ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alert topic: Hurricane Matthew – “We are deeply committed to keeping people informed and connected to the best possible local storm coverage during Hurricane Matthew,” said Louis Gump, CEO of NewsON. “We also want to do our part in helping with the recovery by donating on behalf of our viewers to the relief efforts. By allowing people to access, free of charge, many local news stations covering Hurricane Matthew in one place, we are bringing their local expertise to a nationwide audience. Our thoughts are with the people and communities already affected, and for those that may be over the coming days.”
NewsON today stated that it will donate $1 per download* of the NewsON app to Hurricane Matthew relief efforts in a call-to-action to get people involved nationally. NewsON is free to download with no login required on iOS, Android, Amazon tablets, and Roku TV.
Download NewsON using the link below for immediate, free access to Hurricane Matthew coverage:
NewsON 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.
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, Amazon tablets, 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.
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*7-day donation period with funds capped at $10,000.