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A division of The Associated Press that develops a variety of media projects in the form of original short films, documentaries, miniseries, podcasts, books and more.

Powering the future of original programming

As a production agency powered by facts and leveraged by our expansive archives, AP Productions is uniquely positioned to provide expertise by our intrepid global team of journalists and researchers who deliver accurate information.

Co-production and concept collaboration

From documentaries to scripted programming, we co-produce compelling content and offer a range of production support, from developing narrative storytelling and concepts to providing top producers to help manage projects.

Reporting, research and fact-checking

Access our expert journalists, who have witnessed and reported on the historic events that shaped our world. Our research capabilities include checking facts and identifying sources for a specific story, through to clearing rights for key video, text and image assets for use in productions. We verify all data points, source materials and participant opinions presented within the project.

Exclusive multimedia content

License media assets from our extensive image and video archive, which provides a one-stop shop of over 34 million photos and 1.9 million videos, as well as text stories dating back to 1846. AP’s newsgathering adds a further 1 million photos and 70,000 video edits every year.

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Our work

Browse our catalog of original documentaries, podcasts and books.

20 Days in Mariupol


A feature-length documentary co-produced by The AP and Frontline PBS. Directed by AP’s Mstyslav Chernov, it charts the nearly-three week period an AP team was in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol as it was under siege by invading Russian forces.

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Grand Knighthawk: Infiltrating the KKK


A Hulu documentary produced by ABC News Studios, George Stephanopoulos Productions and The AP. It uses the story of a Ku Klux Klan murder plot and a hitman’s secret recordings as a jumping off point to explore the issue of white supremacist group infiltration of law enforcement.

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Fauci: The Virus Hunter


This documentary produced by The AP, HITN and South Florida PBS explores the life and career of the nation's top infectious diseases expert Dr. Anthony Fauci, who's helped seven U.S. presidents confront public health crises by promoting facts over fear.

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Revolution In Iran


A four part mini-series marking 40 years since Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution, when 2,500 years of monarchy gave way to a Shiite Muslim-led theocracy.

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Lunar Muse


Five part mini-series that explores the ways in which the moon and the cosmos have long captured the popular imagination.

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The Manson Notes


Fifty years after the Tate-LaBianca murders, AP reporter Linda Deutsch revisits her notes, recalling a slice of American history known for its ghastly violence.

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Eyewitness to Execution


AP reporter Michael Graczyk has witnessed more than 400 executions in Texas, the nation’s busiest capital punishment state.

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The Fight for New York


The Associated Press fanned out across New York City, following residents for 24 hours as they try to survive - and do their part - to save a city under siege by a pandemic.

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Cuba In Transition


Three part mini-documentary on a changing Cuba and establishment of AP’s bureau within its borders.

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Lessons of Woodstock


This mini-film explains how Woodstock was the music festival that has defined music festivals ever since.

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Echoes of MLK


Five part mini-series that examines the resounding impact of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on America and the world.

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What Can Be Saved?


An environmental series about how ordinary people and scientists are working to restore ecosystems and species in a world damaged by climate change. Produced by the Associated Press with support by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

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Liberation Heroes: The Last Eyewitnesses


Heroic veterans share their remarkable WWII stories of liberation. Produced by Andy Friendly Productions and The Shoah Foundation with photographic/video contributions by The Associated Press.

Winner of the Impact Docs “Best of Show” award and the Sedona International Film Festival “Audience Choice” award.

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AP Top 25


Host Ralph Russo tackles on and off-field issues of the sport with an insider look into the AP Poll.

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AP Books


New and upcoming books from The Associated Press featuring stories and reports about the events, people and ideas that have shaped our world.

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Meet the team

Get to know the people who work on telling the AP related stories that matter most.

Ron Nixon

Vice President, News and Head of Investigations, Enterprise, Partnerships and Grants

Nixon oversees investigations and enterprise reporting and has won a number of national and international awards including: A Pulitzer finalist in investigative reporting, the Worth Bingham Award for Investigative reporting, the Selden Ring Award for investigative reporting to name a few.

Drew Stoneman

Vice President, Consumer Revenue

Global Digital Media Executive with extensive years of commercial experience in the news and publishing industries. Proven in developing innovative growth and monetization strategies seeing the challenges, the competitive landscape, doing the due diligence, and seizing opportunities.

Ted Anthony

Global Director of New Storytelling and Newsroom Innovation

Ted’s storytelling ability expands over three decades with a vast majority of it for The Associated Press. His favorite kind of stories are about everyday things that connect unexpectedly, and about how the most insignificant details in our surroundings can, when highlighted, turn out to mean everything.

Howie Rumberg

Deputy Director of Digital News for Special Events and Story Initiatives

Howie has been with the AP for 20 years as a multiformat journalist and news manager. For the 2018 Winter Olympics, he produced a 25-episode, mini-documentary series based on athletes, which went on to receive more than 2.5 million views on twitter. He has been at the forefront of AP’s innovative efforts to expand the scope of its storytelling in the digital age by bringing video production and podcasting to the Sports department.

Cliff Decatrel

Head of Development\Producer for AP Productions

Cliff Decatrel brings more than 25 years of expertise in television, film, news, digital and advertising. He believes in the power of working closely with clients and partners to help identify the most compelling content to tell their stories effectively.

Jaime Holguin

Director of Original Programming, Digital News Production

Jaime is a multifaceted journalist with more than 20 years of experience in reporting, news management, video/audio production and digital newsroom innovation.

Trenton Daniel


Trenton Daniel is a New York-based journalist with more than 20 years of experience as a beat reporter and foreign correspondent. With a background in print, video and audio, he believes in telling the strongest story possible, independent of format.

Erika Yeomans

Researcher, AP Archive

Erika Yeomans has over 20 years of experience as an Archival Researcher in publishing, film, and television production. Her passion is to find rare stories and visuals to enhance a production's storytelling.

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