Haystack News announced today plans for dedicated streaming channels for the Democratic National Convention on August 17-21 and the Republican National Convention on August 24-28 as part of its ongoing Decision 2020 news programming.
The streaming channels will feature coverage of the two events from Haystack News providers which include around 300 local broadcasters from around the country, covering more than 90% of major metropolitan areas around the US. The channels will also include results and analysis from ABC News, the AP, Bloomberg, CBS News, Cheddar, Euronews and Newsy, offering local, national, and international coverage.
“Haystack News usage and engagement has been surging for several years, but has reached new record levels in 2020 due to the pandemic and with this being a presidential election year,” said Haystack TV CEO and co-founder Daniel Barreto. “Haystack is the preferred OTT platform for news and analysis and we are delighted to make it even easier and more convenient for our users to consume news content and perspectives for the upcoming national conventions from all over the country.
Haystack News allows users to create a customized news viewing experience on a simple platform for connected TVs, tablets, phones, and web. Haystack News is available on multiple platforms and all leading Smart TVs worldwide including the Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, and Roku streaming platforms; Hisense, LG, Samsung, Sony, TCL and Vizio Smart TVs; Android and iOS mobile devices; and online at www.haystack.tv.
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