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MCLEAN, Va .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – April 24, 2019 – Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) has officially renamed its business unit USA TODAY Sports Images in Picture and expanded its media and media offering to include original sports, entertainment and news footage sourced directly from the USA TODAY NETWORK, which includes USA TODAY and 109 local news properties.
All images are produced by photojournalists across the NETWORK and specialist images from partner SIPA US are now available on the Immag licensing platform. In volume, 1.8 million images per year will be added to the platform, which already houses 600,000 per year from 10,000 sports events covered by 300 sports photographers across the country. Imagn is therefore now one of the largest sources of original editorial images in the country.
Imagn is both an editorial photo agency and a leading press service. The agency serves its clients with needs by image and by project in all segments of news and media. The feed service is subscription-based (or flat-rate) for simplicity and offers unlimited images for all editorial purposes across all platforms, with three content subscription options: sports only, news and entertainment only. , or a combination of sports, news and entertainment. The wired subscription service is best suited for business customers who have high content needs and for customers or work teams who want to deliver content through the API.
“We are very excited about the launch and rebranding of Imagn and our ability to combine the largest sports imagery delivery service with the largest source of original news imagery in the United States. Along with this powerful combination of image offerings, we will continue to be customer focused and provide the highest level of customer support, ”said Bruce Odle, President of Imagn.
“Imagn has the potential to be a game-changer in the imaging industry and is the result of a great deal of strategic thinking on how to utilize the strength and scale of talent and resources available on the USA TODAY NETWORK. ”Said Kate Gutman, Content Manager. Ventures, USA TODAY NETWORK.
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digital-focused marketing and media solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With unparalleled local to national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 125 million people every month with our Pulitzer Prize-winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and products and services for advertisers. Gannett’s brands include USA TODAY NETWORK with iconic USA TODAY and over 100 local media brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, WordStream and SweetIQ, and UK media company Newsquest. To join us, visit www.gannett.com.
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CONTACT: USA TODAY NETWORK
Chrissy Terrell, 703-854-5292
Director, Corporate Communications and Public Relations
KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA VIRGINIA
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENTERTAINMENT LICENSES (ENTERTAINMENT) TELEVISION AND RADIO TECHNOLOGY PHOTOGRAPHY GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT GENERAL SPORTS COMMUNICATIONS MARKETING SPORTS
SOURCE: Gannett Co., Inc.
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