Euronews opens a new permanent news desk in Washington headed by the German journalist Stefan Grobe, expert in American affairs, in partnership with ABC News.
Following the recent opening of news bureaux in Brussels, London, Doha, Cairo, Paris, Moscow and Kiev, Euronews will now open a permanent desk in Washington.
In partnership with ABC News, the US desk will produce exclusive content for Euronews, keeping abreast of events on the continent in the lead-up to elections of global importance. The new desk is part of the channel’s strategy to expand and boost its reach around the world.
ABC News correspondents, experts and anchors, including ABC News Global Affairs Anchor Christiane Amanpour, will provide regular analysis of US politics and others news events exclusively for Euronews in a series of interviews and two-ways.
In return, Euronews will provide ABC News exclusive current and breaking news on European affairs and coverage of upcoming European elections. Euronews will also make available to ABC News exclusive news footage from news events it is covering internationally.
Stefan Grobe, a top journalist and expert on US affairs has been appointed as permanent correspondent. He is based in Washington, at the ABC News premises, the leading American news channel.