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Josh Rucci Joins Bloomberg as Global Head of Content Sales

November 29, 2012

New York — Bloomberg today announced that Josh Rucci, former
senior executive at Getty Images, has joined Bloomberg Media
Group as global head of content sales. In the newly formed
position, Rucci is responsible for sales of news, photos, video
and other products to newspapers, magazines, broadcasters and
online publishers around the world. Bloomberg’s diverse content
includes business, finance, politics, technology, luxury and
other key verticals. Rucci is based in London and reports to
Susan Vobejda, general manager of Bloomberg Media Licensing and

“We are pleased to welcome Josh at this important time for
Bloomberg, as we continue to sign important new deals with
publishers and clients,” said Vobejda. “Josh’s expertise and
strong history in content sales make him an ideal fit as we
expand our media licensing and distribution deals globally.”

During Rucci’s time at Getty Images, he held senior sales and
business development positions, most recently overseeing the
management of photo, video and music distribution in key markets
to media clients globally. Prior to joining Getty Images, he
held sales and business development roles and ESPN and Reuters.

“Bloomberg’s strength as a global news organization allows us to
deliver fast, accurate, high-quality, market-moving news,” Rucci
said. “As the media industry continues to evolve, we’re
positioned to offer companies products and resources unmatched
in the global marketplace.”

Bloomberg has formed agreements with hundreds of global media
companies and institutions to license content including
Bloomberg News, Bloomberg View, Bloomberg Businessweek and
photos. In addition, Bloomberg has a new video product suite
with the highest production values, as well as select print data
products. The company’s tagging technology enables customers to
get customized content based on their needs. For example,
clients can get premium collections of news, interviews and
special event clips on specific topics (i.e. sustainability),
industries and geographies. Bloomberg also offers “top news”
across topics and regions in both text and video that cover the
leading stories of the day.

For more information on licensing Bloomberg content, please send
an email to or call +1 212-617-4300.

About Bloomberg Media Licensing and Distribution

Bloomberg Media Licensing and Distribution provides publishers,
media entities, institutions, and other organizations access to
Bloomberg’s trusted, global business and finance news, data,
photos and videos. The company has over 15,000 employees in 192
locations across 72 countries and delivers information quickly
and accurately through innovative technology. Distribution
capabilities include online, print and broadcast.

Contact for Bloomberg:

Lauren Meller, +1 212-617-8185,

Amanda Cowie, +1 212-617-1689,