Derl McCrudden is vice president and head of global news production at The Associated Press, overseeing the output and production of AP’s daily news report across all formats. McCrudden is responsible for modernizing AP’s global news production arm, with a focus on speed and the changing demands of a digital audience.
Previously he was deputy managing editor for visual and digital journalism, directing AP’s video, photo and digital output. McCrudden joined AP in 2010 and has held a variety of roles including head of international video. Prior to AP, he worked in broadcast news for 18 years at various organizations including ITN and Al Jazeera English.