ANSA is the leading Italian news agency and among the top news agencies worldwide. It is a cooperative owned by Italy's major national newspapers. Its mission is to gather, publish, and distribute news items and every other related communication service in real time to the partners, to the civil service and to private companies.
Founded on January 13, 1945, ANSA provides full and up-to-date coverage of Italian and foreign news thanks to newsrooms and correspondents in every one of Italy's 20 regions and in more than 70 countries around the world.
Thanks to its widespread presence in Italy and abroad as well as key partnerships with international media, ANSA is on location wherever events are taking place, when they are taking place.
ANSA provides over 3,500 news items, more than 1,700 photos and 60 videos a day from Italy and the world, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in six languages: Italian, English, Arab, Spanish, German, and Portuguese.
This continuous flow of daily information is distributed via every informational channel – from traditional media to the web, from mobile phones to tablets – in response to user and market needs.
ANSA's founding values of independence, trustworthiness, and timeliness have confirmed it over the years as a leader on both the national and international newsgathering and information front.