Honolulu Star-Advertiser selects MediaSpan s NewsEditPro for editorial content management

April 10, 2014

ANN ARBOR MI (April 10 2014) — MediaSpan announced today that Oahu Publications Inc. has selected MediaSpan’s NewsEditPro® as their preferred editorial content management system which includes its flagship daily Honolulu Star-Advertiser Hawaii’s largest newspaper with a print and digital circulation of 265 099 which ranks them 17th in the nation for daily average.

The publications to be deployed utilizing the system include the Honolulu Star-Advertiser MidWeek Publications (Oahu and Kauai HI) and The Garden Island (Lihue Kauai HI).

“We wanted to provide our editorial staff with a modern easy-to-use and efficient system that provides everything they need to deliver content to our customers in all formats including digital and print ” stated Roger Forness Vice President of Technology Oahu Publications Inc. “MediaSpan’s NewsEditPro leverages our ability to fully implement these processes across a multitude of our publications”.

“The ability to efficiently consolidate our operations and users was the goal for this project ” said Perry Magpoc Senior Systems Analyst Oahu Publications Inc. “By partnering with MediaSpan we feel we can meet these goals quickly and provide our customers with the very best products and services available.”

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 Oahu Publications Inc.

Since its establishment in 2001 Oahu Publications Inc. has emerged as Hawaii’s major print media company. OPI’s flagship publication is the daily Honolulu Star-Advertiser established in 2010 when the Honolulu Star-Bulletin (est. 1882) and The Honolulu Advertiser (est.1856) merged after OPI purchased The Honolulu Advertiser from Gannett Corp. In addition to the Star-Advertiser OPI owns and publishes a diverse group of publications including MidWeek three military papers and various specialty publications as well as luxury and hotel magazines.

About MediaSpan

MediaSpan Group Inc. (www.mediaspangroup.com) 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.

Press Contact: Geoff Kehrer Technical Sales and Marketing Director +1 (734) 887-4400 ext. 2169; gkehrer@mediaspangroup.com.