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TuneIn to Offer The Wall Street Journal Radio Network's Premier Business and Breaking News Coverage to Global AudienceHear Wall Street Journal Radio Network Content From Anywhere in the World Through TuneIn (March 22, 2012)
PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/22/12 -- TuneIn, a free service that lets people listen to music, sports and news from around the world, today announced that they will deliver The Wall Street Journal Radio Network content to the more than 30 million TuneIn listeners. The Wall Street Journal Radio Network is the leading provider of business news and producer of news programs for radio stations across the US. This new agreement serves to further broaden the vast array of news programming accessible through TuneIn to include the high-quality business and news coverage for which The Wall Street Journal Radio Network is known.
"Through this partnership with The Wall Street Journal Radio Network, TuneIn listeners can always be up-to-date on the latest business news, breaking news and trends," said Kevin Straley, VP Programming, TuneIn. "By adding The Wall Street Journal Radio Network broadcasts to the already-robust TuneIn offering of more than 50,000 stations, we ensure that wherever our listeners are, they can access the most comprehensive business and news coverage for free."
The WSJ Radio Network (www.wsjradio.com) provides over 450 radio stations with late-breaking and around-the-clock business news, consumer spending information, financial-market updates, and long form news and talk program. The network also distributes 23 podcast titles.
Through TuneIn, the podcasts will be accessible to listeners anywhere on more than 150 devices, including smart phones and connected automobile dashboards. Popular daily business and news programs are now available to TuneIn listeners, including:
- The Wall Street Journal this Morning
- The Daily Wrap with Michael Castner
- The Wall Street Journal Tech News Briefing
- The Wall Street Journal Your Money Matters
"We are thrilled to expand the reach of The Wall Street Journal Radio Network's programming by partnering with TuneIn," said Nancy Abramson, Executive Director, The Wall Street Journal Radio Network. "We look forward to growing our audience and reaching more listeners on the go with business, talk and consumer news our staff works around the clock to provide."
Anyone can enjoy The Wall Street Journal Radio Network's programming for free with TuneIn through the company's TuneIn Radio smartphone app and online at www.TuneIn.com.
TuneIn is a free service that lets people listen to live local and global music, sports, talk and news from wherever they are. TuneIn offers more than 50,000 AM, FM, HD and Internet radio stations and more than a million on-demand programs streaming from every continent. The company's mobile apps are ranked in the top five in the App Store's Music category across 82 countries and territories. The company raised venture funding from Sequoia Capital in January 2011 and is hard at work in an old plumbing supply building in Palo Alto, Calif.
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