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Reuters boosts legal news team

Amy Stevens (photo), executive editor, professional news, is appointed executive editor, legal, leading a growing team of editors, reporters and producers expanding legal news as a key Thomson Reuters priority.

Stevens, who trained as a lawyer, joined Reuters in 2010. She has launched and overseen the integration of Reuters news into Westlaw and social media platforms.


She has also expanded and deepened legal coverage for Reuters financial and media customers. Stevens reports to Simon Robinson, newly appointed global managing editor for news publishing.


Leela de Kretser, global editor, media and consumer, becomes global breaking news editor, focusing on major spot news events. She reports to Mark Bendeich, global managing editor for news gathering. ■