Getty Images has announced a distribution partnership with The Washington Post. The agreement will give Getty Images the right to offer the images that are captured by the Washington Post news organization. The agreement gives Getty Images the exlusive right to license the images. worldwide. The Washington Post documents political news, national and global issues, as well as sports and daily slices of life.
The Post’s comprehensive coverage has garnered five Pulitzer Prizes, the most prestigious award honoring excellence in journalism and the arts, and has been recognized by esteemed organizations including World Press Photo, the National Press Photographers Association and the White House Press Photographer’s Association.
“Getty Images is honored to partner with The Washington Post and its journalistic excellence and integrity,” said Adrian Murrell, senior vice president of editorial for Getty Images. “This cooperation enables Getty Images to provide its customers around the world with an unparalleled product and service of truly rich and comprehensive news photography. The Post’s superior photojournalism is the perfect complement to our specialized editorial coverage and will strengthen Getty Images’ position as the leading service to media customers worldwide.”
“This partnership with Getty Images enables us to license our award-winning photojournalism to a broader global audience,” said Michel du Cille, director of photography, Multimedia and Video, The Washington Post. “Getty Images is an ideal distribution partner given their leadership in the digital media space, strong brand name and extensive customer relationships.”
The Washington Post joins a number of media companies that have utilized Getty Images’ proprietary digital platform . The coverage can be viewed online at www.gettyimages.com/washingtonpost.