Yahoo! News Partners With CBS Television Stations

Oct 17, 2006

CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation and Yahoo! Inc. have announced an exclusive video syndication agreement in which local news video from 16 of CBS's owned stations will be made available on Yahoo! to an internet audience. CBS and Yahoo will share revenue from advertising sold adjacent to CBS Stations' content on the site. Yahoo! News users will have access to 10 to 20 local news video stories per day, from each of the 16 markets. The video includes breaking news stories, as well as other locally-focused features and reports.

Yahoo! will highlight the local video to users who select a city or zip code within a CBS owned station market. The video will be station-branded and can be found on the Yahoo! homepage and throughout Yahoo! News. On Yahoo!'s local news pages, video will also include links to the station's website where users can view additional local video and stories. Yahoo! News has exclusivity among major news website aggregators to the CBS Television Stations video content, and CBS will be the exclusive provider of local news video from their markets to Yahoo! News. The agreement covers 16 of CBS's owned stations that are part of the CBS Television Network and have local news operations, including: New York (WCBS); Los Angeles (KCBS); Chicago (WBBM); Philadelphia (KYW); San Francisco (KPIX); Boston (WBZ); Dallas (KTVT); Minneapolis (WCCO); Miami (WFOR); Denver (KCNC); Sacramento (KOVR); Pittsburgh (KDKA); Baltimore (WJZ); Salt Lake City (KUTV); Austin (KEYE); and Green Bay (WFRV).