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AFP to send 180 journalists to cover Olympics

French news agency aims to provide 1,000 videos in different languages

French news agency Agence French Presse has revealed its sending 180 journalists to the UK to cover the London Olympics in July.

The agency plans to send at least 12 teams of video reporters to the capital to cover the build-up to the Olympics from 2 July, with the aim of providing more than 1,000 videos in six languages.

The team includes 70 AFP photographers from 24 countries around the world, which are expected to provide up to 2,000 photos a day.

Read more at Press Gazette