Thomas Seymat is currently a residential fellow at the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism, where he works on a project focused on audience and immersive content. This fellowship is the continuation of years of experiences gathered in this emerging medium as the VR editor of Euronews where he led the implementation of an innovative immersive journalism workflow in the newsroom.
Between June 2016 and July 2018, he has orchestrated the production of over 125 360°/VR experiences. This project has received the backing of Google DNI funds. He has trained journalists and spoken at numerous conferences on immersive journalism throughout Europe, and is also an ambassador of the Journalism360 initiative.
Before, as a digital journalist he oversaw euronews' live-blogs operations, introduced data-visualization tools in the newsroom, and reported on European news. He holds a M.A. in journalism from Science Po Lyon and a joint Erasmus Mundus M.A. in Journalism from the University of Aarhus and Hamburg.