TEGNA ‘FAST’ Channels, Hubbard Local Content Head To Zeam


It was formerly known as “VuIT.” Today, it is known as Zeam, and seeks to become a key digital destination for video content. To help attract more consumers, it has just added new free ad-supported streaming television channels from TEGNA and local content for stations owned by Hubbard Broadcasting.

This sees TEGNA’S Locked on Sports and True Crime Network get added to the Zeam Networks-owned OTT platform, as well as Hubbard Broadcasting’s local programming created by KOB-4 in Albuquerque; KSTP-5 in Minneapolis; WNYT-13 in Albany and WHEC-10 in Rochester, N.Y.; KAAL-TV in Rochester, Minn.; and WDIO-TV in Duluth, Minn.-Superior, Wisc.

Zeam Media CEO Jack Perry commented, “We are continuing to enhance our roster with content that spans genres and interests, but also leans into local themes. The TEGNA channels hone in on local sports and true crime investigations. We are also looking forward to having the fine broadcasts journalists from within Hubbard Broadcasting’s portfolio share their hyperlocal storytelling on a national level.”

Zeam saw a brand relaunch that included a costly Super Bowl LVIII television ad featuring actor John Stamos.

The shift from VuIT was accompanied by the launch of the Zeam 360 mobile production studio.

Zeam is presently building a studio in Times Square designed to give local, independent creators a New York platform to connect with consumers while Zeam benefits from brand exposure in a highly trafficked area of midtown Manhattan.


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