12/12/2013 — NEW YORK — (BUSINESS WIRE)
Anadolu Agency, a global news agency and Getty Images, a leading creator and distributor of visual content and other media, announced a global distribution partnership in which Getty Images will represent and license the agency’s prestigious offering of editorial images and video.
With staff in 59 locations worldwide, Anadolu Agency produces a daily feed of editorial imagery and video which will now be available through Getty Images’ global distribution platform, which serves customers in more than 200 countries.
Visiting New York for the inauguration ceremony of the agency’s New York bureau, Anadolu Agency’s CEO Kemal Öztürk met with Getty Images Co-Founder and CEO Jonathan Klein, and discussed the strategic partnership.
Öztürk said the agreement would bring much greater awareness to the agency’s premium editorial content, adding, “I believe that Anadolu Agency and Getty Images will benefit greatly from this partnership.”
Klein commented, “Getty Images is recognized and respected worldwide for providing the highest quality content to our customers. We welcome Anadolu Agency as a new partner and look forward to working with them in the years ahead.”
Anadolu Agency is one of the main sources of news, information and data for businesses and professionals in Turkey and around the world. It offers newswires in six languages, with operations in major regions, including Americas, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Asia-Pacific.
Getty Images is a leading creator and distributor of visual content with more than 90 million still images and over 1.3 million videos across sport, news, fashion, reportage, entertainment, archive, contour portraiture and creative.
About Getty Images
Getty Images is among the world’s leading creators and distributors of award-winning still imagery, video, music and multimedia products, as well as other forms of premium digital content, available through its trusted house of brands, including iStock© and Thinkstock©. With its advanced search and image recognition technology, Getty Images serves business customers in more than 100 countries and is the first place creative and media professionals turn to discover, purchase and manage images and other digital content. Its best-in-class photographers and imagery help customers produce inspiring work which appears every day in the world’s most influential newspapers, magazines, advertising campaigns, films, television programs, books and online media. Visit Getty Images at www.gettyimages.com to learn more about how the company is advancing the unique role of digital media in communications and business, and enabling creative ideas to come to life. For the stories behind our content and our technology, visit the Getty Images Blog at blog.gettyimages.com. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gettyimages and Twitter at https://twitter.com/GettyImages.
About Anadolu Agency
Anadolu Agency (AA), a global news agency, is one of the main sources of news, information, data for businesses and professionals in Turkey and around the world.
Founded in 1920, AA is one of the oldest wire services in the world. With 100 years experience, AA provides news, financial data and multimedia content in six languages to its global subscribers. They benefit from AA’s global network of 1,300 journalists in 59 locations worldwide.
Among the top ten global news agencies, AA produces 1,500 news stories, 1,200 photos and 250 videos daily. Its commercial digital photo archive is one of the largest collections of historical and contemporary images in the world. Equipped with the latest technology for collecting and distributing content, AA has a strong social media presence. Visit AA’s website http://www.aa.com.tr/en for more information.
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|Visiting New York for the inauguration ceremony of the agency’s New York bureau, Anadolu Agency’s CEO Kemal Öztürk met with Getty Images Co-Founder and CEO Jonathan Klein, and discussed the strategic partnership. (Photo: Business Wire)|