Kanu departs Reuters for The American Prospect

Reuters legal columnist Hassan Kanu has joined The American Prospect as a staff writer. He joined Reuters in 2020 to write a column about justice and equality under the law. Kanu previously was at Bloomberg BNA since June 2014. He has covered and analyzed court opinions and legal developments related to public employee issues for Daily Labor […]

Reuters reporter do Rosario departs for new opportunity

Reuters reporter Jorgelina do Rosario is leaving the news service for a new opportunity. She has been an emerging markets correspondent in London for the last two years. She joined from Bloomberg News in Buenos Aires, where she was an editor and reporter. Before that, she was an economics editor at Infobae, a news website in Argentina that […]

Reuters seeks a reporter in Poland

Reuters is seeking candidates who can speak fluent English and French to join its real-time news operation in Gdansk, Poland. The reporters will work in fast paced, international environment to produce headlines, write short stories about companies from one of Europe’s biggest economies, produce multimedia packages, translate international news for Reuters’ French-speaking audience, and become […]

El Dahan named Gulf bureau chief for Reuters

Maha El Dahan has been named Gulf bureau chief for Reuters. She will start her new position on April 1. She will still be overseeing energy coverage in the Middle East. EL Dahan reports on energy and commodities across the Middle East region. She has been working as a Reuters journalist for the past 15 years […]

Reuters journalist was killed in violation of international law

An Israeli tank killed Reuters reporter Issam Abdallah in Lebanon last year by firing two 120 mm rounds at a group of “clearly identifiable journalists” in violation of international law, reports David Gauthier-Villars, Laila Bassam and Tom Perry of Reuters. They write, “The investigation by the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), summarized in a report seen […]

Reuters parent has $8 billion to spend

Thomson Reuters has an $8 billion war chest to spend on acquisitions and investments in artificial intelligence, according to chief executive Steve Hasker in an interview with the Financial Times. Daniel Thomas and Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson of the FT report, “Hasker was clear, however: ‘Reuters is not for sale. Reuters is an integral part of our portfolio.’ “He […]

Reuters taps three for global race and justice team

Reuters race and justice editor Kat Stafford shared the following message with staff on Wednesday: Dear colleagues, I am thrilled to announce three appointments to the Global Race and Justice team. Together, the team will pursue new and ambitious projects with a view to producing agenda-setting coverage in the areas of race, identity and social […]

Reuters senior correspondent Pullella retiring after 40 years

Reuters senior correspondent Philip Pullella is retiring after more than 40 years at the news organization. He joined Reuters in October 1983. Most recently, he has been covering Italy and the Vatican and was the first U.S. reporter to interview a pope. Pullella covered the Vatican for United Press International before joining Reuters. He has […]

FT hires Lakshmi as Jakarta correspondent

The Financial Times has hired Anantha Lakshmi as its Jakarta correspondent. She previously was Reuters bureau chief of Malaysia and Brunei after moving to Kuala Lumpur as deputy bureau chief in 2016. Lakshmi distinguished herself in reporting on everything from the assassination of Kim Jong Nam to investigations of migrant deaths in detention and the […]

Insinna departs Reuters for Breaking Defense

Valerie Insinna will be rejoining Breaking Defense as senior reporter covering both Congress and the global business of defense. She will start March 4. Insinna comes back to Breaking Defense, where she previously covered military aviation and the Pentagon, after a year spent covering the commercial aviation sector for Reuters. She previously worked as the […]