NEW YORK—AP Global Media Services, the production arm of The Associated Press, has announced that it will offer several on-air reporting solutions for broadcasters and publishers in multiple languages at the upcoming Tokyo Summer Games.
AP Global Media Services (GMS) will offer personalized live shots and exclusive standing positions during games to help outlets provide live reporting capabilities in Tokyo.
It will also provide experienced broadcast journalists for personalized live reporting and edited packages in English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese and Luxembourgish. AP Sports journalists covering the matches are also available for live interviews in English.
Exclusive stand-up positions in Tokyo include the New National Stadium, Zojoji Temple, and Tokyo Tower. These venues do not require IOC accreditation to access them and are included in the official business plan for media covering the Games.
“Many news agencies cannot send correspondents to Tokyo due to restrictions linked to the pandemic, but that does not mean that they cannot offer live coverage of the Summer Games to their audiences,” he said. said Ciaran McQuillan, GMS Special Events Manager for Asia. “GMS can help bring their viewers to the Games through tailor-made live reporting, as well as provide the necessary technology and facilities to outlets that may have journalists in town but are unable to send. full teams. “
In addition to the services offered by its industry, the AP will provide 24-hour news coverage of 33 sports and 50 disciplines during the games.