Newsy.com Hires Jim Flink as Vice President of News Operations

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Former news anchor and reporter for KMBC-TV joins multi-source video news analysis service

Jim Flink

Jim's proven editorial and management skills will speed the innovation of our products while increasing the quality of our original news videos and make our content sparkle.

Newsy.com, the multi-source video news analysis service, has hired Jim Flink, former news anchor and reporter for KMBC-TV (Hearst), as vice president of news operations.

"We are thrilled to have Jim Flink join our team at Newsy," explains Jim Spencer, president of Newsy.com. "Jim's proven editorial and management skills will speed the innovation of our products while increasing the quality of our original news videos and make our content sparkle."

Flink join Newsy.com after 20 years of television news experience, most recently with KMBC-TV in Kansas City. He has received a regional Emmy Award for spot news coverage and his work has been featured on "Larry King Live," "The Oprah Winfrey Show," CNN, BBC and NBC-Mutual Radio.

In addition, Flink's overseas experience includes work with the Korean Broadcasting System, the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), journalists in developing countries and teaching peers and students in the Philippines.

Flink has served as an adjunct professor at University of Missouri-Kansas City, Park University and Avila University. He received his B.A. in political science from Westminster College, and his M.A. in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

The weekend of April 24, 2010, Flink will be awarded the Alumni Achievement Award from Westminster College. The award recognizes individual achievement in his or her field of endeavor and is considered one of the highest honors Westminster can confer on an alumnus.

About Newsy.com

Newsy.com (http://www.newsy.com) is a multi-source video news service that analyzes the world's news coverage. Through short videos available on the web and mobile devices, Newsy.com accelerates the understanding of how a news story is being covered differently by media outlets around the world.

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