Reuters has announced that Alessandra Galloni will be the next editor-in-chief for Reuters.
Alessandra, previously global managing editor at Reuters, will take over from Steve Adler, who retires at the end of April after ten years as editor-in-chief.
Alessandra will oversee all editorial functions for Reuters newsroom and its 2500 journalists in 200 locations around the world. She will also become the first female editor-in-chief in Reuters 170-year history.
Alessandra is a transformative and inspirational leader with outstanding journalistic credentials, a truly global perspective and a compelling vision for the future of news. She is the recipient of the 2020 Minard Editor Award from the Gerald Loeb Foundation, as well as the winner of an Overseas Press Club Award and a UK Business Journalist of the Year Award.
In her role as global managing editor, she has driven innovation, speed and quality throughout our newsgathering operation. Previously, she spent 13 years at the Wall Street Journal before joining Reuters in 2013 as editor of the Southern Europe bureau.