Alessandra Galloni would be the subsequent editor of Reuters Information, the corporate introduced on Monday.
Galloni will succeed Stephen Adler, who stated in January that he deliberate to step down in April.
Reuters performed what it known as an “in depth world search” and chosen Galloni, an eight-year veteran of Reuters who beforehand labored on the Wall Road Journal.
She is at the moment the worldwide managing editor, considered one of Adler’s high lieutenants. Adler stated in a tweet that he’s “thrilled to be passing the baton to a superb editor and an important colleague.”
Galloni will take over subsequent Monday.
“For 170 years, Reuters has set the usual for unbiased, trusted and world reporting,” she stated in a press release. “It’s an honor to steer a world-class newsroom filled with proficient, devoted and galvanizing journalists.”
Reuters Information is a well known wire service that gives monetary information in addition to a big selection of different protection. It’s a unit of Thomson Reuters Corp, a media conglomerate with different divisions that cater to attorneys, firms, and accountants.
Steve Hasker, the CEO of Thomson Reuters, stated in Monday’s announcement that “the world sorely wants unbiased, unbiased journalism,” and that “we take significantly the necessity to push boundaries for all of our prospects. Alessandra will do exactly that.”
A number of different outstanding information operations are additionally within the midst of management transitions, together with the Washington Publish, ABC Information, and the Los Angeles Instances.