NBCU News Group said it plans to hire 200 people over the next few months as it adds several new hours of live, original programming for NBC News Now, its over-the-top streaming service. NBCU News Group said the additional headcount is on top of more than 70 new hires of late. The expansion plans include doubling the size of the Today newsroom, growing NBC News’ breaking news and beat reporting team, expanding the MSNBC digital footprint and investing in ecommerce initiatives and CNBC Pro.
Getty Images, a provider of visual communications, today announced a multi-year partnership with NBCU News Group to exclusively license its news archive, one of the world’s largest broadcast libraries and a source of historical video coverage. The agreement will see hundreds of thousands of hours of footage spanning more than 75 years of news coverage […]