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AP by the numbers

A look at 2019 through AP stats and figures

The Associated Press advances the power of facts.

Revenue by business line

The AP Network

248 locations worldwide

9 regional editing hubs

99 countries

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

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

AP’s 2019 output

  • 2,000 stories per day
  • 3,000 photos per day
  • 200 news and sports videos per day
  • 50 live videos per day across 5 live channels

We produce the AP report in

English, Spanish and Arabic.

AP News app

653k downloads in 2019

2.2 million users

Over 1 billion page views on the platform

Awards and prizes

Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography

For photos documenting life in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Additional Pulitzer Prize finalist:

Breaking news photography for Haiti protests


Overseas Press Club Awards

Hal Boyle Award for reporting on migrant perils

Robert Capa Award for coverage of Haiti protests


World Press Photo Contest

First prize, Spot News Stories, for Ethiopian Airlines crash

Second prize, Environment Singles, for California Marsh fire

Second prize, Sports Singles, for Brazil football fans

Third prize, Spot News Singles, for Hurricane Dorian devastation


Royal Television Society Television Journalism Award for News Technology

For underwater live video transmission breakthrough


International Broadcasting Convention Innovation Award for Content Distribution

For underwater live video transmission breakthrough


Pictures of the Year International

Variety of winners


Sigma Data Journalism Awards

Innovation award for AP DataKit

From the archive

  • Digitized text stories from 1915
  • 37 million editorial and creative images
  • 2 million+ global news and entertainment video stories from 1895 to present
  • 200+ global image and video partners


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AP’s joint venture with IMG provides an unrivaled blend of sports highlights and news to more than 1,200 media outlets worldwide.

  • 34,000+ stories per year
  • 90+ videos per day
  • Reaching over 115 territories