LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Getty Images, the global leader in visual communication, will be the official photo content provider for the entertainment industry's premiere brand, The Hollywood Reporter (THR), and the leading global destination for charts, news, trends and innovations in music, Billboard, it was announced today by Roxanne Motamedi, VP, Global Entertainment, Partnerships & Content.
Under this new agreement, Getty Images will be the exclusive credentialed photographer for THR and Pret-a-Reporter and the preferred credentialed photographer for Billboard on the red carpet and behind-the-scenes at the top award shows, premieres, industry parties and other entertainment events. Recognized as one of the leading agencies in the entertainment arena, Getty Images' world-class team have the rapport and relationships with the talent, expertise on the red-carpet as well as the state-of-the-art technology to deliver the imagery that THR and Billboard readers want and expect.
"The partnership between Getty Images and The Hollywood Reporter brings together two very well-known brands that have extraordinary compatibility," Ms. Motamedi stated. "The Hollywood Reporter is one of the entertainment industry's most respected and prestigious publications with a very talented group of journalists and Getty Images has many of the world's most prominent photographers who have captured some of the most outstanding and memorable photos from show business from around the globe."
"As the entertainment and music industry's flagship media brands, it makes perfect sense for The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard to partner with Getty Images, the leader in entertainment photography," said Jennifer Laski, photo and video director for The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard. "We are excited to enter this partnership as we head into awards season and look forward to the coverage we can produce together."
About Getty Images:
Getty Images is the world's leader in visual communication, with almost 200 million assets available through its premium content site www.gettyimages.com and its leading stock content site www.istock.com. With its advanced search and image recognition technology, Getty Images serves business customers in more than 100 countries and is the first place creative and media professionals turn to discover, purchase and manage images and other digital content. Its award-winning photographers and content creators help customers produce inspiring work which appears every day in the world's most influential newspapers, magazines, advertising campaigns, films, television programs, books and online media. Visit Getty Images at www.gettyimages.com to learn more about how the company is advancing the unique role of digital media in communications and business, and enabling creative ideas to come to life. For company news and announcements, visit press.gettyimages.com, and for the stories, innovation and inspiration behind our content, visit Stories & Trends http://stories.gettyimages.com. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gettyimages and Twitter at https://twitter.com/GettyImages.
About The Hollywood Reporter:
The Hollywood Reporter is the entertainment industry's flagship media brand. With in-depth reporting, analysis, unprecedented access, world-class photography and video, and feature exclusives, The Hollywood Reporter is the definitive source for breaking entertainment and business news. THR won the 2015 American Society of Magazine Editors National Magazine Award for General Excellence in the category of Special Interest Magazines. Additionally, the brand took home 10 SoCal journalism awards in 2015, more than any other news outlet, in categories including Best Website and Entertainment Journalist of the Year.
The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group reached 30 million individuals worldwide online in July 2015, ranking number 5 among comScore entertainment-news properties, delivering news to an audience of industry power players and consumers deeply invested in entertainment content. In 2014, The Hollywood Reporter staff won Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards for The Hollywood Reporter in Focus: The Wolf of Wall Street. The Hollywood Reporter's platforms include an award-winning weekly magazine, dynamic web and mobile sites, festival and awards season apps, tablet, iPad editions, social media, and branded events. The Hollywood Reporter and SundanceTV partnered together in 2015 to co-produce and broadcast "Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter," an original non-fiction series featuring panels with potential 2015 Emmy nominees. Follow The Hollywood Reporter on Twitter @thr and on Facebook at facebook.com/HollywoodReporter and on Instagram @hollywoodreporter.
Billboard is the world's most influential music brand, built on the most complete and well-respected database of charts across all music genres. The Billboard charts define success in music. From the iconic Billboard magazine to Billboard.com which is the ultimate consumer-facing destination for millions of passionate music fans, to the industry's most elite conference series and influencer events including the Power 100 and Women in Music – the Billboard brand has unmatched authority among fans, artists and the industry alike. Billboard has a total social following numbering more than 14.6 million across platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Billboard magazine has scored major news-generating covers recently including Jimmy Fallon, Azelia Banks, N.W.A, Florence Welch and Selena Gomez.
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