AAP Connects with Reuters
AAP Photos, Australia’s largest provider of editorial photography, will be made available on the Reuters Connect platform boosting access to its Award-winning photographic content.
Australian Associated Press (AAP) today announced that it is joining some of the world's leading national and international news agencies in making its photographic material available on the Reuters Connect digital platform.
The partnership means that AAP's images will be searchable on the Reuters Connect website, expanding the reach of its content to even more editorial customers around the globe.
AAP Editor in Chief Tony Gillies said: “Expanding the reach of AAP Photos through Reuters Connect will mean that more clients will have access to Australia’s National Newswire’s editorial images. The evolution of the AAP Photos business has taken us to the point where our content is in demand from a diverse range of clients around the world. By ensuring our content is available to those on the Reuters Connect platform we are providing a new and innovative way for customers to source our visual output.”
AAP’s Head of Photography, Neil Bennett, said: “Every day our award-winning photographic team is covering the best of Australian news, sport and entertainment events. I’m delighted that we will increase the audience for this material through the Reuters Connect partnership.”
Michael Friedenberg, President, Reuters, said: “Reuters Connect powers the news ecosystem and these partnerships will help us create the most comprehensive collection of real-time, multimedia news content anywhere in the world. I’m delighted to welcome our new partners to Reuters Connect. By bringing together content from leading news agencies with the vast output from our own world-class newsroom, we can offer our customers an unrivalled breadth and depth of content.”
Australian Associated Press is Australia’s national news agency that has been delivering news around the clock since 1935. It has 500 staff around the country, New Zealand, the US and the UK. With a network of correspondents around the world and partnerships with global news companies, AAP provide rich and highly-trusted news services to all media; media intelligence services to the corporate and government entities; and editorial data and production services to print and digital publishers.
Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest multimedia news provider. Founded in 1851, Reuters is committed to the Trust Principles of independence, integrity and freedom from bias. With unmatched coverage in over 16 languages, and reaching billions of people worldwide every day, it provides trusted intelligence that powers humans and machines to make smart decisions. Reuters supplies business, financial, national and international news to professionals via desktop terminals, the world’s media organizations and directly to consumers.
About Reuters Connect
Launched in 2017, Reuters Connect is designed to be a faster, more intelligent way for Reuters News Agency customers to source all the content they need via a single destination. Reuters Connect is built to make content discovery quicker and easier, improving clients’ editorial efficiency and enabling them to deliver more stories to their audiences faster than ever before.
For more information on Reuters Connect and its growing list of partners visit: Reuters Connect
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