Reginald Chua

Deputy Editor-in-Chief
Thomson Reuters

Reginald Chua manages editorial operations, budgets, administration, safety, and security for a 2,500-person newsroom; oversees data journalism and graphics; and liaises with technology and R&D teams to build newsroom capabilities and tools at Reuters. He created the award-winning Connected China project and drove the development of its social media verification tool, Tracer. He was previously editor-in-chief of the South China Morning Post, based in Hong Kong. He also had a 16-year run with The Wall Street Journal where he developed the data journalism team in New York as deputy managing editor. He was also the longest-serving editor of the Journal’s Asian Edition. He speaks regularly at conferences on trends in journalism. He’s also heavily involved in non-profit news, sitting on a number of boards of such organisations.

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Data Journalism Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner

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All GEN Summit 2018 participants are invited but registration is required. For more information and registration, click here. Over the past seven years, the Global Editors Network has been organising the Data Journalism Awards competition to celebrate and reward outstanding work in the field of data-driven journalism worldwide. This year, the competition has received 630 projects from 58 […]