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2013
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Whether it’s video, images or text in newspapers, on television or online, the AP brings the news to people around the world.
An Indian potter paints earthen lamps ahead of Diwali, or the Hindu festival of lights, in Amritsar, India, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.

AP Photo / Prabhjot Gill

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REVENUE 2013
Earnings this year were the highest since 2009.
by business line
by customer segment
  • █   Content licensing 84%
  • █   GMS 7%
  • █   AP ENPS 6%
  • █   Advertising/other 3%
  • █   Television 45%
  • █   Newspaper 26%
  • █   Internet 10%
  • █   Agency 7%
  • █   Radio 5%
  • █   Other 7%
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the ap network
AP locations
Regional editing hubs
282
locations worldwide
110
countries
11
regional editing hubs
unrivaled
50-state coverage
with a reporter in every U.S. statehouse
3.5 billion people
get news from The Associated Press every single day
via
15,000
news outlets worldwide
AP Reaches more than
40,000,000
users across our many digital products,
including AP Mobile and our digital news experiences.
digAudienceImg
AP's 2013 output
1,000,000
photos/year
2,000
stories/day
37,980
video stories/year
awards and prizes
AP’s accomplishments have been acknowledged through many awards and honors, including 51 Pulitzer Prizes. This past year, we’ve won a Pulitzer and nine World Press Photo awards, among others.
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BOSTON BOMBINGs
April 15, 2013

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2014 winter games in sochi
February 2014

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Super bowl xlviii
February 2, 2014

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Northern Ireland G-8 summit
June 17, 2013

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Oklahoma tornadoes
May 20, 2013

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Bangladesh factory building collapse
April 25, 2013

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western u.s. wildfires
August 25, 2013

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Nelson Mandela's funeral
December 12, 2013

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15 minutes
The innovation and ingenuity of AP staffers covering the election of Pope Francis allowed AP customers to get photos a full 15 minutes before competitors.
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From the archive
34,000,000
creative and editorial photos

text items from
1846

1,700,000
video clips

as well as from
200+
global image and video partners
GMS Live Positions
Global media services
29
live positions worldwide
State-of-the-art video-editing, compression and transmission technology
AP ENPS
News production software
used by
63,000+
news professionals
in
900+
newsrooms