Sudeep Reddy, world managing editor at Politico, despatched out the next on Wednesday morning:
I’m thrilled to announce that Steve Heuser, considered one of our newsroom’s most artistic and achieved editors, is taking up a brand new function on the middle of our ambitions: increasing the depth and breadth of our know-how protection world wide.
As POLITICO’s first world know-how editor, Steve shall be charged with reimagining the scope of our know-how report and constructing out new pathways for chronicling the battle for energy throughout the worldwide know-how panorama. Drawing on his data of coverage and rising know-how, Steve will run this arm of POLITICO’s journalistic progress – working with members of POLITICO’s tech groups on each continents to construct on the strengths of our glorious work and to nurture new tales with forward-looking and infrequently worldwide dimensions. He will even work strategically with the enterprise aspect and throughout the worldwide newsroom to construct new merchandise for POLITICO to dominate in one of many world’s best, high-potential areas in journalism.
Steve initially got here to Washington to develop and launch The Agenda, a definite publication that superior POLITICO’s method to coverage journalism. Beneath Steve’s management, The Agenda was identified for working throughout the newsroom to develop bold protection packages on key coverage areas, from power to healthcare to know-how. Famend for its distinctive visible model and for its spirit of each mental management and enjoyable, The Agenda gained each reporting and visible awards, convened nationwide thought leaders in Chatham Home Guidelines gatherings, and offered a high-profile platform for the work of quite a few coverage reporters.
Among the many massive packages Steve conceived and shepherded on rising know-how are a deep dive on 5G and global competitiveness, a sweeping package deal on the digital divide (which included a chunk on tribal lands that gained a SABEW award), a have a look at Washington’s method to cyberwar and a package deal on the Internet of Things scrambling regulation and politics.
This spring, in a preview of his new function, Steve was the architect of Digital Future Daily, a energetic new publication in regards to the subsequent wave of know-how that has already expanded the boundaries of how we cowl energy and rising industries – and a franchise we plan to proceed constructing within the coming years.
In his most up-to-date function as editor of POLITICO Journal, Steve has fostered and overseen the crew that produced lots of POLITICO’s highest-profile, highest-traffic tales of the previous a number of years. He has earned a repute throughout the newsroom for deep engagement with reporters, editors and the design crew, and likewise for bringing a various and high-octane array of outdoor voices into the POLITICO combine.
In his new function, Steve will work intently with Clea Benson, who at the moment oversees our tech leaders, and Bob King, who constructed the muse of our tech protection over a lot of the previous decade, to make sure we chart a course that cements our function in overlaying the corridors of tech energy from Silicon Valley to Washington. He will even construct deeper collaboration with Jamil Anderlini and our European coverage colleagues who’ve owned protection of the extraordinary battles over know-how in Brussels and throughout the continent.
Please be a part of me in welcoming Steve to the crew and congratulating him on his new function.