epa launches international photo and video service in Germany

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epa launches international photo and video service in Germany

The european pressphoto agency (epa) is launching its international news photo and video service in Germany on January 15, 2021.
The German news market, one of the biggest and arguably most robust markets in the world, will now be able to access epa’s daily output of approximately 2,200 images, providing comprehensive global coverage of news events that hit the headlines. To complement the news photo service, epa will also be offering a daily video production made up of news coverage from around the globe. The video service is in partnership with epa’s main shareholder the international news agency EFE from Spain.
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epa launches international photo and video service in Germany

 

Frankfurt/Main, January 15, 2021

 

The european pressphoto agency (epa) is launching its international news photo and video service in Germany on January 15, 2021.

The German news market, one of the biggest and arguably most robust markets in the world, will now be able to access epa’s daily output of approximately 2,200 images, providing comprehensive global coverage of news events that hit the headlines.

To complement the news photo service, epa will also be offering a daily video production made up of news coverage from around the globe. The video service is in partnership with epa’s main shareholder the international news agency EFE from Spain.

"epa has a great understanding of the German media market, forged from its history and background in Germany and head office in Frankfurt. To be able to serve the German media with a photo and video offering that we are both knowledgeable and passionate about is an exciting proposition for the start of 2021." said Julia R. Arévalo, epa's President and CEO.

For over 20 years, the German Deutsche Presse Agentur (dpa) exclusively distributed the epa news photo service in Germany and more recently it was in the hands of Shutterstock.

Shutterstock will continue as epa's exclusive distributor in North America and the UK and Ireland.

epa is one of the largest visual content providers in the world, with an expansive network of award winning photographers and videographers providing an original perspective on the news that shapes that world’s agenda. epa’s core shareholders provide their coverage of global relevance from 8 European countries in addition to Latin America. This combination offers a timely, reliable and quality world news coverage with a look and feel that is distinctively epa. The service is managed via regional editorial desks in Tokyo, Bangkok, Cairo, Frankfurt, Madrid and Washington, D.C.

The european pressphoto agency was founded by the main European news agencies and officially started on January 1, 1985. The vision of the founders was driven by the demand for an independent quality world picture service originally designed for the needs of the European media market.

Today's epa photo and video services is based on the broad network of epa’s visual journalists all over the world and on the daily production of its partners and member agencies, which are all market leaders in their respective countries.

 

Sales and Press inquiries should be directed to sales@epa.eu