AP offers a number of additional services for publishers, newsrooms and corporations, including content delivery, production software and metadata tagging.

AP Government Services

For more than 170 years, the Associated Press, the world’s most trusted source of independent information, has delivered in-depth and accurate intelligence to federal and state government. Whether your goal is to enhance your agency’s internal knowledge and awareness or to educate an external audience, AP Government services provide fast and reliable facts  tailored to meet your individual needs.

Financial Services

The Associated Press’ Event-Driven Data (AP EDD) for analytics is a suite of Machine Readable News (MRN) feeds designed to instantly provide trading firms and financial institutions with macro-economic news. Access the full suite of our Financial Services here .

Editorial Planning Database

AP Planner

AP Planner is a comprehensive future events database that allows editorial teams to research up to a year's worth of scheduled upcoming events. The 70,000-plus items in more than a hundred categories cover news conferences, political events, legislative activities, entertainment events, financial announcements, and more. It is used by newspapers, broadcasters, websites and government departments to understand what issues are likely to influence future news cycles. Visit applanner.com for more on AP Planner.

News Production


ENPS is the world’s most installed multiplatform news production system.  60,000 users across the globe know they need only a single ENPS screen to create and publish news for broadcast, Web, mobile, apps and social media .  ENPS also integrates with more than 100 content systems and products via the MOS protocol, giving our customers the best-fit production solution for their needs.  Visit www.enps.com  to find out more about ENPS; the easy to use, infinitely scalable and most reliable news production system available today.

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AP Telecom (APT)

AP Telecom (APT) is a delivery service from the AP that transmits stories, releases and photos directly into newsrooms at media outlets around the world. APT delivers content on behalf of news companies, syndicates and public relations newswires. Copy is delivered through the same network through which AP news is distributed, giving editors seamless access to all their content sources.

Metadata Services

AP Metadata Services is a new automated service that applies rich semantic metadata to news content. It’s comprised of two components: AP News Taxonomy , a classification system designed specifically for use by news publishers and the AP Tagging Service that employs semantic rules to news content.

Video and Photo Assignments

AP Commercial Assignments 

Discover why media outlets, PR companies and corporations from around the world rely on AP Corporate Services' Commercial Assignment services. Whether your photography job is large or small, mainstream or unique, our assignment team coordinates every element with industry knowledge and an unsurpassed global photographer network.

Commission AP Corporate Services for high-quality commercial photography.

Find out more about AP Commercial Assignments.

AP Editorial Assignments

Harness the power of AP's award winning photojournalism and the accurate and timely execution of every assignment with global access AP's elite staff photographers. A selection of AP's photojournalists are available for editorial assignment work, bringing their original vision and unsurpassed quality to your next project.

Commission an AP photojournalist for your next editorial assignment.

Find out more about AP Editorial Assignments.

Photo Partners

AP Images welcomes partnerships with photo agencies that will enhance our content offering to clients. View our full list of partners.

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