Alessandra Galloni would be the subsequent editor of Reuters News, the corporate introduced on Monday.
Galloni will succeed Stephen Adler, who mentioned in January that he deliberate to step down in April.
Reuters performed what it known as an “extensive global search” and chosen Galloni, an eight-year veteran of Reuters who beforehand labored on the Wall Street Journal.
She is presently the worldwide managing editor, one in every of Adler’s prime lieutenants. Adler mentioned in a tweet that he’s “thrilled to be passing the baton to a brilliant editor and a great colleague.”
Galloni will take over subsequent Monday.
“For 170 years, Reuters has set the standard for independent, trusted and global reporting,” she mentioned in a press release. “It is an honor to lead a world-class newsroom full of talented, dedicated and inspiring journalists.”
Reuters News is a widely known wire service that gives monetary information in addition to a wide selection of different protection. It is a unit of Thomson Reuters Corp, a media conglomerate with different divisions that cater to legal professionals, firms, and accountants.
Steve Hasker, the CEO of Thomson Reuters, mentioned in Monday’s announcement that “the world sorely needs independent, unbiased journalism,” and that “we take seriously the need to push boundaries for all of our customers. Alessandra will do just that.”
Several different distinguished information operations are additionally within the midst of management transitions, together with the Washington Post, ABC News, and the Los Angeles Times.