Reuters parent considering selling stake in Times Square office

The Reuters parent is considering selling its 50 percent stake in the Times Square building that serves as the headquarters for the news service, reports Gillian Tan of Bloomberg News. Tan reports, “The company has tapped an adviser to solicit potential interest in buying Thomson Reuters’ stake in the property, which it co-owns alongside Rudin Management Co., […]

Reuters staffers to get mental health holiday next month

Steve Hasker, president and chief executive officer of Thomson Reuters, sent the following message out to all employees on Thursday: Colleagues, This year has tested all of us in innumerable ways. If there’s one thing 2020 has taught us, it’s the value of having the mind-space to deal with the unexpected. It’s important for individuals […]

Reuters taps Raymond as legal newsletter editor

Nate Raymond has been appointed legal newsletter editor at Reuters Legal and has also launched “The Daily Docket,” a daily newsletter covering courts and the legal industry with Reuters journalist Caitlin Tremblay. Previously, Raymond was serving as legal affairs correspondent at Thomson Reuters covering legal news in Massachusetts and health care and pharmaceutical litigation and […]

American Lawyer’s Thomas hired by Reuters

David Thomas, a reporter at American Lawyer, has been hired by Reuters to cover the business of law. At American Lawyer, Thomas has been covering the business of law, with an emphasis on national and global law firms. He had been at ALM Media for the past year. Before that, Thomas spent four years at […]

Reuters appoints bureau chiefs, editors in Asia

Reuters has appointed key editorial roles in bureaus across Asia on Monday: –Visuals journalist Angie Teo will lead our coverage from Indonesia, covering the world’s fourth most populous country and one that spans a distance wider than the continental United States. Teo joined Reuters in 2010 as a contractor, reporting on palm oil pricing in […]

Reuters Breakingviews marks 20th anniversary

Reuters Breakingviews, financial commentary brand of Reuters News is celebrating 20 years of agenda-setting insight. Launched on July 17, 2000, the brand provides unique, agenda-setting insight on the major financial news stories as they break globally each day. Below is an edited version of what editor Rob Cox said: “On July 17, 2000, Breakingviews published […]

Patnaik now editor on tech, media and telecom desk at Reuters

Subrat Patnaik is now an editor on the tech, media and telecom desk or Reuters. Patnaik has spent the last three years as a senior correspondent on the global news monitoring team, co-managing a team of about 20 reporters. He also spent a year as a sector specialist on the global news monitoring team. Patnaik joined […]

Reuters plans to put many articles behind a paywall

Reuters is planning on putting many of its articles behind a subscription paywall, the news service told employees, reports Tim Dotan of The INformation. Dotan reports, “Reuters would become one of the last free news services to adopt a subscription business model, a sign of how much the news industry has shifted away from relying on advertising. […]

Reuters seeks courts and justice columnist

Reuters is seeking an exceptional columnist to join its U.S. legal news team. In this role, you will be working as part of a team of expert legal journalists producing content for the online news platform of Thomson Reuters’ flagship legal product Westlaw. DUTIES: Research and write regular columns that drive the conversation in the […]

Financial Times names Platt U.S. markets editor

Eric Platt, U.S. mergers and acquisitions correspondent at the Financial Times, has taken over as U.S. markets editor at the organization. Platt will be working with U.S. capital markets reporter Joe Rennison, markets reporter covering U.S. rates, FX and Latam Colby Smith and U.S. capital markets correspondent Richard Henderson. He was also U.S. capital markets […]