Look out, TMZ!: Reuters to distribute 'paparazzi-type footage'

Romenesko Misc.

Reuters says distributing Hollywood TV’s footage of celebrities serves "a crucial role for entertainment programming needs" and complements the celebrity and entertainment coverage currently offered by Reuters. The release is after the jump.

Reuters release

Reuters announced today that it will distribute Hollywood.TV content and footage to their 700+ service users around the world.

Reuters will distribute Hollywood TV’s paparazzi-style footage of celebrities, serving a crucial role for entertainment programming needs and complementing the celebrity and entertainment coverage currently offered by Reuters. The deal further enhances the Reuters America service offering, available via Reuters newly launched unified content platform.

Hollywood.TV is the definitive source for compelling celebrity footage in Southern California and beyond. Their access into the daily lives of stars in Hollywood makes their video indispensable for entertainment and news programming. Hollywood.TV’s team of videographers get the images that will be tomorrow’s breaking news. Hollywood.TV content will become available through Reuters from March 4th.

This announcement follows Reuters agreement earlier this year with the Chinese broadcaster CCTV to distribute their content and scripted footage globally.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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