Cision Launches Premium Media Profiles of Top Energy & Environment Journalists and Outlets

Industry-Specific Media Research Enables CisionPoint Users To Improve News Coverage, Productivity, Effectiveness

CHICAGO, IL, April 14, 2009   Cision, the leading provider of media research, distribution, monitoring and analysis services to the public relations industry and other communication professionals, today announced comprehensive and enhanced Premium Media Profiles of the leading journalists, influencers and outlets who cover energy and environmental issues.

The enhanced Premium Energy and Environment Media Profiles   available to users of the CisionPoint on-demand services delivery platform   contain detailed intelligence on over 3,500 contacts from thousands of leading print, broadcast, Internet and social media outlets that expressly focus on energy and  green  topics, including energy conservation, sustainability, recycling and related issues.

The profiles contain editors and beat reporters at broad-based media   top daily newspapers, magazines, broadcast outlets and Internet sites   as well as top media, sites and blogs, and freelancers that are dedicated exclusively to energy and environmental coverage.

Contact information in the expanded profiles includes: detailed overviews of the journalist or influencer, along with their direct quotes; biographical information; filing deadlines; audio interviews; preferences that describe how they want to be contacted; likes and dislikes with detailed pitching tips; and Twitter handles where available.

Outlet information provides outlet demographics, circulation and/or viewership numbers, ad rates, article submission policies and deadlines, and policies for NDAs, artwork and graphics.

 Green initiatives span the largest enterprises and government agencies, and can impact the smallest details of daily life. As a result, these trends are being covered extensively both in mainstream news media and on the social Web,  said Ruth McFarland, Cision s senior vice president, research.  Our Premium Energy and Environment Profiles are built to give clients superior intelligence on finding and connecting with the best and best-known of these channels. 

 There are a broad and complex array of news sources looking for stories in the energy and environment spaces,  said Jenn Kramer, communications manager of Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), one of the ten largest electric companies in the U.S.  CisionPoint’s Premium Energy and Environment Media Profiles will allow us to be more effective and productive by targeting and personalizing our outreach. 

Cision s Premium Media Profiles target the influencers and outlets that cover specific industries and allow PR professionals to better target their pitches. In addition to Energy and Environment, they include Business and Finance, Consumer, Health and Science, Technology, and Travel and Tourism.

About CisionPoint:
Launched in the United States in October 2007, CisionPoint rapidly became the fastest growing on-demand PR media management dashboard application, with more than 2,700 customers signed in its first 16 months of sales. CisionPoint was selected a finalist in three categories   Best On-Demand Platform, Best Vertical Market Business Content, and Best Online News Service   in the 2009 CODiE Award competition sponsored by the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA).

Cision is currently rolling out CisionPoint as the standard on-demand platform for its customers worldwide, including Fortune 500 corporations, global public relations firms, non-profit organizations, universities, and small businesses.

About Cision:
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today s communications, social media and content marketing professionals. Offering the industry s most comprehensive PR and social software, rich analytics and a Global Insights team, Cision enables clients to improve their marketing and strengthen data-driven decision making. Cision also represents the Gorkana Group, PRWeb, Help a Reporter Out (HARO) and iContact brands. Headquartered in Chicago, Cision has over 100,000 customers worldwide and maintains offices in Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, Finland and China. For more information, visit www.cision.com or follow @Cision on Twitter.