Howard Goller has been named deputy editor for news on the Americas desk at Reuters. He joined Reuters in the Middle East where he wrote and edited competitive stories from the Israeli-Palestinian frontline. He later moved to London as deputy head, then served as head of the world desk responsible for political and general news in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He then moved to Washington as editor for U.S. political and general news. Most recently, Goller served as Washington editor for Reuters Professional News.