London — April 13, 2021: Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, and Sky News, one of Europe’s most trusted news providers, today announced they would extend their longstanding video partnership.
For more than a decade, Getty Images has been the exclusive distributor for the Sky News archive, which includes both their latest news coverage and archive footage spanning over 30 years. From vox pops to in-depth interviews, the collection, which contains over 100,000 clips, is updated daily and encompasses a comprehensive range of news, sport and entertainment coverage.
“For over a decade, we have worked closely with Sky News to promote their extensive news coverage, which is a core part of our industry leading video archive offering”, said Peter Orlowsky, Head of Strategic Development at Getty Images. “We are delighted to renew our longstanding partnership and offer our over one million customers instant access to the comprehensive Sky News archive”.
“I am delighted to renew our trusted partnership with Getty Images and look forward to building on our success,” said Raelene Rawlings, Sky’s Manager of Content Services. “Collaborating with Getty Images enables us to extend our distribution network and makes our content available to even more clients around the world.”
The industry-leader in visual editorial content, Getty Images’ video collection contains approximately 15.5 million clips and growing, including content from leading editorial video producers such as NBC News Archives, BBC Motion Gallery, VICE Media, ITN and Bloomberg. In addition, the collection contains over 5.5 million 4K videos.