Reuters reporter Borter joins national affairs team

Reuters reporter Gabriella Borter has joined its national affairs team and is based in Washington. Borter will be covering a mix of public health, politics and national breaking news. She previously was a general news reporter based in New York since September 2019. Borter interned for Reuters while a student at Yale University, where she majored in English.

Reuters is closing its office in Nottingham

Reuters is closing an office in Nottingham, England, that was used as a base for an editing hub five years after it opened, reports Ben Cooper of the Nottingham Post. Cooper writes, “The company has said that the roles of the staff currently employed at the office are not in jeopardy. “A Thomson Reuters spokesperson said: ‘Thomson Reuters always […]

Reuters names Jenkins a national affairs editor

Reuters has named Colleen Jenkins a national affairs editor. She will be focusing mainly on short- and long-term enterprise stories. She previously was deputy U.S. elections editor. Jenkins has been with Reuters since March 2011, first as a Southeast correspondent and then as editor in charge of the Southeast. She previously worked for the Tampa Bay Times as […]

Insider hires Joyner to cover VC/startups

Insider has hired April Joyner as a reporter to cover venture capital and startups. She will start later this month. Joyner is currently a markets correspondent at Reuters, where she focuses on U.S. stocks. She has written on occasion about the homebuilding and retail industries. Previously, she was a senior reporter at Inc. magazine, and she has […]

Ulmer named national affairs correspondent for Reuters

Alexandra Ulmer is now a national affairs correspondent for Reuters based in San Francisco. She most recently was based in India. Ulmer previously covered the opaque state oil company, often violent protests, and also frequently writes about health and social issues in Venezuela. She has also reported for Reuters in Argentina and Chile. Prior to that, she […]

Reuters parent to reshape corporate structure due to pandemic

Thomson Reuters Corp. reported higher sales and operating profits and said it would reshape its corporate structure for a post-pandemic world, closing offices, streamlining technology and relying more on artificial intelligence and machines, reported Kenneth Li and Nick Zieminski of Reuters. Li and Zieminski write, “The news and information group said it would invest $500 million to $600 […]

Reuters names Timmons its White House editor

Reuters on Wednesday announced the appointment of Heather Timmons as White House editor. In her new role, Timmons will lead the White House team in covering President Biden as he tries to tackle the pandemic, revive the economy, realign U.S. foreign policy and address the crisis of racial and economic inequality and climate change. Reuters’ […]

Cybersecurity reporter Stubbs departing Reuters

Jack Stubbs, the European cybersecurity reporter at Reuters, is leaving at the end of the week. Stubbs is becoming director of investigations at Graphika, which creates maps of social media landscapes and uses technology to analyze information flows online. “Wire journalists are the unsung heroes of the news industry,” wrote Stubbs on Twitter. “I believe […]

A quote from former CNN journalist Tymkiw

Catherine Tymkiw has years of business and financial journalism experience, starting out as a reporter covering the metals trading industry at Metal Bulletin and Reuters. She has also worked at CNN for 10 years, joining as a markets and homepage editor. She went on to hold numerous roles at the company, including markets and investing […]

J-Talks Live features former Guardian editor Rusbridger on his latest book

Alan Rusbridger, the former long-time editor of The Guardian will talk about his latest book, “News and How to Use It” at the Canadian Journalism Foundation’s J-Talks Live webcast. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, March 3 at 1 p.m. EST. In the book, he talks about the chaotic media landscape, examines the way journalism […]