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HearHere Radio, Inc. Becomes Rivet Radio, Inc.

Terri Lydon


HearHere Radio, Inc. Becomes Rivet Radio, Inc. as Company Expands, Moves to Historic Chicago Daily News Building Marks Growth of the Rivet Radio Brand – Media, Mobile, Connected Car, Enterprise


CHICAGO – March 4, 2015 – HearHere Radio, Inc. announced today that it has become Rivet Radio, Inc. Reflecting the company’s success in building a one-of-a-kind multi-platform media company with continued growth opportunities in media, mobile, automotive and beyond, the company prepares to grow their team and recently moved into a larger space in the historic Chicago Daily News Building.

Rivet Radio’s growth is propelled by a range of consumer and business-focused solutions for delivering engaging audio. The company will continue to expand towards development in automotive and consumer markets in 2015.

“At Rivet, we’re creating, sourcing and meta-tagging audio content to do our part to bring the future of news and storytelling to consumers,” said John MacLeod, CEO of Rivet Radio. “This concept of building ‘Smart Audio’ is the key to ubiquitous growth.”

Rivet Radio provides quality news updates and special interest pieces from sports and science to entertainment and current events. Audio pieces are created exclusively in the Rivet Radio newsroom as well as through premiere partnerships with media powerhouses including The Associated Press, American Public Media, Crain’s Business and more.

In 2014, Rivet Radio began rapidly expanding its availability. Praised by Apple for being one of the “best in bite-sized news”, the app is currently available on smartphones through the Amazon Appstore, Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. Rivet can also be heard through Rivet Auto in vehicles and services including Jaguar Land Rover InControl units, Bosch Automotive Technology, Visteon, Open Car, and Abalta’s Weblink. Additionally, Rivet expanded by launching a custom audio business-solution called Rivet Enterprise, which lets companies access and distribute Rivet’s curated streams of news. Recent Rivet Enterprise partners include the world’s leading conferencing solution, InterCall.

Rivet Radio is currently looking to hire in a range of newsroom, content, development and operations positions from internships to management roles. Visit the “Careers” section to apply.

For more information about Rivet Radio visit http://www.rivetnewsradio.com.

To get an exclusive history of the iconic Chicago Daily News building, and hear tales of how it was almost torn down, listen to host Lee Bey’s Architecture 360story.


Rivet Radio

Rivet Radio is the simple and engaging Smart Audio Network. Featured by Apple as “The Best in Bite-Sized News” and a “Start Up To Watch” by Chicago Innovation & Built in Chicago in 2015, Rivet delivers customized, multi-platform audio streams world-wide. Rivet has grown from iPhone, Android, Amazon and car apps into a platform powering the global Audio of Things for millions of listeners. It’s radio reimagined.

Rivet Radio Channels:
Twitter – http://www.twitter.com/rivetradio| @rivetradio
Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/rivetradio

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