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IPTC Members

IPTC is an organization based on members. The IPTC membership consists of news agencies, news agency alliances, newspaper publishers' organisations, individual newspapers and system vendors. The membership has representatives from all continents except South America

IPTC provides four types of membership:

Voting Members:
this is open to organizations and companies concerned with news collection, distribution and publishing.

Associate Members:
this is open to organizations and companies as for the Nominating membership and for system vendors supporting the news industry.

Individual Members:
this is open to individuals who work in the same business sector as Voting and Associate members.

Honorary Members:
this type of membership is awarded to long-time member delegates for their substantial contributions to the IPTC.

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Find below the current members of the IPTC:

Voting Members

Agence France-Presse (afp) France
ANGOP - Agencia AngolaPress Angola
ANSA Italy
Austria Presse Agentur (APA) Austria
Bloomberg LP USA
Business Wire USA
Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa) Germany
Getty Images, Inc. USA
Japan Newspaper Publishers & Editors Association (NSK) Japan
Keystone Switzerland
KUNA Kuwait News Agency Kuwait
Marketwire Canada
PLUS Coalition USA
Press Association Ltd UK
QNA Qatar News Agency Qatar
The Associated Press (AP) USA
The New York Times Company USA
Thomson Reuters USA
TT Nyhetsbyrån Sweden
WAN-Ifra FR International
Xinhua News Agency China

Associate Members

Agence de Presse Belga Belgium
Agencia EFE Spain
ANA, Athens News Agency Greece
Apex Content Solutions USA
Aptoma AS Norway
AS Norsk Telegrambyrå Norway
Athens Techology Center Greece
BVPA Germany
Cepic - Coordination of European Picture Agencies Press Stock Heritage Europe
Commons Machinery in Sweden Sweden
EBU - European Broadcasting Union Europe
Eidos Media Spa Italy
epa - European Pressphoto Agency Europe
Fingerpost Ltd UK
Fotoware Norway
KNA Germany
Korea Press Foundation Korea
Lusa Portugal
Mainstream Data Inc. USA
Mecom Germany
MENA Egypt
Newspaper Association of America (NAA) USA
PR Newswire UK
Profium Oy Finland
RelaxNews France
STA - Slovenian Press Agency Slovenia
Suomen Tietotoimisto Oy Finland
TASS Russia
Transtel Communications Ltd UK
XML Team Solutions, Inc. USA

Individual Members

Marko Grobelnik Slovenia

Honorary Members

Mr Klaus Sprick (Honorary Member) Germany
Mr Peter Müller (Honorary Member) Switzerland



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More Resources

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