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SVP and Executive Editor Sally Buzbee announces key changes to AP’s senior news leadership team

In a memo this week to staff, Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Sally Buzbee announced several changes to The Associated Press senior leadership team in News, aimed at keeping AP's news report strong, mission driven and sharp, and aligning more closely with products and technology to drive AP’s overall success.  more

AP to cover U.S. water issues with Walton Family Foundation grant

The Associated Press and the Walton Family Foundation have announced the creation of a new reporting team that will cover water issues in the U.S. This collaboration will allow the news agency to produce additional comprehensive, all-formats journalism around water use, rights, quality and safety, as well as food production, dams, flooding and natural habits. more

AP becomes exclusive worldwide distributor of USTA’s US Open, select professional tennis images

A commercial agreement between United States Tennis Association and The Associated Press, which runs through 2022, will see the library of USTA-owned photos from a number of American professional tennis events — namely the US Open, US Open Series tournaments and U.S. Davis Cup and Billie Jean King Cup — made available for editorial use via the news agency’s commercial photo platform, AP Images. more

AP names Anna Jo Bratton to post of U.S. enterprise editor

The Associated Press has named Anna Jo Bratton as U.S. enterprise editor on the news cooperative’s Global Enterprise Team, where she will work with colleagues across the United States to produce high-impact journalism for the country and for international audiences. more

AP names Justin Myers as data editor

“Justin’s proven ability to manage complex data-driven projects and turn editorial ambition into technical and journalistic achievement is what AP needs to push its data journalism forward,” says Troy Thibodeaux, the AP’s data science and news applications editor. more

Daisy Veerasingham named AP chief operating officer

With this new appointment, Daisy Veerasingham will have responsibility for all AP departments. This includes the company’s news, business and technology operations, all of which will report jointly to her and President and CEO Gary Pruitt. more

AP Top 25 will roll on in unusual college football season

A most unusual college football season is less than a month away and the preseason AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank is scheduled to be released Aug. 24, marking the 85th year of its existence. The AP will also release its preseason All-America team the following day. more

McCartney appointed AP’s entertainment & lifestyles editor

Anthony McCartney, The Associated Press’ West Coast entertainment editor who as a reporter covered the legal aftermath of Michael Jackson’s death and many celebrity trials, has been appointed the news cooperative’s global entertainment and lifestyles editor. more

AP says it will capitalize Black but not white

After changing its usage rules last month to capitalize the word “Black” when used in the context of race and culture, The Associated Press on Monday said it would not do the same for “white.” more

Nevada court considering Wynn defamation claim against AP

The Nevada Supreme Court was asked Monday to reinstate a defamation lawsuit against The Associated Press and an AP reporter based on a story about accounts to Las Vegas police from two women who alleged sexual misconduct by former casino mogul Steve Wynn. more

AP boosts customer choice with new live video replay ability

The Associated Press has announced a new feature that allows live video customers to access live event coverage for up to a week after it's delivered. more

AP changes writing style to capitalize 'b' in Black

The Associated Press changed its writing style guide Friday to capitalize the “b” in the term Black when referring to people in a racial, ethnic or cultural context, weighing in on a hotly debated issue. more

AP: Advancing the power of facts

The Associated Press today unveiled new brand positioning that emphasizes the global news agency’s vital role as the provider of accurate, unbiased, fact-based reporting to the world. The branding campaign will highlight how AP advances the power of facts. more

AP offers coronavirus topical guide

To help with coverage of the new coronavirus disease, called COVID-19, The Associated Press has prepared a guide based on the AP Stylebook and common usage in AP stories. more

AP appoints Texas-based news editor

Adam Kealoha Causey, The Associated Press’ administrative correspondent in Oklahoma, has been named news editor overseeing Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma. more

AP names Matt Volz as news editor for the Rockies region

Matt Volz, who served as interim Rockies news editor with The Associated Press over the past year, has been appointed to permanently fill the position. In his interim role, he helped lead award-winning coverage, such as the 20th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting massacre. more
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