October 09, 2008 08:00 ET

ITN Source Appoints Nan Halperin to Lead Education Clip Library

Business Development Manager Will Drive Sales for Education Arm of ITN Source Business

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 9, 2008) - ITN Source, one of the world's leading providers of professional video content, today announced the appointment of Nan Halperin as Business Development Manager for the Education Clip Library (ECL). Ms. Halperin brings nearly 10 years of experience in education marketing, content sales and acquisition and will be responsible for driving growth opportunities for ECL. Launched in May, ECL is a worldwide educational video content service designed for education business users who benefit from incorporating video clips into their products, services and courses aimed at both the traditional and home learning markets.

ECL currently provides over 5,000 clips covering all core subjects for ages 3-19 for global educational publishers and broadcasters. Subjects include mathematics, world history, sciences, music, art, world geography, and language learning (French, German, Spanish and English), among others. The amount of content is expected to expand to 20,000 clips by 2009.

"Digital content has become integral in education material delivered to technology-savvy students today," said Nan Halperin. "I'm excited to join this expanding division and increase ITN Source's leadership and presence in the education market."

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Ms. Halperin will manage existing US education customer relationships and expand ECL's customer base by leveraging her extensive background in education media. Prior to joining ITN Source, Ms. Halperin held sales and marketing positions with CNN's Turner Learning (now CNN Education) and bigchalk, the Education Network. She also worked as an independent representative with and Slim Goodbody Productions with previous work at premier children's home video companies, including Children's Television Workshop and Hanna-Barbera.

"Nan's expertise will be a significant asset to ITN Source and specifically the education arm of our business," said Ian CheeWah, Vice President and Managing Director ITN Source, North American Operations. "Her past experience coupled with the innovative product that is ECL provides an exciting opportunity for a successful partnership."

About ITN Source

ITN Source is the world's leading provider of and the creative industries' first choice for professional video content, amassing the largest and most diverse compilation of moving image libraries, which includes a growing collection of HD material. With over one million hours of iconic film and inspiring stock footage, ITN Source works with such outlets as Reuters and FOX News and is the destination for video content from the last 24 hours back to 1896.

Also, ITN Source partners with Espresso Education to provide Education Clip Library, a unique digital service of video-rich teaching materials for educational publishers and broadcasters in the US.

Part of ITN, a leading global news and multimedia content company, ITN Source is headquartered in London with offices around the world in locations including New York, Berlin, Paris, Beijing, Sydney and Tokyo.

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