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The Australian announces editorial appointments

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The Australian has announced major editorial appointments with Perry Williams becoming business editor, Cameron Stewart taking up the role of a chief international correspondent, and Graham Lloyd as associate editor.  Award-winning journalist Perry Williams has been appointed business editor. Williams will lead the nation’s best business reporters at the national masthead and across News Corp Australia’s metropolitan and regional outlets through the Australian Business Network. Williams shared his promotion on LinkedIn saying he is “delighted to be named business editor of The Australian. Been a great run covering energy and now excited to lead the best business team in the country.” Williams was most recently a business journalist at The Australian for nearly 5 years.  He has worked as a business reporter at The Evening Post, New Zealand for 3 years, in the UK for more than 5 years, and in the AFR for 7 years before joining Bloomberg LP as an Asia energy reporter.  Mu

Hose shares seat with Collignon to present nightly bulletins

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Seven Network has announced that Nick Hose will be presenting the nightly bulletins alongside newsreader Madelaine Collignon. Seven Network Director of News and Public Affairs, Craig McPherson said Hose’s appointment to lead presenter role will ensure audience receive quality news.  “We’re enormously proud of the contribution 7NEWS makes to the communities of regional Australia. We invest in news and we deliver it to massive parts of our country where other networks h­­­­­­ave chosen to walk away from,” McPherson said.  Director of 7NEWS Regional News, Paul Patrick welcomed Hose to the team saying Seven viewers will welcome the experienced journalist and presenter.  “7NEWS is the local news market leader across regional Australia and we are confident Nick will ensure our market leadership continues,” Patrick said. Hose said that he is glad to join Collignon behind the desk to deliver news to local audiences.  “There has never been a more exciting time to

Francis becomes travel reporter

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Chantelle Francis has been appointed as a Travel Reporter at news.com.au. Francis was most recently a news reporter at news.com.au for more than a year.  She has worked across various newspaper and television outlets as a reporter including news intern at Network 10, AAP and WIN Television, editorial assistant at The Weekly Times, Journalist at WIN Television.  Her stint at The Weekly Times as a syndication editor, social media coordinator for three years has seen her coordinate and getting the stories published across the wider NewsCorp network. Reach out to Francis with relevant pitches at chantelle.francis@news.com.au  

Rossi heads up 9Product Reviews

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Carina Rossi has been appointed to lead nine.com.au’s product review and affiliate shopping site, 9Product Reviews.  Under Rossi’s leadership, the team will write reviews across tech, kitchen, living, beauty, fashion, travel, health, fitness and parenting while also covering major sales events and shopping deals.  Rossi was most recently the style editor at 9Honey for more than 4 years. Rossi has also worked as a senior editor at PopSugar for 4 years and assumed various roles at Girlfriend magazine for 7 years.

New deputy editors at The Age

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The Age has appointed Orietta Guerrera and Mathew Dunckley as co-deputy editors. Guerrera takes up the new role from her position as the reader editor at the Nine’s metro mastheads for nearly three years. She shared her new role on LinkedIn saying The Age has been a part of her life for a long time and she is excited to take up the new role. “Am thrilled and honoured to accept the role of one of The Age's two new deputy editors, along with Mathew Dunckley. Thanks to new editor Patrick Elligett for the vote of confidence, and Aimie Rigas for being a fabulous boss in my most recent role as Reader Editor,” Guerrera said.  Mathew Dunckley has been appointed as a co-deputy editor alongside Orietta Guerrera.  “After few months acting in the role stoked to be offered a permanent post as one of two deputy editors at The Age together with Orietta Guerrera,” Dunckley said.  Guerrera has worked at the Age for 9 years in various editorial roles and for a decade as a federal pol

Glover to front 9News QLD weekend bulletin

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Nine network has announced that Mia Glover will be fronting the 9News Queensland weekend bulletin from this Saturday. Glover said it is a privilege to deliver Queenslanders the latest news, stories and be a weekend companion.  “I’m over the moon to be calling the 9News Queensland weekend desk my new home – a home that looks a lot more tidy without a three-year-old son running around,” Glover said.  Nine Queensland director of news, Amanda Paterson, said Glover will be a great addition to the Queensland lineup.  “Mia has been on the ground for some of the biggest local and international breaking stories throughout her career, and has demonstrated an incredible presence when presenting both local and national bulletins,” Paterson said. “I’m looking forward to Queenslanders continuing to turn to our bulletins for the stories they can trust.” Glover will also continue with her TODAY show commitments.  Glover has spent most of her career with the 9Network, join

Brown joins Seven Network in July

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The Seven Network has announced that Australia’s one of the famous television presenters, Chris Brown, will join the network in July from Network 10. Brown will join the network after co-hosting his final season of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here with Julia Morris in April. Seven West Media Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, James Warburton welcomed Chris Brown back to Seven after a long time.  “Chris is one of the most popular and recognised people on Australian TV, bringing warmth, intelligence and a great sense of humour to everything he does. We can’t wait to have him on board and to announce the great new content he will star in.” Chris Brown said he is excited to work on some new projects this year with Seven.  “I’m not entirely sure my old access pass works but once we get over that hurdle and I’m back from the jungle,” Brown said.  Brown started his television career on Seven’s Harry’s Practice two decades ago before going on to

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