Millennium Communications Designs New Web Site for Cablevision's News12

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Millennium Communications, a Long Island-based interactive agency has designed a new Web site for News 12, Cablevision's local news channel.

With all the new technological and user-centric features used on the Web today, it was the perfect time to re-think our approach to the site design, navigation and overall usability

Millennium Communications is pleased to announce the launch of the re-designed News12 Network website, News , that includes region specific sites for Long Island, New Jersey, Westchester, Hudson Valley, Connecticut, the Bronx and Brooklyn. These web sites provide a 24-hour news source for people who want the latest local news in each of those regions. features an abundance of exclusive videos from the News 12 local news channels, as well as local weather, traffic, sports and entertainment content. It also allows visitors the ability to customize content to meet their specific preferences resulting in a personal experience. Content is continuously updated 24x7x365 and features a robust blog with contributions from many on-air personalities.

While the previous web site was packed with information, the site model had been designed by Millennium more than 7 years ago. "With all the new technological and user-centric features used on the Web today, it was the perfect time to re-think our approach to the site design, navigation and overall usability," said David Kirschner General Manager of News 12 Interactive, "Our goal was to put the user first, and design a great interactive experience utilizing the latest advancements in Web technology." Millennium provided the strategic architecture, user Interface and implementation of the News12 blog using the WordPress blogging platform

"We were honored to be selected once again by News12 to modernize their award winning site. Since News12 offers unique, hyper local content not offered by any other news outlet, our goal was to create a simple, intuitive and individual consumer experience to access this information while providing a scalable architecture for future content inclusion," said Patrick Macri, President of Millennium Communications.

About Millennium Communications
Founded in 1993 and based in New York, Millennium Communications is a digital communications agency specializing in online marketing, advertising and promotion, interactive development and managed hosting. Their multidisciplinary staff works together to bring a broad range of skills to every partnership to deliver superior results.

Visit Millennium Communications at to explore how Millennium can help your company enhance its interactive marketing efforts.

About News12
News 12 Networks is proud to be a cable exclusive service, that is not provided to satellite or phone company tv lineups. The Network currently reaches nearly 3.8 million households in the New York market. News 12 Networks is the country's first, largest, and most watched 24-hour local television news network. The Network is made up of 7 individual local news channels serving the areas of Long Island, New Jersey, Southwestern Connecticut, Westchester County, the Hudson Valley, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. News 12 Networks is owned and operated by Cablevision Systems Corporation.

About Cablevision
Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC) is one of the nation's leading media and entertainment companies. Its cable television operations serve more than 3 million households in the New York metropolitan area. The company's advanced telecommunications offerings include its iO TV® digital television, Optimum Online® high-speed Internet, Optimum Voice® digital voice-over-cable, and its Optimum Lightpath integrated business communications services. Cablevision operates several successful programming businesses, including AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel and WE tv, through Rainbow Media Holdings LLC, and serves the New York area as publisher of Newsday and other niche publications through Newsday Media Group. In addition to these businesses, Cablevision owns Madison Square Garden and its sports teams, the New York Knicks, Rangers and Liberty. The company also operates New York's famed Radio City Music Hall, the Beacon Theatre, and the Chicago Theatre, and owns and operates Clearview Cinemas.

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