European Parliament signs agreement with private TV outlets

Ahead of the European elections on 6-9 June, the European Parliament signed on Thursday a Memorandum of Understanding with ENEX – the European News Exchange.

ENEX represents 55 private TV outlets. The partnership will deepen the cooperation between the two sides to ensure broad coverage of the European elections.

With the Memorandum of Understanding, the European Parliament and ENEX seek to strengthen the collaboration between Parliament’s communication services and ENEX’s headquarters, to increase awareness and cooperation of each other’s services and to fosterdirect contacts.  

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World Government Summit Dubai: The Future of Business Journalism

ENEX has participated in the World Government Summit in Dubai where many Presidents, Prime Ministers and tech leaders attended. Adrian Wells, Managing Director of ENEX, was part of a roundtable discussion organised and chaired by WAM, the national news agency of the UAE. 

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Telma TV from North Macedonia joins ENEX

ENEX is pleased to announce a significant expansion of its membership through the Create and Exchange Project. Telma TV, headquartered in Skopje, North Macedonia initiated its trial membership in September 2023.

Telma stands as one of North Macedonia’s prominent national broadcasters, recognized for its impartial and critical approach within its news programming. Beyond the realm of politics, Telma covers a wide array of topics including economics, entertainment, culture, science, health, and sports, with a strong commitment to fact-checking and countering the impact of fake news.

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Young European Innovation Fund: Digital News Formats

We are looking for innovative digital video content formats to fund with up to €15,000 each to turn them into a reality.

These projects should create innovative and easily replicable digital video formats for young European audiences, addressing issues they care about, on platforms they use for news consumption. It could be TikTok, Snap, WhatsApp, YouTube shorts, X, Instagram, Discord, Reddit or anywhere you think that young people are and that high quality news information could be supplied in new, creative, accurate and interesting ways.

This project is part of a wider European Union grant awarded to ENEX to promote high-quality news information sharing in the EU.

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Celebrating 30 years of Enex

(Article by Oliver Fahlbusch / RTL Group) Enex celebrated 30 years of global collaboration during its latest General Assembly at RTL City in Luxembourg.

RTL City in Luxembourg – the birthplace of Enex – recently played host to a major event: Enex’s General Assembly. This year was particularly special as it marked Enex’s 30th anniversary, making it a significant milestone for the global news organisation. 89 delegates from across the globe attended the meeting to share knowledge and discuss a range of topics during the two-day event held on 12 and 13 October 2023. 

Adrian Wells, Enex’s Managing Director, set the stage for the General Assembly by reflecting on the company’s three-decade journey and the world events that have unfolded during that time. He emphasised Enex’s pride in its diverse membership and the importance of the network as the company’s key differentiator. Adrian’s introduction paved the way for Sonja Schwetje, Editor-in-Chief of NTV and Chair of the Enex Board, to begin with a powerful speech.  She highlighted the significance of press freedom, trust, and the diversity of opinions in the media industry.  

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Social Edits on the ENEX platform

As part of our ongoing commitment to innovation and enhancing the partner experience we would like to inform you that we launched a new format on September 1, 2023.


ENEX is introducing new social media friendly formats on our website and NEP distribution platform. The content uses punchy, memorable video clips in under a minute that will resonate with digital audiences. Each story comes in in horizontal, vertical, and square versions so that it is optimized for social and digital platforms including Insta, Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, YouTube and websites.

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“The Journal” welcomed as new ENEX member from Ireland

ENEX is delighted to announce the start of a trial membership with The Journal in Ireland. 

It marks the first time ENEX has welcomed a digital-only publisher into the membership group. 

TheJournal.ie operates from its headquarters in Dublin, Republic of Ireland, and covers national and international news across a range of digital platforms. 

We are excited to explore the possibilities of this collaboration, and we believe that the addition of TheJournal.ie to our membership group will further enhance the diversity and quality of news content available to our audience. 

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AI-Based Video Distribution Platform to Boost News Exchange Across Europe and Beyond

An Enex led consortium has won a Euros 1.6m grant from the European Union to develop a next generation video distribution platform for its European and global news partners.  The project, called “Create and Exchange”, will utilize AI technologies to allow the rapid translation and transcription of video to multiple EU languages and enhance live news feed distribution.

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ENEX-Led Consortium Secures €1.6M Grant to Develop Next-Gen Video Distribution Platform

We are delighted to announce that an ENEX led consortium has won a €1.6m grant from the European Union to develop a next-generation video distribution platform for its European and global news partners.

The link to official results is available here:
https://digital-strategy.ec.europa.eu/en/news/results-2022-call-european-media-platforms?pk_source=ec_newsroom&pk_medium=email&pk_campaign=Shaping%20Europe%27s%20Digital%20Future%20website%20updates

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ENEX Technical Committee Meeting at Red Bull Salzburg / Austria

ENEX Technical Committee brought together the technology leaders from global commercial TV stations in Salzburg, Austria on May 4th and 5th, 2023. Over 50 ENEX partners met at the Bulls Corner at the Red Bull Arena, home of FC Red Bull Salzburg coming from Mexico to Kurdistan.

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