November 16, 2015

Reuters names Sue Brooks global head of product for Reuters News Agency

NEW YORK – Today Reuters, the world’s largest international multimedia news provider, announced that Sue Brooks will be joining as the Global Head of Product for Reuters News Agency. Based in London, Ms. Brooks will be responsible for the full portfolio of Reuters News Agency products, including driving the organization’s product strategy and ongoing evolution of Reuters offerings. 

Ms. Brooks joins Reuters from the Associated Press, where she has worked for 14 years, most recently as director, international products and platforms. In this role she was responsible for AP's product portfolio outside the US and a driving force behind transformational initiatives to make video more accessible to digital and newspaper customers around the globe. Prior to AP, Sue held various editorial positions in newspapers, radio and TV newsrooms across the UK, including editing ITN's flagship News at 10. She has a Sulzberger fellowship from Columbia University.

“Sue is an accomplished media professional with a deep understanding of the business from every angle,” said Claudia Palmer, interim head of Reuters News Agency and Reuters chief financial officer. “We’re thrilled to have her join the team and apply her impressive expertise as we innovate with our customers to help them grow revenues within a rapidly-changing media market.”

"I have been lucky enough to have worked for some of the greatest news organizations in the world, and am thrilled now to be joining the greatest of them all at such an exciting and challenging time for the industry,” said Ms. Brooks. “I look forward to working with Reuters customers over the coming months to find out how we can meet their needs even better."

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