Karishma Singh is general manager for Reuters based in Singapore. In her 16 years at Reuters, Karishma has also worked as a pictures and text editor and in a multimedia role where she was responsible for the rollout of collaborative newsplanning tools and procedures. She was the editor assigned to coordinate coverage across Asia during the early stages of the coronavirus outbreak.
In her current position, she works as part of the team charged with budget management, staff recruitment, journalist safety and newsroom innovation. Karishma was born in Hong Kong, grew up in Brunei and has lived in Singapore since university. She studied literature at the National University of Singapore and has a Master’s degree in international relations from the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies.