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Rivet Radio makes its first foray into call center services with MetTel business partnership

Terri Lydon

Rivet Radio, the smart audio platform, today announced its business partnership with enterprise communication solutions provider, MetTel. Rivet's bite-sized audio news is deployed in customer care centers, providing customers with a curated stream of top news headlines while they are on hold.

Rivet's smart audio content complements MetTel's existing suite of contact center solutions used by retail businesses across the nation. With the freedom to select from Rivet's extensive news categories and the frequency of updates during hold time, call centers can now provide a more valuable customer service experience for their customers.

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Rivet Radio Adds Podcasts, Launches New ‘Follow’ Feature to Provide A More Personalized Listening Experience

Terri Lydon

Listening experience now includes news, podcasts and current traffic and weather updates

Rivet Radio, the smart audio platform, brings greater personalization to audio listening with today's launch of a 'Follow' feature in its iOS mobile app. Users now have the ability to follow specific topics, shows, hosts or producers from Rivet's feed of robust audio content. Listeners can easily stay informed about what matters to them most by curating their own personal channel of 'followed' content.

The launch of the feature complements Rivet's expansion of its spoken word programming by giving listeners access to hundreds of the most popular podcasts, such as Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me, This American Life, 99% Invisible, TED Radio Hour, Freakonomics Radio, and Radio Lab.

 

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Mayor Emanuel Featured In New Signature Program For Rivet News Radio App

Terri Lydon

‘Panorama’ Features Exclusive Talk on Archer Daniel Midlands, Future of CPS & Chicago in 2014

CHICAGO – City of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is the next guest on Rivet News Radio’s signature program, Panorama , an up-close and personal series featuring the people, places and events shaping the world, hosted by veteran journalist and Rivet Radio’s head of news, Charlie Meyerson.

“As we look toward the New Year, we’re pleased Mayor Emanuel’s agreed to join us as a guest on Panorama,” said Charlie Meyerson, Panorama host and head of news for Rivet News Radio.

Meyerson was the first reporter to interview Emanuel about Archer Daniels Midland’s move to Chicago; Emanuel also discusses the state and future of Chicago Public Schools, and what he’s learned since becoming mayor

 

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Associated Press Partners With Rivet News Radio Mobile App

Terri Lydon

Rivet News Radio Powering On-Demand News App With AP
National & World News To Be Featured On New On-Demand Audio Service

CHICAGO – HearHere Radio, the early-stage startup behind the new Rivet News Radio mobile app, has selected The Associated Press (AP) as its principal supplier of national and world news.

Now available on the iPhone, Rivet Radio is integrating AP national and world coverage into its services, providing immediate, personalized access to audio news stories on demand. Rivet Radio puts listeners in control of their news, letting them follow or find the stories they want to hear.

“AP news and audio feeds are ideal for Rivet Radio,” said John MacLeod, founder and CEO of HearHere Radio. “Throughout the day, we receive fresh stories we make immediately available for our listeners. Every time you open the app, it’s ‘the top of the hour,’ and you hear the latest news — including breaking news — from the AP.”

 

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Reinventing Radio News For Smartphone Era

Terri Lydon

Chicago-Based Startup Launches App To Reinvent Radio News For Smartphone Era
Local, National & World News Featured In New On-Demand Audio Service

CHICAGO – HearHere Radio, a Chicago-based startup, has launched its new app, Rivet News Radio, to deliver on-demand news and information to listeners. The app puts users in control of their news, letting them find and follow the stories they want to hear. The Rivet News Radio app is available free for the iPhone in the App Store. HearHere Radio anticipates expanding the service to other markets and platforms, including Android and automotive, in 2014.

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Maverick Newsroom Team Leads Rivet News Radio App

Terri Lydon

Maverick Newsroom Team Leads Rivet News Radio App
Veteran Journalists Join Team To Reinvent Radio News For Smartphone Era

CHICAGO – HearHere Radio, the early-stage startup behind the new Rivet News Radio mobile app, has announced its news team of veteran journalists to reinvent radio news for the mobile age. Now available on the iPhone, Rivet News Radio delivers on-demand news and information to listeners, putting users in control of their news to find and follow the stories they want to hear.

 

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