Fort Wayne Newspapers selects MediaSpan SaaS solutions for content management and circulation

April 9, 2014

Article by: MediaSpan

ANN ARBOR MI (April 8 2014) — MediaSpan announced today that Fort Wayne Newspapers has selected MediaSpan’s NewsEditPro WebManagerPro and CirculationPro as their editorial and online content management and circulation systems. Fort Wayne will be deploying the solutions in MediaSpan’s SaaS environment.

Fort Wayne Newspapers is a JOA partnered by The Journal Gazette Company and The News Publishing Company of Fort Wayne IN.

The publications to be deployed utilizing the systems include The Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne IN) and the News-Sentinel (Fort Wayne IN).

“Our goal was to find the flexibility and versatility that our newsrooms and circulation departments require as well as to provide our customers with all the platforms they demand including digital mobile and print and the ability to effectively and efficiently manage these processes ” stated Michael Christman CEO of Fort Wayne Newspapers.

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with Fort Wayne Newspapers for this project ” said Ken Freedman Vice President of Sales and Marketing for MediaSpan Group. “We continue to see strong interest in our SaaS solutions as it allows publishers to focus on producing great content while we manage all the necessary hardware infrastructure software maintenance and upgrades”.

“We were looking for a partner that could leverage this project in the best interest of our JOA ” stated Julie Inskeep Publisher of The Journal Gazette. “We look forward to working with MediaSpan to provide our customers and the community of Fort Wayne with our very best journalism and services.”

About NewsEditPro

NewsEditPro the industry s most popular editorial workflow solution is a full-featured browser-based suite of tools that minimizes the steps required to deliver timely information to your customers in both traditional and modern multimedia channels. By simplifying and automating complex tasks and scheduling routines NewsEditPro offers power speed and flexibility in a modern content management system while allowing your staff to concentrate on what they do best – create great content.

About WebManagerPro

MediaSpan’s WebManagerPro Content Management System gives publishers the online tools needed to build a dynamic web presence that does more than just serve up the news. WebManagerPro’s classifieds marketplace connects buyers and sellers. User interactivity tools stimulate community interactivity online. Grow your audience and expand your brand with social network bookmarking.

About CirculationPro

CirculationPro is one of the most versatile and powerful systems on the market today. It’s simple easy to use browser client makes managing your publications products or electronic subscriptions a breeze. Whether a single user system metro daily or a group consolidating across a wide geographic area CirculationPro can easily scale to meet your needs.

About Fort Wayne Newspapers

Fort Wayne Newspapers is a JOA partnered by The Journal Gazette Company of Fort Wayne IN and The News Publishing Company of Fort Wayne IN.

About MediaSpan

MediaSpan Group Inc. ( powers digital content management online marketing advertising and business productivity solutions for the world’s leading media companies including Sun Media Advance Publications CNHI Paxton Civitas and Stephens Media. With more than 3 000 local newspaper radio and television properties relying on its solutions MediaSpan is the world’s largest network of local media companies and media consumers.

Headquartered in Ann Arbor MI MediaSpan has development support and sales offices worldwide including Melbourne FL London UK and Montréal Canada.

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