Harriet Morris, a video producer who has extensive experience working in Russia, has been named by The Associated Press as its news director for Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Morris joined the AP as a video producer in London in 2006. Over the years, she worked in several positions as part of the global video operation and has expertise in video editing, social media reporting and coordinating live video operations. She is fluent in Russian, has a post-graduate degree in broadcast journalism from Cardiff University and a bachelor’s degree in Russian studies from Bristol University.
As news director, Harriet will be responsible for driving the news report in video, photos and text in Russia and the CIS.