Stephen J. Adler is President and Editor-in-Chief of Reuters where he is responsible for the team that produces and markets Reuters news and commentary worldwide. He joined Thomson Reuters in 2010 as Senior Vice President and Editorial Director of the company’s Professional Division. In this role, Adler built and directed news operations to deliver original journalism and relevant Reuters content to the millions of subscribers who rely on the company’s business units for information products and services. He was named Editor-in-Chief, Reuters News and Executive Vice President News, Thomson Reuters in 2011, where he directed the editorial operations and news strategy for the company. Adler was named President and Editor-in-Chief, Reuters in December 2012. Before joining Thomson Reuters, Adler was Editor-in-Chief of BusinessWeek, where, during his five-year tenure, the magazine and its website won more than 100 major journalism awards. Earlier, he spent sixteen years at The Wall Street Journal. As Investigative Editor there, Adler managed reporting teams that won three Pulitzer Prizes between 1995 and 1999. As Deputy Managing Editor, he oversaw the award-winning Wall Street Journal Online, created The Wall Street Journal Books imprint, and co-taught the ethics and standards course required of all news employees. Previously he was Editor of The American Lawyer. A graduate of Harvard College and the Harvard Law School, Adler is author of the book The Jury: Trial and Error in the American Courtroom, which won the Silver Gavel Award from the American Bar Association.
Executive summary: Stephen J. Adler is President and Editor-in-Chief of Reuters where he is responsible for the team that produces and markets Reuters news and commentary worldwide.
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