CCTV News Content is available - free of charge - to AP's broadcast clients (except China).
What is CCTV News Content?
CCTV News Content will provide broadcasters with unique video content from China.
Clean, edit-friendly pictures of news reports produced by CCTV's newsgathering teams.
What does CCTV News Content cover?
CCTV News Content will contain a combination of political, economic, social and cultural news, as well as news on sport and entertainment. Up to 90 percent of the content is produced in China and is focused on China. Additional content will be produced outside China by CCTV's overseas bureaux.
What are the feed times?
CCTV News Content will be fed via four bulletins daily.
The bulletin times are:
0445 to 0455 GMT (10 mins)
0915 to 0930 GMT (15 mins)
1415 to 1425 GMT (10 mins)
2200 to 2215 GMT (15 mins)
CCTV will aim to feed new content in all four bulletins. Occasionally a story will be repeated.
How many stories per feed and what is the story length?
CCTV expects to feed between five to seven stories per bulletin.
Each story will be between one and three minutes in length.
Will the stories have a voiceover?
Are there accompanying shotlists/scripts?
CCTV News Content shotlists and scripts will be available via AP's Scripts and Text website (via AP Advisories), via AP wires, and via CCTV's website: http://newscontent.cctv.com.
If you have a question about CCTV News Content, please contact:
CCTV News Content
Tel: +86 10 6850 9278
If you have a question about the feed, please contact:
Central Resources Desk
Tel: +44 (0)20 7482 7580