(Gillette, Wyo.) – Pitchengine
is excited to
officially announce County 17 , the Community News
Stream in Gillette. County 17 is part of Pitchengine Communities
, a growing group of news streams in
cities and towns across Wyoming with the goal of connecting the people,
businesses and organizations who influence them.
County 17 is based on the company’s first news stream, County 10
, which served Lander and Riverton, Wyoming as a test
market for the past four years.
“We’ve been formulating the model since day one,” explained PitchEngine
CEO, Jason Kintzler, “We’re excited to bring the format to other Wyoming
communities so that they can experience the kind of connection our readers
Pitchengine has brought on-board Brenda Kirk as Community Maven for County
17. Brenda studied film production at Michigan State University and worked
on Adam Sandler films in Los Angeles for a while before moving back to the
midwest to produce TV news. She spent 14 years with CBS News.
"I'm so excited to work for Pitchengine," said Kirk. They're a company that
focuses on all the things I've been hoping for with new media. It's great
to find a place that really understands how news and social media
“We’re excited to bring Brenda aboard in Gillette,” explained Kintzler.
“She understands inherently what we’re trying to do with Pitchengine
Communities, and I think she’ll be a great advocate for the community
Pitchengine Communities, Wyoming's new dominate media outlet with 4.5
million pageviews per month, continues to grow and expand across the state
of Wyoming and beyond! Stay connected with County 17 on facebook