David Schlesinger

David Schlesinger
  • Honorary Fellow, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Graduate, Oberlin College; Master's in Regional Studies, East Asia, Harvard University. Formerly with Reuters: 1987, Correspondent, Hong Kong; 1989-91, Bureau Chief, Taiwan; 1991-94, Bureau Chief, China; 1995, Editor, Greater China; 1995-2000, Financial Editor then Managing Editor, Americas; 2000-03, Executive Vice-President and Editor, Americas; 2003-07, Global Managing Editor; 2007-11, Editor-in-Chief, Reuters; 2011-12, Chairman, China, Thomson Reuters. From September 2012, Managing Director, D.A. Schlesinger: advisory services on global media and China government issues. Expertise: China, globalization, journalism.