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AP by the numbers

A look at 2021 through AP stats and figures

The Associated Press advances the power of facts.

Revenue by business line

The AP network

243 locations worldwide

10 regional editing hubs

96 countries

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

Four billion people see news from The Associated Press every day.

AP’s 2021 output

  • 440,000 stories
  • 1 million photos
  • Nearly 82,000 news and sports videos
  • More than 23,000 hours of live video across five channels

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

AP News in 2021

625k downloads of the AP News app

3.72 million unique users

Over 1.71 billion page views on the platform

Awards and prizes

Overseas Press Club Award

For investigative reporting on the crisis in Myanmar

World Press Photo Award

For images of Kabul cinema

White House Correspondents Association Award

For excellence in presidential news coverage under deadline pressure

National Press Club Journalism Award

For palm oil investigation 

National Press Photographers Association awards

Variety of winners

John Jay/Harry Frank Guggenheim Award

For excellence in criminal justice reporting

White House News Photographers Association Awards

Variety of winners

From the archive

  • 3.5 million digitized text stories from 1985
  • 51 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


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AP’s joint venture with IMG provides an unrivaled blend of sports highlights and news to more than 400 media outlets worldwide.

  • Over 27,500 sports video stories per year
  • More than 75 videos per day
  • Reaching over 115 territories