Much-admired editor Dobbyn leaving Reuters
by Chris Roush
Tim Dobbyn, a much-admired editor on the Washington desk of Reuters, is leaving the news agency.
He’s another journalist who has accepted the company’s buyout offer to leave.
Dobbyn is a member of the companies editing desk, working from Washington D.C., with a focus on regulatory stories such as banking rules, antitrust matters, drug approvals and communications policy.
He also once covered transportation matters, from TWA800 to the Firestone tire failures in 1997-2001
After training as an agricultural economist at Sydney University, Dobbyn found a job at Australian Associated Press in 1980 and never regreted entering journalism. He has been with Reuters since 1987 and in Washington since 1989.