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Channel 6000 and JobKeys Open High-tech Recruitment Web site.

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 13, 1998--Channel 6000, KOIN-TV's official website ( is partnering with JobKeys to deliver career/recruitment services online to high-tech professionals in the Portland area.

Beginning today, participating local companies will be posting information technology (IT) and engineering jobs for Internet browsing by interested technology professionals. The service is free to candidates and absolutely confidential. In addition to jobs, the site also provides information on the participating companies and an interface through which candidates can directly contact company recruiters.

The site ( is accessible through Channel 6000 ( Participating companies include Nike, Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield and Mitsubishi.

"Channel 6000 continues to be a leader in providing the best Internet service for the Portland area. The Job Keys partnership is another example of bringing together strong Internet partners for the benefit of our users," said Peter Maroney, General Manager, KOIN-TV.

JobKeys has had enormous success with online recruiting services in its home market in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul. "With its concentration of high-tech companies and qualified applicants, the Portland area is a perfect market for JobKeys," said JobKeys president, Doug Berg. "Combining our technology with the high traffic Channel 6000 is currently generating makes this a perfect formula for success."

Channel 6000 is operated by Internet Broadcasting System in conjunction with KOIN-TV. IBS ( specializes in developing Web sites for television stations nationwide. Currently, IBS operates Channel 2000 with CBS2-TV in Los Angeles, Channel 4000 with WCCO-TV, Radio and MSC in Minnesota, NewsNet5 in Cleveland with WEWS-TV and Channel 3000 with WISC-TV in Madison.

JobKeys, a division of RIT Systems of Eden Prairie, Minnesota is an experienced provider of online systems and services for technology recruiting.

CONTACT: Internet Broadcasting System, Minneapolis

Andrea Yoch, 612/841-3377


JobKeys, Minneapolis

Greg Kagan, 612/944-1020 ext.249
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