Monday, March 7, 2011

Corbis Images Expands News and Documentary Collection with ZUMA Press Partnership

Global press agency and wire service joins Corbis as new media partner

SEATTLE (March 1, 2011) Corbis Images (, a leading visual media provider for the creative community, today announced that it is now representing images from ZUMA Press (, the world's largest independent press agency and wire services capturing news and documentary images.

The agreement currently makes over 280,000 ZUMA Press images available through Corbis Images and will include current and archival news, sports and entertainment photography. Founded in 1992 by photojournalist Scott Mc Kiernan, ZUMA is headquartered in San Clemente, California, with major bureaus in Hollywood, London, Washington, D.C., New York and most recently Tokyo, as well as other locations worldwide.

ZUMA represents work of more than 3,000 photographers and hundreds of contributing newspapers around the world, with a global focus on current issues and events. Its photojournalists and editors have won numerous awards, including the Pulitzer, World Press, BOP and POYi.

As a result of its global customer base and leading reputation, Corbis is a great partner to distribute ZUMA's exclusive day-to-day coverage, which includes in-depth current news, entertainment with pizzazz, sports spectaculars and award-winning reportage, said Scott Mc Kiernan, CEO/Founder of ZUMA Press.

ZUMA represents talented editorial photographers who repeatedly secure exclusive photo coverage, along with an impressive archive of images, said Anil Ramchand, Director of News, Sport and Entertainment at Corbis Images. As we continue to see consolidation of distribution across the industry, our partnership with ZUMA represents another collaboration that enables us to offer customers exceptional images from the world's best agencies and photographers.

To see the latest ZUMA Press images on Corbis Images click here and visit the Corbis Blog for a profile on the collection.

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