Chrystia Freeland

Editor • Thomson Reuters Digital
Last edited July 31, 2017

Below is Chrystina’s bio as a 2012 Board of Directors candidate:

Chrystia Freeland was appointed Editor of Thomson Reuters Digital in April 2011. In this role, Chrystia has editorial control of the company’s consumer online, mobile and digital properties including and its global suite of websites, as well as the flagship NewsPro mobile news applications. In 2010, Chrystia joined the company as Reuters Global Editor-at-Large.

Previously, Chrystia served as the US Managing Editor of the Financial Times where she led the editorial development of the paper’s US edition and of US news on During this time, the US print edition became the single largest edition of the newspaper. She also held positions within the company including, Editor of the FT’s Weekend edition, Editor of, UK News Editor, Moscow Bureau Chief and Eastern Europe Correspondent.

From 1999 to 2001, Chrystia served as Deputy Editor of The Globe and Mail, Canada’s national newspaper. She began her career working as a stringer in Ukraine, writing for the Financial Times, The Washington Post and The Economist.

Chrystia earned a bachelor’s in history and literature from Harvard University, and attended St. Antony’s College at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar