WDT Inks Deal with TornadosVideo.Net
by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 13, 2009 1:24:49 PM
Norman, OK, February 13, 2009--TornadoVideos.net, the premiere source of professional extreme weather photography and news for production companies, media, and weather enthusiasts, and Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT), the world's leading weather services company, are joining forces to market tornado and other extreme weather event videos to broadcasters and video production companies, worldwide.
TornadoVideos.net (TVN) deploys a close network of storm observers who drive to severe storms, hurricanes, winter or ice storms, and other visually intense weather conditions to document breaking news and live weather events on video. TVN has gained national media attention by virtue of its just-in-time and live high quality video, and the regular series of interviews it conducts after capturing severe weather event video footage. TVN has also gained notoriety due to their involvement with The Discovery Channel's series Storm Chasers.
"WDT's extensive relationships with nationwide broadcasters are a perfect fit for our extreme weather content," said Reed Timmer, Founder and Storm Chaser, TVN. "TVN members will now have a powerful distribution channel through which they can distribute their storm chase footage, as well as other live or breaking news material. WDT is simply the best in the weather business, and this is a really great combination of content and distribution," said Reed.
"WDT is excited about providing global media companies the ability to locate, view, and display on their website extreme weather videos," said Mike Eilts, President and CEO of WDT. "We look forward to working with TVN to create the most powerful resource in the United States for the distribution of extreme weather video streams and high quality footage," said Eilts.
About TornadosVideos.net TornadoVideos.net provides breaking news video, stock footage, and phone and television interviews to media networks worldwide. When natural disasters strike, TVN stormchasers are guaranteed to be at ground zero documenting all aspects of the storm. The tornado, hurricane, hail, and blizzard footage shot by the daring TVN stormchasers is unsurpassed in terms of intensity, quality, and drama. TVN has provided such services to the following news networks over the last several years: CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox News, Good Morning America, the BBC, The Weather Channel, and Univision. Interested media outlets can contact Reed Timmer via cell phone at 405-761-2807 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Weather Decision Technologies (WDT) Founded in 1999, Weather Decision Technologies has become a global leader in providing state-of-the-science weather detection, nowcasting, and forecasting systems and services to our partners and customers. WDT provides its numerical weather prediction capabilities and services for weather sensitive industries globally. WDT maintains operational and international offices in metropolitan Washington, DC; Norman, Oklahoma; Munich, Germany; and Tokyo, Japan. For more information: www.wdtinc.com.