and its digital properties including CBS Interactive Music Group and CBS Local
Digital Media have been honored with an inaugural Internet Radio Award by RAIN (Radio And Internet
Newsletter) for having the “Best Overall Digital Strategy.” The RAIN Internet Radio Awards 2010 honored winners
in three distinct categories, Best Overall Online Radio Service, Best Streaming
Broadcast Station and Best Overall Digital Strategy. Winners were announced today at RAIN’s Summit
East in Washington, D.C.
was bestowed upon the “broadcast station, broadcast group, or online-only
webcaster that has implemented the finest overall digital strategy.” CBS RADIO bested four other finalists to win
the award and recognition based on the Company’s excellence, as well as its
strides in, and commitment to, the digital space.
broad portfolio of digital assets include all of its news, talk, sports and
music websites; Radio.com, the streaming platform for CBS RADIO and its
partners, AOL Radio and Yahoo! Music Radio; and Last.fm, the internationally
renowned music discovery site. In
addition, CBS Interactive Music Group operates properties like mp3.com and
TheStreetDate.com, while programming and creating original content, events and
partnerships such as the “Live on Letterman” webcast series, Last.fm on Xbox
and targeted streaming stations such as Last.fm Discover and Glee Radio.
through CBS Local Digital Media, CBS RADIO and television stations have
combined forces and resources to serve as a competitor in the local marketplace. This division, which is responsible for the
websites of CBS RADIO’s more than three dozen news, talk and sports stations,
in addition to numerous specialized streaming stations, deliver thousands of
content posts from notable personalities, as well as news, scores, videos,
audio, images, lists, and local information.
CBS Local has recently combined the websites of many local CBS
Television and Radio stations in the Company’s largest markets across the
nation, including New York, Los
Angeles, San Francisco and Philadelphia. These web destinations bring together the
most trusted brands in local media and include the latest news, traffic,
weather, sports information and local discounts audiences have come to expect
from the websites of CBS Television and Radio’s biggest news and sports