CaribPR Wire, PR Newswire Team Up


Carib PR Newswire, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 30, 2009: CaribPR Wire has signed a distribution agreement with PR Newswire, the leading PR wire globally.

The deal will make CaribPR Wire the official distribution arm for PR Wire`s clients seeking to reach the Caribbean region and the Caribbean Diaspora with their press announcements. It will also allow CaribPR Wire to offer its clients a global reach through the multiple PR Newswire industry-leading distribution lines to the Hispanic, Native American, Asian American and African American audiences, and access to the monitoring facility offered by the 55-year-old company.

The deal with CaribPR Wire will allow PR Newswire the widest distribution by any wire service in the market today.

Christopher Chaplin, who negotiated and closed the deal on behalf of CaribPR Wire, said, `This relationship will not only give global companies the ability to reach the Caribbean market effectively, but will also give Caribbean companies the ability to reach a global audience in multiple languages, via print, radio, television and New media platforms.`

Joaquin Burgos, President of PR Newswire Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean  added, `PR Newswire`s partnership with CaribPR Wire ensures that our clients will have access to the most comprehensive and targeted news distribution option in the Caribbean region. As the leader in global news distribution, PR Newswire continuously seeks alliances with organizations such as CaribPR Wire to expand and enhance our distribution capabilities. We look forward to working with CaribPR Wire to provide our clients with greater access to Caribbean audiences and to introduce Caribbean companies to PR Newswire`s full suite of communications tools.`

The partnership with CaribPR Wire bolsters PR Newswire`s reach into the Caribbean market by delivering access to more than 300 Caribbean-focused media outlets and journalists in the U.S. and the Caribbean region. For CaribPR Wire customers, the distribution agreement offers an opportunity to leverage PR Newswire`s industry-leading distribution network.

About CaribPR Wire

CaribPR Wire is the first and only press release newswire of the Caribbean, established in 2005 by journalist Felicia Persaud to serve the Caribbean niche market in the U.S./ UK, Canada and the Caribbean region. CaribPR Wire offers over three dozen guaranteed placements for clients seeking to reach the media in this niche and also a full service comprehensive PR campaign arm in the Caribbean American marketplace. CaribPR wire is owned by Hard Beat Communications, the minority-certified news, PR and Advertising agency serving the Caribbean and Caribbean Diaspora markets.

About PR Newswire

PR Newswire is the global leader in innovative communications and marketing services, enabling organizations to connect and engage with their target audiences worldwide.

Through its multi-channel distribution network, audience intelligence, targeting, and measurement services, PR Newswire helps corporations and organizations conduct rich, timely and dynamic dialogues with the media, consumers, policymakers, investors and the general public, in support of building brands, generating awareness, impacting public policy, driving sales, and raising capital.

Pioneering the commercial news distribution industry 55 years ago, PR Newswire connects customers with audiences in more than 170 countries and in over 40 languages through an unparalleled network of offices in 16 countries across North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, and via unique affiliations with the leading news agencies across the globe. PR Newswire is a subsidiary of United Business Media Limited (UBM.L), a leading global business media company that serves professional commercial communities around the world. For more information, go to


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