Reuters hires NYPost.com editor to oversee video ops
by Chris Roush
Pompeo writes, “At Reuters, which is in the midst of an ongoing consumer-facing push, Norton will be responsible for streamlining three separate offerings: A recently launched YouTube channel, a professional service called Reuters Insider, and a service that distributes video to media clients.
“‘I needed some connective tissue there, someone with an understanding of both business and the web,’ said Colarusso, who worked with Norton at finance website The Street. ‘He understands how to do business news for a consumer audience, and he has the breaking news sensibility of the Post.’
“Norton, who’s also worked at The Wall Street Journal and CNBC.com, appears to be leaving the Post on better terms than his soon-to-be boss. He gave notice sometime within the past few weeks and will receive a send-off from colleagues tomorrow evening, according to insiders.”
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