company of Local Now.
"7@7" delivers the Review-Journal's reporting and visuals in a fast-paced, concise format. That's why it's the fastest-growing newscast in Las Vegas," said Review-Journal Executive Editor and Senior Vice President for News Glenn Cook. "We have more journalists than any other Nevada news organization, and that allows '7@7' as well as 'RJ Sports' to have an exclusively local focus. It's a perfect fit for Local Now."
"We are always looking for new, innovative partnerships to expand our advertisers' reach, ensuring the highest level of performance for our clients," said Review-Journal Senior Vice President of Sales Chase Rankin. "The partnership with Local Now creates a great opportunity to improve the value of our digital products and expand our reach and penetration in the market."
"7@7" and "RJ Sports" are now available across Local Now's portfolio of over-the-top (OTT), mobile and TV platforms, including YouTube TV, Sling TV, Xumo, MobiTV, fuboTV, Plex, iOS, Android, Roku and Amazon Fire TV. Users can also download the Local Now app.
About Las Vegas Review-Journal:
Nevada's news leader since 1909, the Las Vegas Review-Journal is a state, regional and national award-winning multi platform news organization. The Review-Journal operates reviewjournal.com, a network of niche publications and community newspapers, e-newsletters, custom printing, a video production studio and more to meet the specific needs of readers and advertisers alike.
About Local Now:
The Allen Media Group digital platform Local Now is the leading free streaming service for local news and entertainment in America, delivering localized content to over 225 markets in the U.S. and boasting an endless supply of movies and TV shows from Hollywood's biggest studios. It offers hundreds of live channels that feature an extensive roster of superstar talent and marquee content partners. Local Now's state-of-the-art streaming platform also delivers original local news, weather and information, customized by market, so viewers can easily stay connected to what matters to them most. Local Now is available on nearly all platforms across OTT on connected TV, mobile and web. For more information, please visit www.localnow.com.
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