Reuters hires McClellan as top news editor in Asia
Philip McClellan has been hired as the top news editor in Asia for Reuters.
He begins Monday and will be based in Singapore.
McClellan was previously the weekend editor for international coverage at The New York Times. He edited enterprise and breaking news and oversaw production of the Sunday and Monday newspapers.
He has also been deputy managing editor and chief editor for Asia for the International Herald Tribune, the global edition of The Times. This included production of the print editions of the IHT in Asia, as well as oversight of the NYT.com Global Edition website and IHT tablet and mobile applications during the Asian day.
McClellan was also a weekend editor on the foreign desk for the San Jose Mercury News.
He holds degrees from Lewis & Clark College and the University of Hong Kong.