New York—Thomson Reuters Corp.'s Reuters plans to introduce Reuters TV on YouTube today. The new channel will have 10 programs covering news, finance, politics and technology. The programming will also appear on Reuters.com.
“This deal with YouTube gives Reuters a way to showcase our collection of talented journalists and compelling video from around the world,” said Dan Colarusso, Reuters' global head of programming, in a statement.
Reuters said its programming will open with Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland interviewing Mikhail Prokhorov, the Russian billionaire challenging Vladimir Putin in the race to be the next president of Russia.
YouTube has said it is working with 100 partners to create original programming for its site.