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Do You Know Creative Pro?

Hey, remember that party we threw during Advertising Week (thanks for the nice comment anonymous poster, btw)? Well, part of the objective was promoting Mediabistro’s new Creative Pro program. Tomorrow, we officially announce the launch of the initiative, which is an online ad/design training program that celebrates our parent company’s partnership with Miami Ad School. You can read the full release after the jump and while you’re at it,  check out the Creative Pro Facebook page and follow CP on Twitter.

Mediabistro Announces Launch of Mediabistro Creative Pro, Online Education Program for Advertising and Design

(New York, NY – October 12, 2010) Mediabistro (a division of WebMediaBrands Inc., Nasdaq: WEBM) has launched Mediabistro Creative Pro, a new online training program for advertising and design professionals, co-presented by Mediabistro and Miami Ad School. The program teaches strategy and execution through video tutorials, portfolio critiques, and live webcasts.

Mediabistro Creative Pro is a subscription service designed for copywriters and designers around the world who have few affordable quality training options. It offers them the chance to learn from experts at top agencies including Ogilvy, McCann Erickson, Organic, SapientNitro, StrawberryFrog, Mr Youth, and Sterling Brands.

“We are very excited to be working with the Miami Ad School on our new Creative Pro service,” stated Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of WebMediaBrands. “Creative Pro is yet another high quality tool in our rapidly growing move into online education and training.”

About WebMediaBrands Inc.

WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. The company’s online business includes mediabistro.com, a leading blog network providing content, career, and educational resources about major media markets and industry verticals including new media, TV news, advertising, public relations, publishing, design, mobile, and the semantic web.

All current WebMediaBrands press releases can be found online at www.webmediabrands.com/corporate/press.html

For information on WebMediaBrands contact:

Amanda Barrett

Director of Marketing

212-547-7879

press@webmediabrands.com

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