Li returns to Reuters to become tech and media editor

Press release

Thomson Reuters Announces Return of Industry-Leading Journalist Kenneth Li

Kenneth Li appointed Reuters Editor-in-Charge of Technology, Media and Telecoms

New York – August 24, 2010 – Thomson Reuters today announced the appointment of Kenneth Li to Editor-in-Charge of Technology, Media and Telecoms for Reuters.

In his new role, Kenneth will be charged with Reuters coverage of the technology, media and telecommunications industries in America, reporting on companies including Apple, Google, News Corp and Cisco. Kenneth will lead a team of a dozen reporters across America, and will be based in New York.

“Ken is an exceptional journalist with a deep knowledge and passion for technology and media,” said Tiffany Wu, Editor-in-Charge of Company News, Reuters. “We want to make sure readers get the richest, most insightful news and data in this space, and Ken’s recognized authority will help us deliver superior coverage.”

Previously, Kenneth was a media correspondent at the Financial Times for two years. Prior to the FT, Kenneth was Reuters Global Media correspondent, where he broke the news of Time Warner and Comcast’s takeover of Adelphia and correctly predicted Rupert Murdoch would continue to monetize WSJ.com after announcing he would make it a free site. Kenneth also co-founded Reuters popular business-sector blog “MediaFile,” which highlights the intersection of media and technology. Before joining Reuters, Kenneth worked at the New York Daily News, the Industry Standard and TheStreet.com.

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