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World Risk and Insurance News and ACORD Strike Deal to Broaden Online Video News Coverage of the Insurance Industry and ACORD will produce and exchange online video content and co-produce special media events.

Through these videos, ACORD and can bring different segments of our industry closer together and help raise awareness across the board.

    NEW YORK, NY, July 30, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- World Risk and Insurance News, Inc. ( announced an agreement with ACORD, the global insurance data standards organization, whereby both organizations will produce and exchange online video based news, information and educational content.

Beginning in August of 2014, will provide ACORD with a weekly wrap-up of programs produced for its online video news and information network. ACORD will syndicate the Week in Review through its network of online subscribers.

ACORD will produce a monthly report called "Tech Talk" for distribution on the network. ACORD's Tech Talk will provide highlights of recent developments in technologies related to the risk and insurance industry.

In addition to regular programming, and ACORD plan to collaborate on special reports produced at ACORD's video studio in Pearl River, New York, and elsewhere, including interviews with thought leaders and industry event coverage.

"Our collaboration with opens up very exciting possibilities," said Mark Westin, ACORD Communications and Interactive Media Manager. "Through these videos, ACORD and can bring different segments of our industry closer together and help raise awareness across the board."

"We are proud to partner with ACORD on development of video programming that will enhance communication and awareness within the risk and insurance community," said President and Chief Operating Officer John P. Greene. "ACORD's standing in the industry and commitment to information-sharing make them an exemplary authority on the topic of technology."

About ACORD:

ACORD (Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development) is a global nonprofit association founded in 1970 that facilitates the development and implementation of data standards and standardized forms for the insurance industry and related industries. ACORD also presents events, videos, research papers and analysis that offer insights into current industry technology and business topics. ACORD members include hundreds of insurance and reinsurance companies, agents and brokers, software providers, and associations worldwide.

About World Risk and Insurance News, Inc.:

World Risk and Insurance News ( is the online video news and information network for the global insurance community. works closely with news outlets, research firms, industry analysts, trade associations and subject matter experts around the globe to deliver relevant and valuable insights and special programs. connects insurance professionals around the world through its focused content available at the website.

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