2016 Democratic National Convention Names PR Newswire Official Newswire Service

NEW YORK, June 13, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2016 DNC National Convention has named PR Newswire its Official Newswire for the Democratic Party's presidential nominating convention, to be held in Philadelphia July 25-28.

2016 Democratic National Convention

As the Official Newswire to the 2016 Democratic National Convention, PR Newswire will distribute news releases, media advisories, speech texts, and other convention content to its industry-leading global network of newsrooms, websites, portals and databases.

"The 2016 Democratic National Convention will be the most open and inclusive convention in history," said Democratic National Convention Committee CEO Rev. Leah D. Daughtry. "PR Newswire will be an invaluable partner in ensuring more Americans than ever can engage with the convention and join the conversation across all forms of media."

Reporters, editors, producers, bloggers, and other media can access up-to-the minute convention news via the PR Newswire for Journalists media site (https://prnmedia.prnewswire.com) where they can also opt to receive convention news by email.

"We are very excited about the opportunity to partner once again with the Democratic National Convention Committee, especially in this exciting election year," said Robert Gray, CEO of PR Newswire. "PR Newswire will be on hand to work directly with the media and assist with live news distribution, ensuring convention news reaches the broadest possible audience."

About the Democratic National Convention
The 2016 Democratic Convention will be held at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia July 25-28, 2016.   Working in partnership with the Philadelphia Host Committee, the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, our goal is to make this the most engaging, innovative and forward looking Convention in history.  The 2016 Democratic National Convention will leverage technology to take the Convention experience well beyond the hall in an effort to engage more Americans than ever before in the event.  With the birthplace of American Democracy as a backdrop, the 2016 convention in Philadelphia will highlight our shared Democratic values and help put the Democratic nominee on a path to victory.

The Democratic Convention is the formal nominating event for the Democratic candidates for President and Vice President.  At the Convention, the Democratic Party also adopts the official Democratic Party platform as well as the rules and procedures governing party activities including the nomination process for presidential candidates in the next election cycle.

The CEO for the 2016 Democratic National Convention is Reverend Leah D. Daughtry. The official website of the 2016 Democratic National Convention is www.demconvention.com.

About PR Newswire
PR Newswire (www.prnewswire.com) is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences. Having pioneered the commercial news distribution industry over 60 years ago, PR Newswire today provides end-to-end solutions to produce, optimize and target content -- from rich media to online video to multimedia -- and then distribute content and measure results across traditional, digital, mobile and social channels. Combining the world's largest multi-channel, multi-cultural content distribution and optimization network with comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, PR Newswire enables the world's enterprises to engage opportunity everywhere it exists. PR Newswire serves tens of thousands of clients from offices in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Asia-Pacific region, and is a UBM plc company.

Democratic National Convention Committee Media Contact:
Morgan Finkelstein
Deputy Press Secretary

PR Newswire Media Contact:
Victoria Harres     
Vice President, Strategic Communications & Content        

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