The future of company news reporting


How is company news reporting evolving with the rapid changes in the media environment? Hear from editors at the heart of the business media how they approach the corporate agenda and their views on the way it might evolve.

This Roxhill breakfast event discussed with the panel how the media’s treatment of corporate news has evolved in recent times and identified the trends that are likely to play a role in the future. The panel looked at the factors impacting this change from technology’s impact on the media through to regulatory impact.

The Panel

Tom Braithwaite is the companies editor of the Financial Times, managing the FT’s business coverage. Based in London, he was previously a Lex columnist in San Francisco. Prior roles include US banking editor in New York and reporting positions in Washington, London and Paris.

Keith Weir is Breaking News Editor at Reuters News Agency. He leads a team from London who edit business news from Europe, Middle East and Africa. Previous roles include chief UK correspondent as well as corresponding from Italy, Ireland and Netherlands.

Christina Mills is Consulting Partner at Finsbury and former FTSE 20 Communications Director. She has more than 20 years’ experience in senior communications roles in high profile FTSE-20 companies, spanning FMCG, natural resources and financial services. Christina is seasoned in running global internal and external communications and reputation-building campaigns, working across multiple emerging and developed markets.

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