NEW YORK – April 3, 2020 – NowThis, the #1 global news brand on mobile, announced today the introduction of a new show, “In This Together,” highlighting uplifting stories of individuals going the extra mile to help their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“In This Together” is produced 100% remotely, and features people across the globe working to make a difference for communities most impacted by the pandemic. From a great-grandmother in Texas sewing face masks and an art teacher posting her daily lessons on Facebook, to a cannabis company making hand sanitizer, NowThis is bringing its growing audience inspiring stories of those working to make a positive impact during this unprecedented moment in time.
“With audiences overwhelmed by world events and the impact COVID-19 is having on them and their communities, NowThis is more committed than ever to real-time reporting of factual information,” said Tina Exarhos, NowThis’ Chief Content Officer. “‘In This Together’ expands on NowThis’ daily news coverage and explainers to focus on stories that also give us hope - highlighting the businesses and people who are helping each other and offering solutions to the challenges we are facing right now.”
“In This Together” joins NowThis’ roster of original shows, including celebrity interview show “I Have a Question,” “One Small Step,” which focuses on the environment and sustainability, biographical series “Who Is,” and its daily Facebook Watch show “Know This.”
NowThis is the # 1 mobile news publisher in the world. They have a singular mission: to make news engaging and relevant for young adults by humanizing our complicated world. By providing insightful context from a youth perspective, NowThis has revolutionized how news is delivered today. Launched in 2012, NowThis’ entertaining, inspiring and informative videos are created for a mobile generation and receive 2.5 billion monthly views. In December 2016, NowThis joined forces with Thrillist, The Dodo and Seeker to form Group Nine Media.