Agencia EFE

Agencia EFE

Agencia EFE
Official website:efe.com

Agencia EFE is the first news agency in Spanish and the fourth in the world, with 80 years of experience that guarantee its impartiality, its strength, its credibility and its immediacy.

EFE is a multimedia information company with a worldwide network of journalists, where more than three thousand professionals of 60 nationalities work 24 hours a day from more than 180 cities in 120 countries. It has four main desks in Madrid, Bogotá, Cairo and Rio de Janeiro.

EFE distributes almost 3 million news items per year in different formats: text, photography, audio, video and multimedia, which reach every day more than two thousand media outlets in the world in Spanish, English and Arabic.

The agency has a photographic archive of 15 million images, of which 3 million photos are already in digital support and integrate the photo library, one of the largest collections of photojournalism in the world. Every day 1.500 new photos reach the graphic desks of Efe.

The text archive (EFE Data) constitutes the largest database of journalistic information, biographies and documents in Spanish. The EFE video library contains 15,000 videotapes that are being stored since 1989.

EFE, together with BBVA, have been sponsoring the Urgent Spanish Foundation (Fundéu) since February 2005, an institution that promotes the good use of Spanish in the media.