Reuters Names Foreign Affairs Editor

John Walcott joins the team.

Reuters has named John Walcott foreign affairs and national security editor. Walcott previously served as Bloomberg Media’s team leader for foreign affairs and national security.

Prior to his time at Bloomberg, Walcott served as Washington bureau chief for McClatchy and Knight Ridder, and foreign editor and national editor of U.S. News & World Report.

Walcott will be based in Reuters’ Washington bureau.