Agi and Reuters Partnership Agreement on Multimedia

(AGI) - Rome, 29 September 2014 - Agi and Reuters signed apartnership agreement today renewing the long-term cooperationbetween the two agencies for the

Agi and Reuters Partnership Agreement on Multimedia
(AGI) - Rome, 29 September 2014 - Agi and Reuters signed apartnership agreement today renewing the long-term cooperationbetween the two agencies for the use and marketing ofmultimedia products. Under the new agreement Agi will include in its Agi "ClubItalia" service the innovative Reuters VNR Video News Releaseservice - similar to press releases - enabling their clientsto reach with their content 400,000 Reuters subscribers thatincludes over 1.700 Broadcast Networks in 117 Countries,newspapers and websites around the Globe. The agreement is part of Agi's strategy for developing newbusiness opportunities in strategic geopolitical areas, thatwill be beneficial for our Country, through an active networkof news correspondents and partnerships in over 40 Countries,and for transforming itself from historic news agency into anintegrated news company. Reuters VNR Video News Release will strengthen Agi "ClubItalia", an exclusive service dedicated to Italian companiesonly to support the growth of their reputation and visibilityof their products on international markets, based on twopillars that have always been the core of the agency: news andcommunication. Joachim Schmaltz Vice President Reuters Media Europe said:"we are excited to be extending our partnership with Agi intothis new line of business. The Reuters Video News Releaseservice will gain traction in Italy thanks to Agi's expertisein the market". "Reuters is the world's leading international news agency.Thanks to its experience and to the innovative technology itmasters, Reuters provides critical information todecision-makers in many markets and is acknowledged to be themost reliable new agency in the world", said Gianni DiGiovanni, CEO of Agi. "The alliance with Reuters will furtherstrengthen Agi's leadership at the international level byadding the excellence of Reuters' prestigious and authoritativename to its portfolio of products for businesses. (AGI)