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ITN Source Continues Expansion with Raft of New Appointments

1 September 2006

ITN Source (formerly ITN Archive), the world’s fastest growing commercial moving image provider, continues its impressive expansion with the appointment of David Bostock to the newly created role of Sales Director, as well as a raft of new appointments across the company.

The new Sales Director position reinforces ITN Source’s ongoing commitment to become the world’s largest, most successful archive footage resource, and confirms its ambitions for continued growth and ongoing expansion in to new markets. David will be responsible for building, developing and managing ITN Source’s sales operation, overseeing the UK team from its London headquarters.

With a career spanning 18 years in media and new media advertising sales management, David’s joins ITN Source from AdLink Internet Media Ltd, Europe’s largest digital advertising network, where he was responsible for managing and developing the UK sales operation.

In the last month, ITN Source has also added seven new members of staff across the organisation, bolstering its German, French and Japanese sales offices, Product Development and Resources teams.

Sue Thexton, Managing Director, ITN Source said: “It is a truly exciting period of growth at ITN Source as we continue to expand our operations on a global scale. David brings to this new role a wealth of sales and management experience, and with a proven track record for driving new business and developing new markets, he will be a great asset to the team.”

David Bostock, Sales Director, ITN Source said: “I am delighted to be joining the ITN Source team at such an exciting stage of their development. The range, breadth and sheer size of the moving content they represent is unparalleled, and the opportunity to capitalise on this from a sales perspective is simply too good to miss.”

About ITN Source

ITN Source (formerly ITN Archive) is one of the world’s largest and most respected providers of moving image content, housing over 700,000 hours of footage across a diverse range of collections including historical footage, iconic images, music, entertainment programmes, natural history and film. With hours of material added everyday, ITN Source is the world’s fastest growing video archive business, containing defining moments and images captured over three centuries.

ITN Source represents the footage of ITN, Channel 4, Granada, British Pathé, Reuters, Fox News and Fox Movietone and other specialist collections. ITN Source recently signed a unique partnership deal with Google to supply video content to its innovative Video Store.

With headquarters in London, ITN Source has sales offices across the globe in New York, Los Angeles, Canada, Berlin, Paris, Johannesburg, Sydney and Tokyo.

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About ITN

ITN is one of the world’s leading news and multimedia content companies. It broadcasts network news programmes and creates, packages, aggregates and distributes other content to a wide range of customers around the globe. Tailored to its customers’ needs, ITN’s content is on every media channel from television to the internet to mobile phones.

For further information, please contact:

Lucy Puddefoot, PR Executive, ITN Source: Tel: +44 (0)207 430 4599