Nine Entertainment has appointed Simon King as its new home editor of Nine.com.au.
King was a former journalist at The Australian and specialises in sport and news.
In a short statement to Nine staff, Nine’s head of lifestyle, Helen McCabe, said of King’s appointment: “Simon joins Nine from The Australian newspaper where he has held several senior roles including night editor, senior news and sports reporter, columnist and opinion writer.
“He has also won a number of prestigious awards including a Kennedy Award for online news breaking.
“Simon’s appointment is part of Nine’s exciting plans to continue evolving this business,” she said