CARTAGENA, Colombia, June 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomberg's Content Service, the leading provider of news, photos, videos, and data to publishers and broadcasters, today said it is expanding its Spanish-language text news licensing offering. The announcement was made at the WAN-IFRA World News Media Congress.
Bloomberg plans to more than triple its professionally-translated Bloomberg news stories to a volume exceeding 80 stories per day. The service will provide Spanish versions of Bloomberg News' award-winning global coverage including output from bureaus in Bogota, Buenos Aires, Caracas, Lima, Madrid, Mexico City and Santiago. Breaking news, analysis, commentary and exclusive feature pieces will be available to News licensing customers and subscribers of the Bloomberg Professional service (aka Bloomberg Terminal), the leading provider of data, news and analysis for more than 325,000 business and financial professionals globally.
"The demand for news in Spanish is growing, and Bloomberg's Content Service is committed to become the leading provider of quality Spanish-language business news," said Josh Rucci, General Manager and Global Head of Bloomberg's Content Service. "We have experienced translators working side-by-side with reporters in our extensive network of bureaus throughout Latin America and Spain, allowing coverage from several key markets across seven time zones."
The service will feature:
- 80+ Spanish-language stories per day
- Exclusive local stories from Latin America and Spain
- Global business, finance, economic and political news impacting Spanish-speaking markets
- Feature stories on lifestyle, luxury, technology and automotive industries
- Exclusive interviews with presidents, ministries and top executives
- Forecasts and analysis of key commodities, currencies, markets and stocks
- Economic forecasts on Latin America, the United States and Europe
- Bloomberg View opinion columns from market influencers including Mohamed El-Erian, Matthew Winkler, Mac Margolis and Justin Fox
"We have a proven track record of strong partnerships with media outlets around the world, providing premium text, photos and video for use across multiple platforms," added Rucci. "This expansion is an important part of our strategy in extending reach to the growing Spanish-speaking business community around the world."
For more information on the Spanish-language news service, please visit the Bloomberg Content Service website: http://bloom.bg/1UiZom1 or the Bloomberg Coffee Stand located in Hall Grau, level 2 at the WAN-IFRA World News Media conference taking place on June 12-14 in Cartagena, Colombia. For more on the Bloomberg Terminal in Latin America, please visit: http://bloom.bg/22Wgf0i
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately – is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 325,000 subscribers globally. For more information, visit www.bloomberg.com or request a demo.
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