“We welcome MLS to the fast-growing roster of sports teams and leagues relying on SendtoNews.com to boost their profile,” said SendtoNews.com’s CEO Greg Bobolo. "We have delivered hundreds of thousands of media impressions so far."
San Francisco, New York, Victoria, B.C., (PRWEB) March 09, 2012
Cloud-based news platform SendtoNews.com is pleased to announce that it will be distributing video content for Major League Soccer’s (MLS) 2012 season.
“We welcome MLS to the fast-growing roster of sports teams and leagues relying on SendtoNews.com to boost their news profile,” said SendtoNews.com’s CEO Greg Bobolo. “Newsrooms now accustomed to accessing AHL, WHL and other sports content on SendtoNews.com can now find MLS footage in the same place. With the MLS pre-season kicking off just last weekend we’ve already seen downloads by national media organizations in Canada like Sportsnet and the Globe and Mail— and multiple major market downloads in US cities, such as Boston. We have delivered hundreds of thousands of media impressions so far, and the season hasn’t even started.”
SendtoNews.com will use its cloud-based news distribution service to raise visibility for the MLS Head Office and for all 19 MLS teams. Once it is uploaded to the SendtoNews.com platform, the video can be previewed and downloaded by news media for web and broadcast platforms. Online media can easily embed content. SendtoNews.com can fully monitor and report which clips are being previewed, downloaded and broadcast or posted online.
SendtoNews debuted at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, where more than 1,450 reporters used it to send stories to home networks in 200 countries. Today popularity among amateur sporting organizations, minor sports leagues and international sporting events is quickly turning SendtoNews a leading digital sports video news agency. Clients include the AHL, ECHL and WHL hockey leagues, the Canadian Professional Golf Tour, Rugby Canada, Swimming Canada, 2013 America’s Cup, International Triathlon Union and many others.
About Major League Soccer
Headquartered in New York City, Major League Soccer is the top-flight professional soccer league in the United States and Canada. MLS features many stars from the U.S., Canada, and around the world. Major League Soccer’s 17th season will feature 19 clubs each playing 34 regular-season matches. Those clubs include the Chicago Fire; Chivas USA; Colorado Rapids; Columbus Crew; D.C. United; FC Dallas; Houston Dynamo; 2011 MLS Cup champion LA Galaxy; New York Red Bulls; New England Revolution; Philadelphia Union; Portland Timbers; Real Salt Lake; San Jose Earthquakes; Seattle Sounders FC; Sporting Kansas City; Toronto FC; Vancouver Whitecaps FC; and, in their inaugural season, Montreal Impact.
SendtoNews is a disruptive, cloud-based technology company that is changing the way the world shares its news. The company offers an advanced distribution system that accepts newsworthy multimedia content from any platform connected to the Internet, optimizes it for easy newsroom consumption, and distributes it to the SendtoNews network of news broadcast/publishing partners as well as custom distribution lists.
In addition, for sports content, SendtoNews has a proven, performance-based advertising model that is unique and leverages a new inventory of content distributed across all traditional and digital mediums.
Headquartered in Victoria with affiliate offices in New York and San Francisco, SendtoNews is a go-to for broadcast-quality sports footage for some of the largest networks including ESPN, FOX Sports, ABC, NBC, CBS, Global TV, CTV, CBC, TSN, Sportsnet, IMG Media and over 900 hundred news desks nationally and internationally. For more information Toll free: 855-590-1991, follow on Twitter @Sendto_MLS or visit http://www.sendtonews.com