Wochit Partners with Newsflare, Grows Library of Pre-Cleared Assets by Adding Over 10,000 Newsflare Videos From Around the World
Platform users throughout the Americas to benefit from vast array of eyewitness videos provided by global network of contributors
NEW YORK, NY(08 Aug 2018)
Predictive video creation platform Wochit today announced that content from Newsflare, provider of viral and breaking news videos to media and news organizations around the world, will now be available in the platform’s expansive library of pre-cleared assets.
The deal brings Wochit users in North and South America access to Newsflare’s archive of video content shot by amateur and professional eyewitnesses worldwide, better enabling them to grow and engage audiences with relevant content. As part of the deal, Newsflare expects to add 1,000 fresh videos to the Wochit library each month.
“As more media companies and other brands incorporate video in their audience engagement strategies, it’s imperative our library incorporate a depth and breadth of materials. Newsflare is an ideal partner to help us achieve this goal, and ensure our customers have the content they need when they need it,” commented Jo Schmaltz, VP Global Content Partnerships, Wochit.
“It’s been an exciting year for our company, and we’re delighted to partner with Wochit,” said Jon Cornwell, CEO, Newsflare. “Following our recent expansion into the U.S., working with partners to bring our members’ videos to ever more publishers in the region is a critical part of our strategy. We see this deal as a great way to rapidly increase our reach throughout the Americas.”
As a provider of content to Wochit’s library, Newsflare joins an elite group that includes AFP, AP, Reuters, Getty, PA and more, who partner with Wochit, to increase reach and monetization opportunities.
Wochit is a predictive video creation platform that empowers any storyteller, regardless of experience or skill, to create unique high-impact videos at scale and with unprecedented speed. Used by hundreds of media companies, brands and agencies each month, Wochit’s holistic solution combines deep knowledge of digital video production processes and audience preferences with a super-intuitive interface, enabling them to quickly create unique, high-impact videos, that reflect their brand. Wochit’s cloud-based platform, augmented with a proprietary library of over 100 million commercial and editorial rights-cleared images and videos from top professional and social sources, is a complete solution for organizations looking to attract and engage audiences across owned and syndicated digital channels. For more information, visit www.wochit.com.
Headquartered in London with offices in Spain and the US, Newsflare ranks as the news industry's pioneering leader in the collection and distribution of eyewitness videos shot and uploaded by amateurs and professionals worldwide. Newsflare's prestigious print, broadcast and digital media clients span over 40 countries licensing the company's wide array of original clips that encompass an entire spectrum of news, lifestyle, entertainment and viral categories. Under the banner Where the World's Media Come to Buy Your Video, Newsflare videos deliver stories from all walks of life that are oftentimes too breaking or too remote for traditional news organizations to capture.