ITN Productions extends sports production partnership with News UK to include England international cricket
ITN Productions has agreed a further deal with News UK to produce fast turnaround digital clips of England international cricket, including the next Ashes series.
Starting this month, ITN Productions, the creative hub of ITN, will package highlight clips for The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times online and mobile platforms. Digital subscribers will be able to watch near-live clips of England’s Investec corpoitncouk Matches, Royal London One Day Internationals, NatWest International T20s and selected domestic cricket matches.
The ITN Productions team will be overseen by Editorial Director, Chris Shaw and led by Sports Editor, Raj Mannick. The announcement builds on ITN Productions’ existing agreement with News UK to produce near-live highlight clips from Barclays Premier League, FA Cup and SPFL matches, as well as Aviva Premiership rugby.
“This is another key win for ITN Productions and reinforces our credentials in digital sports production,” said Mark Browning, Managing Director of ITN Productions. “We’re delighted to be working with News UK and the extension of our partnership to provide international cricket clips for its digital platforms in addition to Premier League and Aviva Premiership Rugby highlights is testament to the strength of our sports production team and fast-turnaround publishing capability.”
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About ITN Productions
ITN Productions creates multi-platform content for major global brands on broadcast, digital and corporate production.
Clients that commission award-winning programmes from ITN Productions include major UK and international broadcasters such as ITV, the BBC, Channel 4, Channel 5, History and Discovery, with television commissions including The Agenda on ITV, Harrow – A Very British School on Sky1, Climbing Great Buildings on BBC2, Mud Men on History and a contract to produce Dispatches for Channel 4. Entertainment content made by ITN Productions includes FYI Daily on ITV2, The Breakfast Fix on 4Music, entertainment bulletins on 5* and 5USA, The Showbiz 411 on YouTube.
ITN Productions also creates news content for a wide range of clients such as, MSN, Virgin Media, Telegraph Media Group, The Independent, Metro, Daily Mail, Daily Express and Daily Star, and the Illiffe and MNA publishing groups. ITN News is on Facebook, is the most viewed news channel on YouTube and produces the citizen journalism channel Truthloader.
In sport, ITN Productions produces Barclays Premier League in-game clips and highlights for News UK as well as content for SNTV. Corporate clients working with ITN Productions to create content include Proctor & Gamble, Department of Health and Virgin Active. For more information visit www.itnproductions.co.uk.Back to All Press Releases