Corbis Images and The Associated Press launch their unparalleled media offering to customers

Jan. 4, 2012
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Customers have access to the world’s most compelling editorial and creative imagery in the market

Corbis Images (www.corbisimages.com) and The Associated Press (www.ap.org) today launched their Media offering that provides customers unprecedented access to more than 10 million images covering an unparalleled range of breaking news, sports and entertainment, archival and creative images.

This comprehensive cross-distribution partnership combines the strengths of two of the world’s leading organizations for compelling and authoritative imagery. Corbis has traditionally led the industry in advertising, commercial and archival images, while The Associated Press is the industry leader in breaking news, sports and entertainment, and an archival news photo collection dating back more than 90 years. Beginning today, customers have access to the industry’s most comprehensive, end-to-end editorial offering available today across many subjects and industry verticals.

AP Images, the commercial photo licensing division of The Associated Press, will make available thousands of breaking news, sports, and entertainment images each day and more than 5 million archival photos. AP, a not-for-profit cooperative headquartered in New York, has won 30 Pulitzer Prizes for its photography.

”With The Associated Press’ breaking content and venerable collection Corbis will provide its customers with the most differentiated editorial offering available in the market today,” said Corbis’ SVP of Media Products, Barak Ronen.

“Combining AP’s award-winning collection of breaking news and other editorial photography with Corbis’ extraordinary collection of creative and historical imagery provides our customers access to the most comprehensive content available anywhere,” said AP Images Vice President, Fernando Ferre.

Under the agreement, Corbis images will be available on AP Images’ portal, www.apimages.com/corbis.aspx, and AP photographs will be available on the Corbis website at www.corbisimages.com. These collections will be available on the two sites beginning today for customers in the United States.

See a sample of the comprehensive range of images that will be available through AP and Corbis at http://www.ap.org/AP_Corbis/slides/index.html

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About Corbis Images
Corbis Images is a leading visual media provider for advertising, marketing and media professionals, providing a comprehensive selection of stock photography and illustrations. Corbis Images has exceptional creative, documentary, archival, fine art, current events, and entertainment images to help the creative community produce distinctive work for web sites, magazines, newspapers, books, television, and films. Corbis Images serves its global customer base through its renowned Sales & Service teams and its fast, intuitive web site at www.corbisimages.com. Corbis has offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia that serve more than 50 countries.

Corbis Social Media

Corbis Blog
Corbis on Twitter: _@CorbisImages
Corbis Images on Facebook: CorbisImages
Corbis Images on YouTube: CorbisComms

Corbis Contributor website
Contributor website: http://contributor.corbis.com/

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 largest and most trusted source of independent news and information. On any given day, more than half the world's population sees news from AP.

AP Social Media
AP Images on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/ap_images
AP Images on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/APImages

For more information contact, press only:

The Associated Press
Jack Stokes, media relations manager
jstokes@ap.org
+212 621 1720

Corbis
Jen Morgan, communications senior director
jen.morgan@corbis.com
+206 931 4559


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