Astrid Zweynert

Astrid Zweynert is an award-winning journalist and social media specialist with more than 20 years experience. Astrid leads digital storytelling and social media for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of global information company Thomson Reuters. She is the deputy leader of a team of 40 journalists and 100 freelancers, covering humanitarian crises, human rights and social innovation.
Astrid has reported from over 20 countries, most recently on a one-year assignment as the Foundation’s Southeast Asia correspondent. She has played a key role in developing online content strategies and new markets for the Foundation and in previous roles for Reuters.