Stella Dawson joined the Thomson Reuters Foundation in July 2012 to build coverage of corruption and governance , and to integrate it into our reporting on humanitarian issues. For 25 years, Dawson has reported on international economic policy and finance at Reuters from the United States and Europe, frequently appearing on radio and television. She won awards for her coverage of the European Central Bank in its early years under President Jean Claude Trichet and led Reuters global coverage of financial crisis as Economics and Markets Editor between 2007 and 2010. Dawson has reported on the dot.com crash, the Asia currency crisis , and Internet productivity boom.
Before joining Reuters, she worked in Virginia as a radio and television reporter and at a daily newspaper. When news is not breaking, she can be found cycling or climbing mountains.