2014 PRESS RELEASES

AP distributes style guide for U.S. midterm elections

2014 -- The Associated Press has compiled a list of U.S. political terms, phrases and definitions to assist in coverage of the 2014 midterm elections. Election terminology, writing with context and cliches to avoid are included. Terms and definitions are fro

AP announces coverage plans for midterm elections

2014 -- With 36 states holding gubernatorial contests and control of the U.S. Senate in play, the stakes are high in midterm elections on Tuesday, when The Associated Press will be uniquely positioned to count the votes and report the results

AP Video Hub wins 2014 Chairman's Prize

2014 -- The team behind The Associated Press’ market-leading video delivery platform has won the Chairman’s Prize, an honor bestowed by the cooperative for a transformational offering that benefits AP and the news industry it serves

AP announces winners of the 2014 Oliver S. Gramling Awards

2014 -- Journalists based in Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates, Idaho and New York are among the winners of the 2014 Oliver S. Gramling Awards, the highest staff honor of The Associated Press

AP and NDN extend online video agreement through 2017

2014 -- The Associated Press and News Distribution Network (NDN) today announced that they have renewed their video licensing, sales and distribution agreement for three more years, extending their strategic relationship through 2017

Michael Fabiano to lead local broadcast markets for AP

2014 -- Michael Fabiano, an accomplished digital business executive, will lead local radio and television media sales teams across the United States as director of local broadcast markets, The Associated Press announced today

Study: Middle East news consumers demand trustworthy, high-quality content

2014 -- There is a strong appetite in the Middle East for high-quality news content in different formats and a desire to see trustworthy news from a number of different perspectives, according to a new survey conducted for The Associated Press

Popular South African breakfast show deploys AP ENPS

2014 -- The Associated Press today announced that growing South African breakfast show, Dagbreek, is now using the AP ENPS news production system

AP adds live blog to NFL Sunday lineup

2014 -- The Associated Press is adding a live blog on NFL Sundays to its lineup of professional football coverage

AP signs reseller agreement with ANSA

2014 -- The Associated Press announced today a multi-year reseller agreement with ANSA, the leading Italian news agency, to commence Jan.1, 2015

AP photo exhibit, “A View of Daily Life,” to open in Mitoyo, Japan

2014 -- “A View of Daily Life,” a photo exhibit by The Associated Press, will open this fall on Awashima Island in the city of Mitoyo, Japan.

Lineup of weekly celebrity cooking columns is expanded by AP

2014 -- An expanded lineup of weekly cooking columns and food experts will be introduced by The Associated Press in the first week of September

AP to add third-party content to AP Video Hub

2014 -- The Associated Press today began an initiative to broaden the range and volume of content offered on AP Video Hub, its market-leading digital delivery platform for video content

Funeral of AP video journalist Simone Camilli to be livestreamed

2014 -- The funeral of Associated Press video journalist Simone Camilli, in his Tuscan hometown of Pitigliano, may be viewed Friday via a livestream on AP.org starting 5:30 p.m. local time in Italy (11:30 a.m. ET /  1530 GMT)

Accomplished journalist promoted to lead AP video news

2014 -- Broadcast journalist Derl McCrudden has been promoted to head of international video news for The Associated Press

‘Footprints on the Moon,’ an AP e-book, recounts space race

2014 -- “Footprints on the Moon,” an Associated Press account of how man succeeded in freeing himself from the bonds that held him to Earth, is now available as an e-book

World Cup style guide distributed by AP

2014 -- The AP Standards Center issued the following advisory to editors at our member news organizations

New AP video service meets insatiable demand for news in Middle East

2014 -- The Associated Press today launched AP Middle East Extra, a new service offering more unique video content centered on the news that matters most to the Middle East

Top AP editor honors journalists who died in pursuit of the news

2014 -- Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll spoke at the rededication of the Journalists' Memorial at the Newseum in Washington, D.C

National security, liberty and role of the free press in a digital age

2014 -- AP President and CEO Gary Pruitt delivered remarks on national security, liberty and the role of the free press in a digital age at the World Association of Newspapers conference in Turin, Italy

'Celebration of football in Brazil’ photo exhibit to open in Tokyo

2014 -- As fans around the world brace for the excitement of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, The Associated Press is recognizing the tournament’s rich history with a sports photo exhibit in Tokyo

AP Stylebook 2014 adds religion chapter with over 200 terms

2014 -- The Associated Press today released the 2014 Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law, which includes about 200 new or revised entries plus a separate chapter with more than 200 religion terms

AP top editor urges journalists to renew fight for access

2014 -- AP Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll addresses the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

AP-NORC Center releases new survey on long-term care

2014 -- The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research has released the results of a major survey on long-term care in the United States. The study, the second on this topic done by AP-NORC, provides much-needed data on how Americans are, or ar

FOX Sports and The Associated Press announce agreement to sell sports data company STATS LLC to Vista Equity Partners

2014 -- FOX Sports and The Associated Press announced Thursday that they have agreed to sell their sports data company, STATS LLC, to Vista Equity Partners, a leading San Francisco-based private equity firm with over $12 billion in committed capital focused

AP Global Media Services and NewSource Globo team up in Brazil

2014 -- The Associated Press and Globo have announced a four-year agreement, through their AP Global Media Services (GMS) and NewSource Globo units, to provide international broadcasters with comprehensive media services and facilities at major events taking

AP announces expansion of investigative reporting efforts

2014 -- The Associated Press is deepening its commitment to investigative journalism by expanding its Washington-based investigative team, enlarging another group focused on national stories and launching a unit of international reporters to pursue in-depth

