CoMedia Corporation (Pink Sheets:CMTN) announces that the news service College Sporting News, Inc. has partnered with its American Football Alumni subsidiary to provide content and consulting services. CSN will supply American Football Alumni’s American Football Alumni Network with the latest news and original content to be used throughout their AFAN enterprise. CSN provides news services covering over 135 collegiate institutions and is an application service provider for the web sites of over 30 separate sports organizations.
Currently CSN syndicates its content across the country to colleges, universities, conferences and various media outlets in the arena of newspapers, magazines, radio, and television including College Sports Television (CSTV). Under the agreement the AFA will provide printing and distribution of the college football yearbooks produced by CSN that will include expansion of the titles offered in the spring and summer of 2008.
Stephen White, Executive Director of American Football Alumni and President of CoMedia stated, “This partnership provides a direct connection to CSN’s 135 college and university football programs and provides our AFA Network and www.11on11.com web site with a direct source of accurate news and information about these programs, the coaches and football players.” Mr. White added, “Having the opportunity to partner with College Sporting News gives us exciting and relevant content for and about many of the 20 million players and coaches in our target market who are from these schools. This relationship is one of the key elements in the marketing program to accelerate the growth of membership and traffic for our web site and build the network of former players and coaches that are 'Those that played the game'.”
College Sporting News was launched in 2000 as a news service for individuals, organizations and broadcasters who seek information about the collegiate Division I Football Championship Subdivision. Publishing thousands of news articles each year, College Sporting News is the worldwide leader in FCS-specific news distribution.
CoMedia Corporation is a marketing and communications company that is building social communities and associations of sports-specific alumni. American Football Alumni Inc. is a majority owned subsidiary of CoMedia. American Football Alumni recognizes football players belong to an exclusive fraternity and the goal is to bring together the 20 million present and former players and coaches through developmental programs, National Bowl Game sponsorship, and through the exclusive online social network www.11on11.com.
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