AP, Bloomberg Media Distribution sign strategic alliance for EMEA and Asia sales
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AP, Bloomberg Media Distribution sign strategic alliance for EMEA and Asia sales

The Associated Press and Bloomberg Media Distribution today announced a joint sales alliance aimed at securing new clients within the EMEA and Asia regions.

Through the alliance, AP and Bloomberg Media Distribution will now offer its media clients access to both Bloomberg’s range of global business and finance news and AP’s news services. The deal enables both news organizations to provide a full multi-genre content solution to clients throughout EMEA and Asia.

With the new alliance, Bloomberg Media Distribution and AP will offer clients who don’t currently subscribe to either service the opportunity to access content from both news organizations using their existing content platforms. This covers all global, multi-language content from Bloomberg and AP including, text, data, photo and video news.

Josh Bassett, director of EMEA distribution and partnerships at Bloomberg Media Distribution, said: “We look forward to giving clients the opportunity to access Bloomberg’s premium global business news combined with The Associated Press’ leading international news service. The alliance offers a content solution that no other provider can match. ”

Daisy Veerasingham, senior vice president for international revenue at AP, said: “By collaborating with Bloomberg Media Distribution, the two organizations are creating a game-changing alliance that will redraw the international news marketplace and offer customers unprecedented choice.”

About AP

The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. Founded in 1846, AP today is the most trusted source of independent news and information. On any given day, more than half the world's population sees news from AP. On the web: www.ap.org.

About Bloomberg Media Distribution

Bloomberg Media Distribution provides the Bloomberg Terminal, as well as video, text news, photos and data, to publishers, broadcasters and other media companies in more than 130 countries. Providing clients with a single destination for Bloomberg and partner content, Bloomberg Media Distribution’s content offerings span business and finance, politics, technology, entertainment, music, sports and health and science discoveries. The group is also responsible for linear video distribution and branded partnerships around the globe. For more information about how to license content, please contact us.


Scott McLean
The Associated Press -- International inquiries
+44 (0) 7917 095 695

Lauren Easton
Director of Media Relations
The Associated Press

Josh Bassett
Bloomberg Media Distribution
+44 (0) 7500 552 039