AP debuts puzzle app featuring news, entertainment video

2014 -- The Associated Press, in collaboration with Autonomy, Inc., and The G-Machine, Inc., today announced the debut of AP Video Puzzles, a mobile puzzle app, using AP’s news and entertainment video footage

AP wins Focal International Award for "Best Footage Library"

2014 -- The Associated Press has been awarded the 2014 Focal International Award for Best Footage Library

AP wins Focal International Award for archive digitization project

2014 -- An ambitious archive digitization project earned The Associated Press a 2014 Focal International Award

AP’s Jenny Hammerton named footage employee of the year at Focal International Awards

2014 -- The Associated Press’ Jenny Hammerton has been named "footage employee of the year" at the 2014 Focal International Awards, the world’s most prominent archive footage business Honors

AP names three new directors, re-elects another at annual meeting

2014 -- Three new members were named to The Associated Press board of directors and an incumbent re-elected at AP’s annual meeting today at its New York headquarters

AP, Morgan Spurlock's Warrior Poets enter into development deal

2014 -- The Associated Press and Morgan Spurlock's production company, Warrior Poets, have entered into a development deal offering Warrior Poets unlimited access to the extensive resources of AP and its broadcast, digital and mobile assets

AP wins top honors from Overseas Press Club

2014 -- Intrepid reporting from Timbuktu, Mali, which revealed the inner workings of al-Qaida, and gripping images from the Central African Republic earned Associated Press journalists top honors in the 2014 Overseas Press Club of America awards

Obama at midterm: An AP discussion at NYU in Washington

2014 -- The prospects for President Barack Obama’s unfinished agenda at home and abroad, viewed against the backdrop of his lame-duck status, will be the focus of a May 6 discussion presented by The Associated Press at New York University’s campus in Washing

Plans for funeral of Anja Niedringhaus in Germany

2014 -- The funeral of Associated Press photojournalist Anja Niedringhaus will take place on Saturday, April 12, at Corvey Abbey, a Benedictine monastery near her birthplace in Hoxter, Germany

Photographer Anja Niedringhaus killed while working in Afghanistan, Regional Correspondent Kathy Gannon wounded

2014 -- AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus has been killed while working in Afghanistan. Anja and Kathy Gannon, regional correspondent for Pakistan and Afghanistan, were in Khost covering the run-up to the presidential elections in Afghanistan when, it appear

AP ENPS removes boundaries to news production

2014 -- The Associated Press will showcase the new look and improved functionality for the mobile version of AP ENPS, the world’s most popular multiplatform news production system, at the NAB Show in Las Vegas next week

New survey reveals how Americans get their news

2014 -- A new survey, titled “The Personal News Cycle,” was released today by the Media Insight Project, an initiative of the American Press Institute and The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research

Havana producer to lead AP video news in Latin America

2014 -- Fernando Gonzalez, who has been The Associated Press’ senior producer in Havana for the past 11 years, will begin a new role as regional video editor for Latin America

AP adds Governors Ball to Oscar night video lineup

2014 -- The excitement and glamor of the Academy Awards on Sunday night will continue into Monday morning, as The Associated Press offers live video coverage of celebrity arrivals at the Governors Ball

From boxing to bullfighting: AP images take top honors

2014 -- Dramatic sports images by Associated Press photographers depicting boxing and bullfighting received top honors in the 2014 Pictures of the Year International (POYi) photojournalism competition

AP Mobile features Academy Awards coverage

2014 -- Starting today and running through March 4, users of AP Mobile, the award-winning mobile application from The Associated Press, can access an array of coverage about the Academy Awards, including news from the Los Angeles Times

AP top editor to address importance of press freedom around the globe

2014 -- Associated Press Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll will address the importance of a free press in a government’s relationship with the people it serves during a keynote address at the International Government Communication F

Veteran TV journalist named AP global video enterprise editor

2014 -- Veteran TV news producer Chris Hulme will join The Associated Press as global video enterprise editor, a newly created position

AP discussion of war photography set for NY’s 92d St. Y

2014 -- The enduring power of still images from the battlefront in the video age will be the focus of a discussion among three veteran war correspondents on Feb. 27 in New York

AP names David Gwizdowski senior vice president for revenue and Karen Kaiser as general counsel

2014 -- The Associated Press today named broadcast executive David Gwizdowski as senior vice president for revenue for the Americas in a restructuring that aligns all revenue functions in the region under a single director. The company also announced the pro

Nuclear security lapses: An AP discussion at the Newseum

2014 -- Associated Press National Security Writer Robert Burns was recently hailed as the “master of nuke coverage” on ForeignPolicy.com, and for good reason

AP to draw on its Russia expertise in covering Sochi Olympics

2014 -- Associated Press journalists from around the world are converging on the coastal city of Sochi, Russia, to cover the trials, triumphs and spectacle of the Winter Olympics alongside their colleagues from AP’s Moscow bureau and other AP experts on Russ

Winter Games style guide distributed by AP

2014 -- The AP Standards Center today issued the following advisory to editors at our member news organizations

AP’s live red carpet coverage to be featured on StyleHaul

2014 -- The Associated Press' live red carpet coverage from the Grammys and the Academy Awards will be featured on the largest network of fashion and beauty content on YouTube, StyleHaul

AP and Streamworks International expand live news streaming deal

2014 -- The Associated Press and Streamworks International have renewed their contract to provide live streaming of AP’s award-winning content to AP Video Hub

Cameron and Bono to join AP discussion at Davos

2014 -- The United Nations’ eight ambitious Millennium Development Goals for 2015 included calls for reducing poverty, hunger and child mortality and combating HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases. What should the new goals be? This will be the topic on Jan.

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