Reuters expands UGC offering with Newsflare partnership on Reuters Connect

 London, November 2018: Reuters, the world’s largest international multimedia news provider, has announced that it is further expanding its content offering to Reuters News Agency customers through a partnership with Newsflare, a leading provider of eyewitness and trending video.

Reuters partners with Newsflare
The Newsflare partnership brings media customers access to breaking news and trending videos shot by the public around the world, adding a new dimension to Reuters third-party content offering.

Newsflare adds to a growing list of third-party content partners available to Reuters News Agency customers via Reuters Connect, allowing subscribers to find and utilize a wide variety of content from multiple sources on a single, easy-to-use platform. Other partners include BBC, USA TODAY Sports, Accuweather, Variety, WENN, Red Bull Media House, Hollywood TV and more.

Justine Flatley, Product Manager for Content Partnerships, Reuters, said: “The ability for media organizations to engage their audiences across multiple platforms has never been more important, and our third-party content offering allows for a greater variety of content that is easily accessible, all in one place. Partnering with Newsflare adds to the depth and breadth of our content offering so Reuters News Agency customers can continue to tell compelling stories that captivate and allow them to grow their audiences.”

Terry Pierce, Head of Editorial Distribution and Partnerships, Newsflare said: “Newsflare's newsgathering efforts and global community of members combine to discover, verify and distribute extraordinary eyewitness videos that attract the interest of both media companies and the public alike. We are extremely pleased to partner with Reuters, allowing us to share our members' incredible stories and compelling video to an even wider network of media organizations.”

Newsflare is available to Reuters News Agency customers on Reuters Connect.

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