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First female editor-in-chief of 'Reuters' in 170-year history

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female editor-in-chief of 'Reuters'
This is the first time in 170-year history that a woman is going to be editor-in-chief of Reuters.

In a report on Tuesday, April 13, the news agency said 47-year-old Italian Alessandra Galloni would be seen in the post.

She will replace the current editor-in-chief of Reuters Stephen J. Adler. Adler is retiring this month after leading the Reuters newsroom for nearly a decade. Under his leadership, Reuters received hundreds of awards.

Galloni , who grew up in Rome, is fluent in four languages. In addition to Reuters, she worked for the Wall Street Journal. She has extensive experience in business and politics reporting and news editing.

She will have to face many challenges after taking charge of Reuters. Some of these challenges are facing all media in the current reality; Apart from this, there is the responsibility of managing a wide and complex organizational structure.

Reuters is an international news organisation owned by Thomson Reuters. It employs around 2,500 journalists and 600 photojournalists in about 200 locations worldwide. Reuters is one of the largest news agencies in the world. The agency was established in London in 1851 by the German-born Paul Reuter

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