How Reuters uses drones to bring you real-world news in real-time

At this point, it seems that almost all organizations use aerial photos and videos in their reporting. This story is about how Reuters, one of the world's leading news agencies uses drones to bring you real-world news in real-time and to go where journalists simply can't.

How Reuters uses drones to bring you real-world news in real-time

For instance, when in Beirut a warehouse full of ammonium nitrate exploded in August, Reuters used drones to show the full extent of the damage and devastation caused by the blast.

“As the leading global news agency for visual content, Reuters has been at the forefront of drone use in newsgathering, delivering customers compelling video and pictures to tell stories in unprecedented ways.”

Other examples in which Reuters turned to drones to capture the news are:

Drones have become an important and integral part of news gathering and reporting and provide unique aerial perspectives that often would not be possible to achieve any other way.

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Haye Kesteloo
Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ or @hayekesteloo.

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