AFP taps Hussein as future of planet reporter

Sara Hussein, deputy bureau chief in the AFP’s Tokyo bureau, has been appointed its future of the planet reporter. She will be based in Bangkok. In her new role, Hussein will cover all things climate and science. She has been with the AFP for more than 13 years. Previously, she held the posts of editor […]

Chen joins Reuters as China correspondent

Laurie Chen has joined Reuters as a China correspondent, based in Beijing. She will cover politics and general news. Recently, Chen was a China and Mongolia correspondent at the AFP, where she worked for three years. Before that, she was a China reporter at the South China Morning Post. She worked on The Telegraph’s foreign […]

AFP names Chopra misinformation and disinformation correspondent

AFP has appointed Anuj Chopra as a misinformation and disinformation correspondent, based in Washington, D.C. Recently, he was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University in New York. Chopra worked for AFP from July 2011 to July 2021 in various roles, including editor for the Asia-Pacific news desk in Hong Kong, Kabul bureau chief and Riyadh […]

Merz rejoins the Telegraph as deputy foreign editor

The Telegraph has hired Theo Merz as deputy foreign editor, a role in which he will be working with the Telegraph World News in London, and with correspondents and freelancers all over the world. Merz joins from AFP, where he worked for over 6 years, most recently as a correspondent in Russia. Before that, he […]

Normand departs CBC for AFP

Geneviève Normand has left her post at CBC/Radio-Canada to join AFP’s Canada bureau as a journalist. Normand has been with the network for over 9 years, and has also served as a web editor and reporter nationale. She was also an editorial assistant, magazine MOI&cie at TVA Publications. She also served as a French copywriter […]