BIN: Black Information Network wins the BIG Innovation Award 2022
NEW YORK – January 11, 2022 – BIN: Black Information Network today announced that it has been named the winner of the 2022 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group. BIN: Black Information was honored in the Media category.
BIN: Black Information Network is the nation’s comprehensive 24/7 audio news network dedicated to providing an objective, accurate and reliable source of continuous information with a black voice and perspective. BIN was launched in June 2020 as the first national and local 24/7 news audio network. BIN focuses on service to the Black community and provides a window of information for those outside of the community to help foster communication, accountability, and deeper understanding. Since its launch, BIN has quickly expanded to 32 affiliate markets and can currently be heard in Atlanta, Cleveland, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Orleans, New York, San Francisco, Seattle and many more. BIN is also distributed nationwide through the iHeartRadio app, available on over 250 platforms and 2,000 devices.
“Innovation is the engine of growth in the global economy,” said Maria Jimenez, Chief Operating Officer of the Business Intelligence Group. “We are thrilled to honor Black Information Network as they are one of the organizations leading this charge and helping humanity move forward.”
“Innovation has been one of BIN’s core values since its inception,” said Tony Coles, President of BIN: Black Information Network. “It drives us to continue to grow and create spaces for the black community to hear and contribute to the news that matters most to them. It’s an honor to be recognized by an incredible range of organizations and of individuals who share the value of innovation and prove it in their daily work.”
Organizations around the world have submitted their recent innovations for consideration in the BIG Innovation Awards. The entries were then judged by a select group of business leaders and executives who volunteered their time and expertise to score the entries.
About BIN: Black Information Network
BIN: Black Information Network is the first and only national and local 24/7 audio news service dedicated to providing an objective, accurate and reliable source of continuous news coverage with voice and a dark perspective. BIN is enabled by the resources, assets and financial backing of iHeartMedia and the support of its founding partners: Bank of America, CVS Health, GEICO, Lowe’s, McDonald’s USA, Sony, 23andMe and Verizon. BIN focuses on service to the Black community to help foster communication, accountability, and deeper understanding.
About the Business Intelligence Group
The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry award programs, these programs are judged by business executives with experience and knowledge. The organization’s proprietary and unique rating system selectively measures performance across multiple business areas and then rewards companies whose achievements exceed those of their peers.
About iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the leading audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans each month. It consists of three business groups.
With its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, the iHeartMedia Cross-Platform Group has a greater reach than any other media company in the United States. Its leading position in audio spans multiple platforms, including more than 860 live streaming stations in more than 160 markets nationwide; its national sales organization; and the company’s live and virtual event operations. It also includes Premiere Networks, the industry’s largest networking company, with its Total Traffic and Weather Network (TTWN); and BIN: Black Information Network, the first and only 24/7 national and local audio news service for the black community. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio suite of data targeting and attribution products utilizing data from its massive consumer base. .
the iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group includes the company’s fast-growing podcasting business – iHeartMedia is the No. 1 podcast publisher by downloads, unique listeners, revenue and revenue – as well as its industry-leading iHeartRadio digital service, available on more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices; the company’s digital sites, newsletters, digital services and programs; its digital advertising technology companies; and its industry-leading social media footprint.
Of the society Audio and multimedia services the reportable segment includes Katz Media Group, the nation’s largest media representation company, and RCS, the world’s leading provider of broadcast and webcasting software.
Visit iHeartMedia.com for more information about the company.