Media Press Group today announced the establishment of media press US and has appointed Kathy Weidman as its new CEO. media press US will service international, and North American-based customers are providing rich, localized European metadata and services for 18 countries in 28 languages. media press’ European metadata services currently reach over 80 million households and viewers providing TV, OTT and radio metadata for over 5,300 channels, 880,000 broadcast events per week and 26 million broadcast assets with detailed data and descriptions.
media press provides metadata with their own unique ID structure, and the company also supports many industry standards like EIDR.
media press US is based in Wayne, Pennsylvania and brings advanced European metadata services to North American and international 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 European media content.
Kris Cechnicki, Chairman of the Board, media press Group said, “I am so pleased to have Kathy Weidman lead our efforts in continued expansion to more international markets. Kathy’s vast experience in the metadata industry as well as media press’ 30+ years in the European TV and entertainment metadata business offer a unique opportunity to bring additional value to the worldwide marketplace. Our highly skilled, localized metadata teams and our cutting-edge software solutions help international clients develop best-in-class services when it comes to the discovery of European content.”