CaribbeanWorldNews On TV Across The Caribbean

Released on: August 22, 2008, 9:05 am

Press Release Author: CaribPR

Industry: Media

Press Release Summary: CaribbeanWorldNews Expands

Press Release Body: CaribPR Newswire, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Aug. 12, 2008:
CaribbeanWorldNews has debuted across 26 islands in the Caribbean.
CWN has reached a deal with Tempo TV to power the launch of Tempo News across their
Caribbean platform. The newscast will air across the Tempo TV channel in 26
Caribbean countries, reaching over 2.5 million people.
The TV deal is an extension of the online news partnership between the two entities,
which dates back to Tempo`s launch in 2005.
`This partnership marks another step in the CaribbeanWorldNews Network`s growth as a
credible Caribbean news organization and allows us to truly fulfill our goal of
being the pulse of Caribbean nationals worldwide,` said CWN founder, Felicia
Persaud. `The Tempo deal combined with our radio syndication across the US, our
online reach daily and our New York TV newscast on Whatz Up TV places us in an
enviable position, thanks to our many valued partners and loyal readers.`
`CWN`s powering of the Tempo newscast allows us to now reach millions per month in
both the Caribbean Diaspora and the region and that allows us to offer companies
looking to target these markets a lot more than other media houses,` added Chris
Chaplin, VP at CWN`s parent company, Hard Beat Communications, who brokered the
`With this agreement, it is a pleasure to continue and strengthen our partnership
with Caribbean World News, a company that like Tempo is committed to the upliftment
of the Caribbean and Caribbean people by providing them on all possible platforms
with relevant and current information about our community,` said Frederick (`Mr.
Tempo`) Morton ,Jr., Founder, Chairman and CEO, Tempo Networks, LLC.
CaribbeanWorldNews (formerly Hard Beat News), was founded in 2004 by Persaud, an
award-winning Guyanese-born journalist, with the primary objective of being the
daily newswire for Caribbean nationals overseas.
Today, the CaribbeanWorldNews newswire website ( ranks in the
top 100,000 sites and reaches thousands more with its syndicated postings and
broadcasts online, on radio and on TV.
CaribbeanWorldNews also syndicates a radio report weekly on several partnering
stations across the U.S. Caribbean Diaspora, including on WKAT 1360 AM and WAVS 1170
AM in South Florida; 1430 WGFF AM in Atlanta, Power 92.3 FM in Chicago, WDJZ 1530 AM
in Connecticut, 96.3 FM WHUR-FM in Washington and WRRW 100.9 FM in Virginia.
CaribbeanWorldNews` weekly report is also in video format on WHATZ UP TV on the CIN
platform, Time Warner Channel 73 in New York City and online at and

The CaribbeanWorldNews Network is owned by Hard Beat Communications, a
minority-certified, PR and Ad agency which serves the Caribbean and ethnic markets.
Tempo is the Caribbean's premier entertainment network, created by Morton Jr, and
launched in 2005. The channel is currently across 26 islands, reaching 500 thousands
households and 2.5 million viewers.

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Contact Details: Chris Chaplin
VP Hard Beat Communications
100 Sterling Place, 4k, Brooklyn NY 11217

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