Wtnh.com Joins Forces with BargainNews.com

October 09, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
NEW HAVEN, Conn.– WTNH/News Channel 8 is proud to announce a new media partnership with The Bargain News, Connecticut’s statewide weekly classified ad newspaper and online web site. Find Your Car at wtnh.com focuses on the 25,000+ vehicles for sale in Connecticut. The listings include multiple photos, maps and directions, links to car dealer’s web sites, and multi-level contact points that include e-mail, click to call and even instant messaging. Find Your Car at wtnh.com features a general search box on its home page that will then bring the visitor to a more detailed web page where visitors can refine their requests to see specific items.

“We are very happy to have entered into this partnership,” said Roger Hess, Director of Sales WTNH, MyTV9 & wtnh.com. “We chose to work with The Bargain News after examining classified and auto search products from around the country. WTNH.com users will benefit greatly from this partnership because The Bargain News provides the best and most extensive listing of cars and classified ads in the state.”

Wtnh.com is also now offering all of the local classifieds from the Bargain News database to its online visitors. These include over 150 additional categories of general items for sale from private individuals and local businesses.

“We are proud of the work we have done with WTNH-TV to bring to the residents of Connecticut the combined services of our two organizations,” said Dan Rindos, V.P. of The Bargain News. “Our combined web sites reach a vast majority of the state, by offering our classified content to their visitors and linking our visitors to their excellent site for local news, weather, traffic and more, we have created an unbeatable local community experience for Connecticut web users.”

The Bargain News has also begun featuring print ads for the wtnh.com web site in the pages of its weekly newsstand edition as well as banner ads and links that will run throughout the BargainNews.com web site. The promotion will be aimed at the 100,000+ weekly Bargain News readers to inform them of the wealth of valuable local news and information available on the wtnh.com web site.

About the Company

WTNH-TV and WCTX-TV are LIN Television stations. LIN TV (NYSE: TVL) delivers quality television, digital media and online news operations through 29 owned and/or operated television stations and 30 websites in 17 cities located primarily in the top 100 markets, servicing 9.25% of U.S. television households.

LIN TV has and continues to identify and implement innovative business strategies, including being an early adopter of digital television, in order to provide superior viewing quality to our customers. Financial information and overviews of our stations are available at www.lintv.com.

Bargain News publishes Connecticut’s only statewide classified ad newspaper that is distributed weekly and has been on sale at area newsstands since 1971. The company also publishes several free distribution auto shoppers in targeted communities across the state. BargainNews.com web site contains all of the individual listings from the most recent printed editions, in addition to listings from their New York and New Jersey publications and web sites.
Bargain News, LLC is a privately owned, local company and operates out of offices located at 30 Nutmeg Drive in Trumbull as well as locations in Great Neck, NY and Clifton, NJ. For additional information, contact Mr. Dan Rindos, at 1-800-233-7785.