February 27, 2019
Reuters expands sports offering with content partnerships with the Players’ Tribune, AFLO, Panoramic, Sporting Images and MB Media
NEW YORK, FEBRUARY 27, 2019 – Reuters, the world’s largest international multimedia news provider, announced today that it is further expanding its sports content offering to Reuters News Agency customers through multimedia partnerships with the Players’ Tribune, AFLO, Panoramic, Sporting Images and MB Media. These new partnerships add to a growing roster of sports partners on Reuters Connect at the same time that Reuters own sports coverage is expanding, making Reuters Connect an essential tool for sports desks.
Through these new partnerships, Reuters News Agency customers will have access to candid athlete video interviews via the Player’s Tribune; more than 50,000 curated archival images from Sporting Images; more than 6,000 player headshots through MB Media; and regional photo coverage from Japan via AFLO and France via Panoramic.
“Reuters Connect has become an essential tool in every newsroom and adding these partners to the already impressive roster of sports contributors makes it easier than ever for sports desks to license the visuals that help them cut through the noise and tell their stories in more captivating ways,” said Rob Schack, Vice President, Reuters Sports.
Content from the Players’ Tribune, AFLO, Panoramic, Sporting Images and MB Media is available to Reuters News Agency customers exclusively on 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.
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