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MGN Online Celebrates a Great Year of Growth and Technological Advances

CARDIFF BY THE SEA, Calif., Dec. 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Year 2015 was a banner year for both growth and content development at MGN Online. MGN Online released one of the News Industry's most advanced Websites, with a series of new features for all of its News Affiliates. With over 750 Affiliates, MGN Online is the leading provider of original Daily News Graphical Content for Broadcasters, Websites and Print Media.

MGN Online also renewed several key contracts with broadcast groups including Sinclair, Nexstar, Gray Television, Tribune, Entravision and more.

As part of a companywide initiative for 2016, MGN Online offers a renewed centralized approach, creating the largest News Content Hub in the United States. All of these enhancements have been created to provide an improved experience and workflow for MGN Online's Affiliates.

Extensive Website development in 2015 yielded new tools for Affiliates, with a robust User-Friendly interface. New options developed and released include the BuildMyOwn V2.0 Maps & Graphics, which is a web-based application for affiliates to create custom Maps and Graphics. Also, MGN recently released MGN Packages for Affiliates to easily download image bundles of Topical News Stories, Current Events, Holidays, Sports Teams, Celebrity Birthdays and the 2015 Year in Review.

"This was a difficult and rewarding year. We literally achieved over 2-years of technical developments in one year while adding Affiliates and increasing the daily demand on production. I'm very proud of the staff here at MGN and I look forward to even greater days ahead," said Gill Davis, President and CEO of MGN Online.

As the trend continues to shift towards the digital world, Newspapers, Magazines, Radio and Television Stations are capturing and engaging new online audiences like never before. This migration to online News Publishing, on multiple platforms, has created new demands and challenges in the News Industry. The demand for high quality Graphical Content is greater than ever before. This increased Graphical Content use has increased page views and the time users spend on a web page. This all directly correlates with increased online advertising revenue for these News Publishers.

2016 is staged to become a tremendous year for the News Industry. Coverage of the Presidential Election, the Olympics and countless other Sports and World Events will place an increased demand on News Coverage. MGN will be involved daily to support all that our world of News has to cover.

About MGN Online

MGN Online (http://www.mgnonline.com) is America's Premiere Resource for Still, Animated and Photo Graphical Images. MGN Online has a wide-ranging client roster of affiliates extending across print, television, and online media. MGN Online serves Newspapers, TV Broadcast News, Webcasts, Web Radio and other News and information services 24/7 through its innovative content creation, storage and distribution facilities. MGN Online is a division of Multimedia Graphic Network Inc., founded in 1982 and based in Cardiff by the Sea, California.

CONTACT: Rick Ireton VP Graphic Services rick@mgnonline.comSource: MGN Online