We’re delighted to work with Wochit to give our partners the ability to easily incorporate content created throughout the network into video that can be distributed across digital channels and social platforms.
New York (PRWEB)
August 30, 2017
Social video creation platform Wochit today announced that ENEX, a global association of broadcasters, has selected the platform to facilitate resource sharing among producers of news content. As part of the ENEX’s mission to bring competitive advantages to their members’ newsgathering, the relationship with Wochit supports the organization’s emerging social-first approach for reaching audiences on social channels.
ENEX will leverage the Wochit platform library to provide its members’ social and digital newsrooms with fast access to the comprehensive video coverage generated throughout its network. To date, ENEX members like TV2 (Denmark), CBS (US), M6 (France), Caracol (Colombia) and RTL (Germany) have enlisted Wochit to power their online and social newsrooms, bringing journalists the combined benefit of efficient workflows and powerful content to better tell stories to social audiences.
“Producing videos for Facebook and other platforms is an increasing focus for newsrooms today,” commented Adrian Wells, Managing Director of ENEX. “We’re delighted to work with Wochit to give our partners the ability to easily incorporate content created throughout the network into video that can be distributed across digital channels and social platforms.”
“With our shared commitment to supporting the work of journalists and broadcasts, ENEX is an ideal partner for Wochit,” said Jo Schmaltz, VP Global Content Partnerships at Wochit. “We are elated to become a critical part of the workflow among their member broadcasters, and we look forward to being witness to the growth this innovative association is sure to experience as a result.”
Wochit is a video creation platform that empowers newsrooms, media companies and brands to expand audience engagement through the power of social video. Worldwide media brands such as Time Inc., Daily News, USA Today, Gannett, AOL, The Week, ProSieben, Singapore Straits Times, Focus online and Der Spiegel use Wochit to produce short-form videos around trending topics at the scale and speed required in the video-first, mobile era. With rights-cleared assets from AP, Reuters, Getty, Bloomberg and others, cloud-based editing tools and native uploads, horizontal and vertical videos are quickly created and distributed across all social and digital platforms. Wochit is among the 2016-2017 EContent Top 100 companies in the digital content industry as well as the the winner of both the Gutenberg Prize for its disruptive technology in the field of journalism and Digiday’s Best Video Technology Innovation for its significant impact on publishers’ bottom line. The Company is backed by ProSieben, Singapore Press Holdings’ SPH Media Fund, Carlo de Benedetti, Redpoint Ventures, Marker LLC, Greycroft Partners, Press Association and Cedar Fund. Wochit is based in New York, with offices in London and Tel Aviv. Find out more at http://www.wochit.com.
ENEX is an association of the world’s leading commercial TV broadcasters, with each sharing news content and production resources with other members. For important global events, ENEX members pool productions to make news production more affordable. ENEX holds permanent satellite capacity for use by members, and provides more than 40,000 news videos and over 1,600 live sources each year. The association’s Coordination Centre is located in Luxembourg, and content is sourced from around the world. For more information, visit http://enex.lu.
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