Reuters just announced the appointment of Keith McAllister to the newly created role of global editor, online. Formerly the CEO of Mochila, and prior to that, the EVP and managing editor for national newsgathering at CNN, McAllister will join Reuters multimedia management and consumer media management teams.

He’ll report to another former CNNer, Chris Cramer who is Reuters’ global editor, multimedia.

McAllister will be in charge of editorial and production oversight of all online operations for Reuters News, and will oversee the packaging, programming and publishing of editorial content for Reuters News Websites and retail customers.