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AP by the numbers

A look at 2018 through AP stats and figures

Around the globe, when it comes to reporting news that matters, The Associated Press delivers.

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The AP Network

254 locations worldwide

10 regional editing hubs

100 countries

Unrivaled 50-state footprint with a reporter in every U.S. statehouse

More than half the world’s population sees news from The Associated Press every day.

AP’s 2018 output

  • 2,000 stories per day
  • 3,000 photos per day
  • 200 news and sports videos per day
  • 11,000 hours of LIVE video

We produce the AP report in English, Spanish and Arabic.

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1.47 million users

Awards and prizes

Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting

For coverage of Yemen’s civil war


Additional Pulitzer Prize finalists:

Breaking news photography for Gaza protests

Breaking news photography for California wildfires

National reporting for immigration coverage

Explanatory reporting for Kept Out collaboration

Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award

For immigration reporting

Overseas Press Club Awards

Olivier Rebbot Award for Yemen photography

Roy Rowan Award for Implant Files collaboration

Philip Meyer Journalism Award

First place for Hurricane Maria’s Dead collaboration

McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage

For reporting on the civil war in Yemen

Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards

Silver Baton for Kept Out collaboration

Pictures of the Year International

Variety of winners

National Press Photographers Association Best of Photojournalism Stills

Variety of winners

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