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AP by the numbers

A look at 2020 through AP stats and figures

The Associated Press advances the power of facts.

Revenue by business line

The AP network

245 locations worldwide

10 regional editing hubs

97 countries

Unrivaled 50-state footprint with a reporter in every U.S. statehouse

More than half the world’s population sees journalism from The Associated Press every day.

AP’s 2020 output

  • 440,000 stories
  • Nearly 1 million photos
  • 74,000 news and sports videos
  • More than 20,000 hours of live video across five channels

We produce the AP report in
English, Spanish and Arabic.

AP News app

993k downloads of the AP News app in 2020

3.8 million users

Over 1.67 billion page views on the platform

Awards and prizes

Overseas Press Club Awards

Joe and Laurie Dine Award for palm oil investigation

Roy Roman Award for accountability reporting in China


Emmy Awards

News and Documentary Award for reporting on detained migrant children

Engineering and Technology Award for ENPS newsroom software


Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics

For palm oil investigation


Royal Television Society Television Journalism Awards

Young Talent of the Year


Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting

For palm oil investigation


Pictures of the Year International

Variety of winners

From the archive

  • 3.5 million digitized text stories from 1985
  • 37 million editorial and creative images
  • More than 2 million global news and entertainment video stories from 1895 to present
  • Over 200 global image and video partners


News production software used by 60,000 news professionals in 700 newsrooms in 50 countries.

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AP’s joint venture with IMG provides an unrivaled blend of sports highlights and news to more than 1,200 media outlets worldwide.

  • Over 27,000 sports video stories per year
  • More than 75 videos per day
  • Reaching over 115 territories