Topic: “Asia-Pacific”

Posted in Behind the News

‘Aggressive but delicate’ reporting produces gene-editing exclusive

, by Lauren Easton

In a memo to staff, Managing Editor Brian Carovillano recounted how AP gained a global exclusive on one of the most important and controversial claims in medical and science history:

Posted in Behind the News

Scrambling to secure video exclusives of traveling North Korean official

, by Lauren Easton

Ahead of an announcement by President Donald Trump that a top North Korean official would travel to the U.S. for talks about an upcoming summit between the two countries, a sharp-eyed AP journalist spotted Kim Yong Chol en route and set off a worldwide scramble.

Posted in Announcements

Coverage of Brazil and Rohingya earn AP staffers National Headliner Awards

, by Lauren Easton

Reporting on horrifying violence across Brazil and the plight of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar earned AP journalists top honors in the National Headliner Awards, announced today by the sponsoring Press Club of Atlantic City.

Posted in Announcements

New Asia-Pacific leadership team is named

, by Lauren Easton

Asia-Pacific News Director Ted Anthony announced Monday a new multiformat leadership team for the region, sending this memo to his staff: