Three Frankly Clients Awarded "Best Website" 2016 Edward R. Murrow Awards

SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2016 /CNW/ - Frankly Inc. (TSX VENTURE: TLK) ("Frankly"), the leading content, engagement and monetization platform for brands and media companies, recognizes three of their customers that won the regional 2016 Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Website.

The Edward R. Murrow Award honors radio, television and digital media companies in more than thirty countries on the criteria of excellence and outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. In the past four years, Frankly customers have won more than eighteen regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for Best Website.

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), the world's largest professional organization devoted to electronic journalism, presents the Edward R. Murrow Awards. Their judging criteria for the Best Website award includes creativity, clarity, storytelling techniques, and use of audio, video or other Internet technologies.

Frankly congratulates the following stations on their winnings:
WBBH, Ft. Myers, FL, nbc-2.com
KGMB-KHNL-TV, Honolulu, HI, hawaiinewsnow.com
WVUE, New Orleans, LA, fox8live.com

"We are thrilled to have three of our clients recognized by the Radio Television Digital News Association for excellence on their web properties," said Steve Chung, Frankly CEO. "We congratulate WBBH, KGMB-KHNL-TV, and WVUE on their continued efforts to use our product in innovative and successful ways in order to best serve their communities."

In addition to the awards for Best Website, all three stations also took home additional Murrow awards, including Overall Excellence in the Small Television Market category to WBBH and KVUE.

RTDNA has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Murrow set as a standard for the profession of electronic journalism. Regional winners automatically advance to the National Edward R. Murrow Awards. To view the complete list of Regional Edward R. Murrow Award winners, click here.

About Frankly: We build an integrated software platform for brands and media companies to create, distribute, analyze and monetize their content across all of their digital properties on web, mobile and TV. Our customers include NBC, ABC, CBS and FOX affiliates, as well as top fashion brands, professional sports franchises and global organizations. Collectively, we reach nearly 80 million monthly users in the United States. The Company is publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange and trading under ticker "TLK." Frankly is headquartered in San Francisco with major offices in New York. To learn more, please visit www.franklyinc.com or email press@franklyinc.com.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Notice regarding forward-looking statements:

This release includes forward-looking statements regarding Frankly and their respective businesses. Forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this release, may not occur by certain specified dates or at all and could differ materially as a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties affecting the parties. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed. Except as required by applicable securities laws, forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and Frankly undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

SOURCE Frankly Inc.

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For further information: NATIONAL Equicom, Conrad Seguin, 416.586.1951, cseguin@national.ca; Or Frankly Inc., Steve Chung, Chief Executive Officer, 415.861.9797, press@franklyinc.com


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