Jane Barrett

Global Editor, Media News Strategy, Reuters, UK

Jane leads editorial innovation for Reuters, developing new business areas including AI, verification and events, as well as working closely with clients and others in the media industry to understand current and future trends, find new opportunities and meet customers’ changing needs. Her work includes improving digital storytelling formats, building new editorial capabilities for growth and tackling industry challenges from misinformation to talent.

Previously, Jane led the multimedia transformation of the Reuters newsroom to modernise the agency’s output for digital and social media. She has also been a news editor for both text and video and worked as a foreign correspondent in Italy, Spain and Latin America.

Jane is on the board of the World Editors’ Forum, part of WAN-IFRA, and serves as a trustee for two media-focused charities.