PR NewsChannel

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PR NewsChannel was created in 2007 by former journalists as an affordable alternative to sending a press release to reporters and editors. PR NewsChannel has direct feeds to newsrooms via The Associated Press (AP) and corporate intranets via Yellow Brix.[1] PR NewsChannel is owned and operated by Selig Multimedia, Inc. and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.

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PR NewsChannel distributes corporate, political and other news items to reach mainstream and industry specific trade media. It uses a continually updated database of 400,000 opt-in journalists. The content is syndicated by companies that include AOL, Financial Content, Google and Google News[2] and Comtex. On June 25, 2009, PR NewsChannel was named the official newswire for the Inc. 500/5000 Conference.[3] PR NewsChannel signed a partnership agreement with The Associate Press (AP) on February 26, 2009.[4] On Nov. 12, 2010, PR NewsChannel announced that Yahoo News,[5] the popular news aggregator, began including its content.

Key Personnel[edit]

PR NewsChannel was founded by Glenn Selig. He is a former TV news reporter who has been dubbed "the PR Guru" by Nancy Grace of CNN Headline News.[6] Selig is president and CEO of Selig Multimedia, Inc., PR NewsChannel's parent company.

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