Reg Chua

Executive Editor for Editorial Operations, Data and Innovation, Thomson Reuters

A longtime newsroom manager with a career spanning a quarter-century and five countries, Reg Chua has worked in print, radio, television and real-time electronic media, with a broad range of experience, including in business journalism, general news, data and graphics, newspaper design, strategic planning, project management, and newsroom budgets and administration.

At Reuters, Reg is responsible for editorial operations, including budgets, safety, security and logistics, as well as liaising with the corporate technology and research and development teams to develop newsroom tools.  He also oversees graphics and works closely with the data journalism team.  He was previously Editor-in-Chief of the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong, and spent 16 years at The Wall Street Journal in Manila, Hanoi, Hong Kong and New York.

Reg has taught graduate- and undergraduate-level classes and short training courses on the business models of journalism, computer-assisted reporting, and numeracy at New York University, Hong Kong University, and Nanyang Technological University.  He also created and found funding for a fellowship to bring Asian journalists for a Masters’ in business and economic reporting at New York University.  He writes actively on changes in the industry and ways to rethink and restructure journalism and newsroom processes at Structure of News.

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