CQ Roll Call Acquires Federal News Service
FNS brand will remain intact, for now.
CQ Roll Call announced that it’s acquired The Dolan Company’s Federal News Service, giving CQ considerably more real-time information and transcripts.
A spokesperson tells FOLIO: that terms of the deal will remain confidential.
The company says that the FNS brand will continue on aside CQ Roll Call, at least for the foreseeable future. Its objective in the deal was to provide its exisiting audience with more valuable content in a digitized format. According to a statement from Keith White, EVP, there was a need for more digital primary sources, which is an invaluable resource for policy makers who need to make important decisions quickly.
For the time being CQ Roll Call hasn’t determined what staffing changes, if any, will be necessary. A spokesperson says the company will take careful measures to integrate the staff and products as necessary.