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

Jan. 24, 2014
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Jennifer Lawrence, with her award for best actress in a leading role for "Silver Linings Playbook," and Anne Hathaway with her award for best actress in a supporting role for "Les Miserables," pose during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
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.

In addition, iJustine, a YouTube personality who is part of the StyleHaul Network and who has nearly 2 million subscribers, will be working as a style expert with AP during the live streams.
 
StyleHaul has more than 3,700 channels on YouTube across 61 countries with more than 115 million subscribers.

“AP is always seeking innovative ways to distribute our content where publishers and consumers want it on smartphones, tablets or in the social space,” said Michael Dutton, AP’s global director for entertainment products. “We are thrilled to be working with StyleHaul to bring our outstanding entertainment experience to an even wider audience.”
 
The AP live red carpet coverage will be once again anchored by veteran entertainment news correspondent and host Michelle Marie. It will begin at 5 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jan. 26, for the Grammys and at 5:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, March 2, for the Oscars.

AP’s prime position on the red carpet and its strong reputation as a news provider has resulted in the past in one-on-one interviews with fan favorites such as Jennifer Lawrence, Katy Perry, Carrie Underwood, George Clooney, Nicki Minaj and Meryl Streep.
 
The AP’s live streams have been licensed to news outlets and other organizations worldwide, and featured on large public screens from downtown Tokyo to Brazil.

AP journalists will also be posting updates and linking to the latest news via Twitter. Exclusive photos from awards season are available via AP Images.

“At StyleHaul our focus is to bring the best fashion and beauty content to a generation that creates, consumes and shares their experiences online," said Alison Kennedy, chief revenue officer, StyleHaul. "Working with the Associated Press on this innovative program will engage a younger audience around Award Season, who look to YouTube, daily, for access to celebrities and events.”

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About StyleHaul
StyleHaul is the largest original video destination for fashion, beauty and lifestyle content. With more than 3,700 channels, 48 million monthly unique viewers spanning 61 countries, and more than 1.3 billion minutes watched monthly, StyleHaul is leading the next generation of fashion forward influencers, who come to not only consume, but also to create. StyleHaul properties are found across the largest global distribution platforms, including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Instagram and soon, mobile.
 
Contact
Paul Colford
Director of Media Relations
The Associated Press
212-621-1895
pcolford@ap.org

Erin Madigan White
Senior Media Relations Manager
The Associated Press
212-621-7005
emadigan@ap.org

Chrystina Woody
Head of Communications
StyleHaul Inc.
323-785-2157
Chrystina@Stylehaul.com


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