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Getty Images and NBC Sports Group Announce Multi-Year Extension to Their Sports Image Partnership

July 28, 2015 • Company News

New York, Tuesday 28th July, 2015 – Getty Images, the world’s leader in visual communications, today announced a multi-year renewal of their photo agreement with NBC Sports Group, one of the nation’s largest sports-media companies.

The agreement includes full editorial and select commercial image use for the full suite of NBC Sports Group platforms: NBC Sports, NBCSN, Golf Channel, NBC Sports Digital, and more.  This agreement ensures that NBC Sports Group can access  premium imagery from key events within its unprecedented portfolio of sports partnerships, including the Summer and Winter Olympics, NFL Sunday Night Football, NHL, NASCAR, PGA TOUR, Premier League and Notre Dame Football.

“Getty Images is thrilled to have our world-class sports imagery featured across NBC Sports Group’s multiple platforms, which ensures sports fans will continue to have access to every game-changing moment across NBC Sports’ wide array of TV and digital assets” said Getty Images Vice President, Sport Business Development, Carmin Romanelli.

“This partnership brings together the reach of NBC Sports and the premium content of Getty Images to the benefit of sports fans nationwide.”

Getty Images has the largest, most comprehensive sports collection available today, including more than 15 million sports related images. Getty Images is the official partner to more than 50 sports governing bodies, leagues and clubs, including the International Olympic Committee, National Hockey League, NBA, FIFA, UEFA, Manchester United and many other English premier league clubs.

 

About Getty Images

Getty Images is the world’s leader in visual communication, with over 170 million assets available through its premium content site www.gettyimages.com and its leading stock content site www.istock.com. With its advanced search and image recognition technology, Getty Images serves business customers in more than 100 countries and is the first place creative and media professionals turn to discover, purchase and manage images and other digital content. Its award-winning photographers and content creators help customers produce inspiring work which appears every day in the world’s most influential newspapers, magazines, advertising campaigns, films, television programs, books and online media. Visit Getty Images at www.gettyimages.com to learn more about how the company is advancing the unique role of digital media in communications and business, and enabling creative ideas to come to life.  For company news and announcements, visit press.gettyimages.com, and for the stories, innovation and inspiration behind our content, visit Stories & Trends http://stories.gettyimages.com/. Find us on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/gettyimages and Twitter at https://twitter.com/GettyImages.

 

About NBC Sports Group

When the Comcast-NBCUniversal transaction was completed in January 2011, the sports assets of the two companies combined to form NBC Sports Group, which serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of a unique array of sports assets, including NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBCSN (NBC Sports Network), Golf Channel, 10 NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio and NBC Sports Digital. NBC Sports Group possesses an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic Committee, the NFL, NHL, NASCAR, PGA TOUR, PGA of America, Churchill Downs, Premier League, Tour de France, French Open, Formula One, IndyCar and many more.

 

 

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