Korea Newswire is a commercial news agency service which distributes press releases to Korean media and internet portals. It was established by Dongho Shin, a Korean journalist, and Mijae Ko, a Korean marketing specialist, in July 2004, and is headquartered in the city center of Seoul.
As of October 2012, 3,000 Korean companies, government bodies and organizations are using Korea Newswire's service to distribute their press releases to Korean major newspapers and broadcasting stations, such as Daum, Yahoo Korea, Chosunilbo, Joongangilbo, MBC, SBS. About 11,000 Korean journalists are the members of the Korea Newswire press releases service.
Korea Newswire was free beta services when it was launched in 2004 and started its paid service in 2005. Korea Newswire have two website: Korean language service and English language service
Korea Newswire also introduced the Social Media press release in 2009 and have continued to offer optimized press releases through our search engine optimization(SEO) services.
Korea Newswire is a channel that links companies to the world such as US, Europe, China, Japan, South America and many Asian countries. Korea Newswire cooperate with MarketWire to carry Korean companies' press releases to thousands of news media including AP, Yahoo, Google News, New York Times, Dow Jones, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Market Watch, MSN, AOL, MSNBC, Lexis-Nexis, Factiva. To help companies prepare press materials more efficiently, Korea Newswire provide English, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, French, German translation service for Korean enterprises and public organizations.
Korea newswire also distribute press releases from all over the world to Korean media and internet portal in cooperation with Marketwire, Globenewswire, JCN newswire.