WeatherNation TV Partners With 11ALIVE WXIA to Provide Innovative, Accurate, 24/7 Weather Reporting to Atlanta TV Viewers
ATLANTA, GA, Oct 03, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) --
Today, WeatherNation TV, Inc. announced its partnership with 11ALIVE
WXIA to broadcast 24/7 weather news on Atlanta's digital TV channel
11.2, on Comcast Channel 211, and on Charter Cable 84 serving the
WeatherNation TV currently operates in cities across America,
including Chicago, Boston, Minneapolis, Seattle and Denver and is
expanding its reach rapidly. WeatherNation TV affords viewers
reliable and current local, regional and national weather news all
day, every day.
"We are thrilled to be partnering with 11ALIVE in Atlanta -- one of
our largest partnerships to date and in a top 10 media market," said
Michael Norton, president of WeatherNation TV. "With this
collaboration, more than 6 million people in the Atlanta area will
have access to our accurate, 24/7, real time local and national TV
weather reporting from an expanded team of top-notch meteorologists."
"We love that the Atlanta community will now be able to have a live
weather channel 24/7 with local updates every five minutes," said
John Deushane, president and general manager of 11ALIVE.
"WeatherNation brings world-class technology and additional
professional talent that will provide more of the quality weather
coverage viewers have come to expect from the Networks of 11ALIVE."
"We are excited to be partnering with WeatherNation to provide 24/7
continuous weather coverage on our digital channel 11.2," said Mike
Francis, Chief Meteorologist for WXIA. "WeatherNation is a great
organization, and we are excited to be teaming up with them to
provide our viewers enhanced weather coverage."
The WeatherNation TV network delivers a back-to-basics approach to
weather reporting and forecasting. Instead of long-form shows
interspersed with short bouts of weather news, WeatherNation TV
offers continuous coverage of hyper-local, local, regional and
national weather events with cutting-edge graphics and stunning
WeatherNation TV's team of seasoned meteorologists use the latest
technology from VIPIR(R) Systems from Baron Services and HD
Fusion(TM) from Weather Central to forecast and illustrate current
conditions with engaging and innovative 3D graphical mapping to help
viewers understand the in-depth story behind their weather. A
powerful severe weather tracking system also gives viewers a detailed
visual assessment of storms and other extreme weather, from the
satellite view down to street-level detail.
About WeatherNation TV, Inc.
Founded in March of 2011, WeatherNation
TV, Inc., headquartered in Denver, Colo., produces the WeatherNation
TV network, which provides 24/7 coverage of current and severe
weather news and information in a compelling, meteorologist-hosted
format available in both HD and SD to local broadcasters and cable
operators. WeatherNation is helping broadcasters realize revenues
from digital channels, mobile applications, and over-the-top
platforms. WeatherNation is E/I compliant for local broadcasters, is
closed captioned and supports EAS. WeatherNation also integrates with
a TV station's existing team of meteorologists as well as their
traffic and billing systems for supporting ad insertion without the
need for additional hardware. For more information, please contact
email@example.com or (800) 343-9516. Visit
About 11ALIVE WXIA
11ALIVE, Georgia's News Leader, is the NBC
affiliate in Atlanta. 11ALIVE hosts a number of local networks: WXIA
on digital channel 11.1, WeatherNation (11.2) as of Oct. 5, 2013,
WATL (Channel 36 - 36.1) is MyNetwork TV, Bounce TV (36.2) and 36.3
(AntennaTV). 11ALIVE is owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), an
international media and marketing solutions company that informs and
engages more than 100 million people every month through its powerful
network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties.
Visit www.11ALIVE.com, www.gannett.com or call 404-892-1611.
SOURCE: WeatherNation TV
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