Reuters Names Multimedia Managing Editor

ReutersLogo.jpgThomson Reuters announced two moves atop the editorial staff for its Reuters division, with an eye toward multimedia.

Mark Thompson was named managing editor, multimedia. He had been managing editor, Europe, Middle East, and Africa. He will oversee Reuters TV, pictures, and graphics, reporting to global editor of multimedia Chris Cramer.

Brian Rhoads will assume Thompson’s former role as managing editor, Asia. Currently managing editor for the Americas, Rhoads will move from New York to Hong Kong, continuing to report to global managing editor Betty Wong.


Cramer said:

I am thrilled to ask Mark to partner with me to drive the next phase of our multimedia strategy. His management experience and journalistic integrity are coupled with a keen appreciation of our client and customer needs.

Wong added:

Brian will take his experience and talent running a complex editorial operation back to his old stomping grounds. News from the established and emerging markets in Asia is of keen interest to our readers and customers, and Brian will help keep Reuters’ competitive edge there.

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