About Deutsche Presse-Agentur
Deutsche Presse-Agentur is one of the world's leading independent news agencies. dpa provides editorial services to media, companies and organizations.
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The Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa) was founded in 1949 and is one of the world's leading independent news agencies. dpa supplies media, companies and organizations with editorial offerings. This includes texts, photos, videos, graphics, radio reports and other formats.
As an internationally active agency, dpa reports in seven languages. Around 1,000 journalists work from about 150 locations in Germany and abroad. dpa's shareholders are 174 German media companies. The dpa editorial team works according to the principles laid down in the dpa statute: independent of world views, business enterprises or governments.
The central editorial office, headed by Editor-in-Chief Sven Gösmann, is located in Berlin. The executive board around its chairman Peter Kropsch is based at the company's headquarters in Hamburg. The Chairman of the Supervisory Board is David Brandstätter (Main-Post GmbH, Würzburg).