Jim Roberts joins Reuters

The New York Observer

Former New York Times Assistant Managing Editor Jim Roberts will become executive editor of Reuters Digital, Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke reports. Roberts took a buyout from the Times last month.



He'll "oversee the editorial work of Reuters.com and our global family of Reuters websites, our opinion team and our online video operation," Reuters Digital Editor Chrsytia Freeland wrote staff in an email obtained by Bloomgarden-Smoke.



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