MONTREAL, April 24 /CNW Telbec/ - WANTED Technologies Corporation (TSX:
WAN) announces today a 36-month agreement has been signed with The E. W.
Scripps company and their affiliate newspapers for sales tools to be used by
their classified advertising teams.
Scripps-owned newspapers including the Knoxville News Sentinel
(Knoxville, TN), the Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN), the Corpus Christi
Caller-Times (Corpus Christi, TX) and Treasure Coast Publishing (Stuart, FL)
are among the affiliates that will have access to WANTED's recruitment
"These are excellent tools that we believe will make it possible for our
newspapers to have up-to-the-minute information regarding their advertisers
and online competitors in the lucrative recruitment category," says Linda
Sease, director of newspaper marketing for Scripps.
The agreement includes real-time access to WANTED Analytics, an
employer-specific dashboard of recruitment advertising statistics, as well as
weekly business leads and market share reporting for each affiliate.
The E. W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) is a diverse and growing media
enterprise with interests in national cable networks, newspaper publishing,
broadcast television stations, interactive media, and licensing and
The company's portfolio of media properties includes: Scripps Networks,
with such brands as HGTV, Food Network, DIY Network, Fine Living and Great
American Country; daily and community newspapers in 17 markets and the
Washington-based Scripps Media Center, home to the Scripps Howard News
Service; 10 broadcast TV stations, including six ABC-affiliated stations,
three NBC affiliates and one independent; Scripps Interactive Media, including
leading online search and comparison shopping services, Shopzilla and uSwitch;
and United Media, a leading worldwide licensing and syndication company that
is the home of PEANUTS, DILBERT and approximately 150 other features and
About WANTED Technologies Corporation
WANTED is a leading supplier of real-time sales and business intelligence
solutions for the media classified and recruitment industries. Using its
proprietary On-Demand data mining, lead generation and CRM (Customer
Relationship Management) integrated technologies, WANTED aggregates real-time
data from thousands of online job boards, real estate and newspaper sites, as
well as corporate Web sites on a daily basis.
WANTED's data is used to optimize sales and to implement marketing
strategies within the classified ad departments of major media organizations,
as well as by staffing firms, advertising agencies and human resources
WANTED is also the exclusive data provider for the United States
Conference Board's Help-Wanted Online Data Series(TM), a monthly economic
indicator of job availability in the United States.
The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
or accuracy of this release. Any statement that appears prospective shall
not be interpreted as such.
For further information:
For further information: Mr. David Tanguay, President and CEO,(418)
523-6663 ext. 222; Mr. Philippe Frenière, CA, Vice President Finance & CFO, 1
(800) 530-0818 ext. 232; Source: WANTED Technologies Corp.