Reuters

Reuters (/ˈrɔɪtəz/ (listen)) is an international news organisation now owned by Thomson Reuters.[1] It employs around 2,500 journalists and 600 photojournalists in about 200 locations worldwide.[2][3] Reuters is one of the largest news agencies in the world.[4]

Reuters
TypeIndependent Business
IndustryNews agency
FoundedOctober 1851; 169 years ago (1851-10)
FounderPaul Julius Reuter
HeadquartersCity of London, London, England, United Kingdom
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Michael Friedenberg (President)
Alessandra Galloni
(Editor-in-Chief)
Gina Chua
(Executive editor)
ParentThomson Reuters
Websitereuters.com
Paul Reuter, the founder of Reuters (photographed by Nadar, c. 1865)

The agency was established in London in 1851 by the German-born Paul Reuter. It was acquired by the Thomson Corporation in 2008 and now makes up the media division of Thomson Reuters.