24 Oct Media Press Group launches media press US, Inc. and appoints Kathy Weidman as its CEO
New CEO in the USA
We are delighted to announce today the advent of Media Press US, Inc. together with the appointment of Kathy Weidman as CEO for our latest subsidiary. Media Press US will service international and North American-based customers, providing rich, localized TV metadata and services to 18 countries in 28 languages. Our European metadata services currently reach over 80 million households providing TV, OTT and radio program schedules for over 5,300 channels, 880,000 broadcast events per week and 26 million broadcast assets (including 9.3 million images with detailed data and descriptions). We also provide metadata with unique metadata IDs, and the company also supports many industry standards such as EIDR.
Media Press US will operate in Wayne, Pennsylvania, and will bring advanced metadata services to international and North American customers. Content providers, broadcasters, TV operators, OTT services, application services and business intelligence services will benefit from Media Press´ unique and highly localized coverage of TV content.
Kris Cechnicki, Media Press Group Chairman: “I am so pleased to have Kathy Weidman at the helm of our expansion into new American markets. Her experience in the metadata industry as well as our 30 plus years of experience in the TV and entertainment metadata business bring a unique opportunity for our partners on both sides of the Atlantic. We are bringing additional value to the worldwide marketplace. Our highly skilled, localized metadata teams and our cutting edge software solutions will help new clients develop the best in-class services when it comes to the discovery of TV and radio content.”