ENEX Goes Far East

ShanghaiEye, part of the Shanghai Media Group (SMG) is joining ENEX in one of the most important expansions in recent years for the organisation. ENEX’s growth plan is now focusing on Asia with China the most significant strategic partner for ENEX in the region.  China’s economic and political influence is obvious and, of course, its population of 1.4 billion, makes it the most populous country in the world.
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ENEX News Cooperation Partners Are Sometimes In Unexpected Locations…

ENEX News cooperation partners are sometimes in unexpected locations: Take Unitel, Bolivia for example, which last week (April 26-27) hosted more than 80 attendees at a gathering of ENEX Latin American partners and ENEX’s sister organisation, the Allianza Informativa Latin Americana (AIL). Headquartered in Santa Cruz de La Sierra, Unitel is Bolivia’s leading commercial television channel and news service. Read more

Welcome back to Stod 2 Iceland

ENEX is welcoming back an Icelandic partner to the news alliance. Channel 2 (Stod 2) Iceland is part of Syn, the parent company of Vodafone Iceland, which operates several radio and television stations and one of Iceland’s main digital news sites, visir.is. Channel 2’s Editor in Chief, Thorir Gudmundsson, said, “Rejoining the ENEX partnership is part of an ambitous policy of strengthening our domestic and international news coverage. We are happy to be back.“ Read more

The Future Of Government Communication

The future of communication was discussed at the 6th edition of the International Government Communication Forum in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. The meeting came as huge questions are being asked about how governments communicate with their citizens and what responsibilities lie with the technology giants like Facebook and Google? ENEX was participating in the conference as a media partner. Read more

HRH the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg paid a special visit to ENEX

HRH the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg paid a special visit to ENEX Headquarters Wednesday 14 March. Luxembourg is the only ‘Grand Duchy’ in the world and Grand Duke Henri has ruled since 2000. The Grand Duchess, Maria Teresa is originally from Cuba and married into the Luxembourgish Royal Family in 1981. The delegation also included RTL ‘royalty’ as Liz Mohn and Brigitte Mohn accompanied the royals. The Mohn family are the owners of Bertlesmann media – one of the world’s largest media companies and ultimate owner of RTL. Read more

Indoors is one of few places it doesn’t rain in Bergen. ENEX members with TV2 rain hats

Big Audience For Bergen

TV2 News studio with robotic camera rail and advanced lighting scheme

ENEX keeps on growing’ was the key message to a record number (75) of journalists and coordinators from ENEX’s partners when they met in Bergen, Norway, February 22nd and 23rd.  The event was hosted by TV2 Norway which has just moved into a new media centre. The building hosts TV2 and many other media and technology companies.  It is a small city but Bergen has a big profile in media, being the venue for the Nordic Media Festival (May 2nd -4th) and the home of many innovative broadcast technology companies like Vizrt, Wolftech and Vimond.

New Partnerships

Recently ENEX has secured a new partner in Panama and hopes to welcome back an Icelandic partner in the near future. A trial cooperation has also started with the Shanghai Media Group as ENEX’s growth strategy moves towards Asia. ENEX’s Head of News, Mark Evans, told the audience that items named ‘Donald Trump’ topped the category list of most broadcast content. Other traditional ENEX favourites included weather stories, elections, attacks and shootings, protests and referendums.  Read more

ECO TV Panama joins ENEX

The ENEX partnership is growing again, this time with a new member joining from Panama. ECO TV is a 24-hour news channel offering opinion, analysis, interviews and is an exclusive channel of the main cable company in Panama, Cable Onda. ECO’s news journalists and presenters are highly experienced and its schedule includes many innovative formats. The channel is ENEX’s 14th partner from Latin America. Of course, famous for the canal, Panama is also a centre for trade, agriculture and tourism.

Soraya Castellano, ECO Senior Manager

Soraya Castellano, ECO Senior Manager

Soraya Castellano, ECO Senior Manager, said, “The incorporation of ECO to the ENEX gives us exclusive and differentiated content in an increasingly globalised and competitive world. Through this alliance, we now possess news content from Europe, Asia, and North America, which allows us to offer our audience relevant and immediate information.”

Adrian Wells, ENEX Managing Director, said, “ENEX is now very strong in Latin America. ECO is a great addition for us alongside other progress we are making in the Middle East and Asia.”

ENEX General Assembly Dubai 2017

For those of you who missed it, or those who want to be reminded, this is a summary (helped by some pictures and links) of our very successful annual General Assembly in Dubai.

CCTV Content Now On ENEX

Content from CCTV, China is now available through ENEX.  CCTV’s agency ‘CCTV+’ produces about 80 news items per day from China and from its extensive network of bureaux around the world. ENEX will select the most relevant videos every day, according to the news agenda. Many ENEX partners already have a simple signed agreement with CCTV to facilitate use of the material. Read more

Watch out for Wochit

ENEX content will now be available on the Wochit video creation platform, for those members who also are clients of Wochit.

A number of ENEX members such as TV2 Denmark, CBS, M6, RTL Germany and Caracol, Colombia are already using Wochit to create videos for social media applications. Read more