Jennifer Atkinson

Jen Atkinson spearheads the innovative strategy that brings PHR's voice and story to new audiences. She is PHR’s main contact for both domestic and international media, and works with reporters to publicize PHR’s work and the organization’s experts.

Before joining PHR, Jen Atkinson was the Multimedia Editor for North and South America for Thomson Reuters. She assumed that role after spending six years as TV Bureau Chief for Reuters video news in New York, during which time she ran all video news coverage for the tri-state area. Prior to that, Atkinson spent 10 years as an international Reuters producer based in London, Jerusalem, and Singapore, covering stories across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

Originally from South Africa, Atkinson holds a BPhil in Journalism, as well as a BA in Political Science from Stellenbosch University. She is fluent in Italian and Afrikaans and conversant in French.