NEW YORK (AP) - The Associated Press has named Adam Schreck as its new Asia-Pacific news director.
Schreck is a veteran foreign correspondent and news leader who has covered conflict from Iraq to Afghanistan, and as well as international affairs and business news.
The appointment was announced Wednesday by Ian Phillips, AP's deputy managing editor and vice president for international news.
Based at AP's Asia-Pacific headquarters in Bangkok, Schreck will lead a team of video journalists, text reporters and photographers in a region spanning more than two dozen countries from India to China and across the South Pacific.
He will also oversee regional text and photo editing desks in Bangkok and Tokyo, and video coverage of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
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