News Corp Journo Appointed To Editor-In-Chief of HuffPost Australia

News Corp Journo Appointed To Editor-In-Chief of HuffPost Australia
SHARE
THIS



The joint venture between The Huffington Post and Fairfax Media, HuffPost Australia, has appointed former News Corp journalist Tory Maguire as its editor-in-chief.

As HuffPost Australia’s editor-in-chief, Maguire will be responsible for leading the editorial operations of HuffPost Australia. Working closely with HuffPost Australia CEO, Chris Janz, Maguire will define the digital platform’s local identity and voice, while leveraging the leading global digital capabilities of The Huffington Post.

President and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, Arianna Huffington, said: “I am delighted to welcome Tory as editor-in-chief of HuffPost Australia. Tory is a first-rate journalist with deep digital roots and is truly passionate about utilizing new media tools to both tell the stories that matter and engage with readers in new and exciting ways. I am thrilled that she will be leading the team in establishing the HuffPost DNA in Australia.”

HuffPost Australia’s chief executive officer, Chris Janz, said: “Tory knows how to spark conversations. Her extensive experience and proven digital expertise in delivering highly-engaging journalism and video content makes her the ideal leader of HuffPost Australia’s local newsroom. Tory’s impressive passion and energy will drive the delivery of HuffPost Australia as an engaging and influential platform for Australians to voice their thoughts, opinions and commentary.”

Maguire has held editor and journalist positions with News Corp Australia for 15 years, including national opinion editor and editor of opinion and news website The Punch.

Maguire has been a commentator on TV programs including PM Live & Agenda (Sky News), The Drum (ABC), Sunrise (Seven Network), Today (Nine Network) and The Project (Network Ten).

Maguire takes up her role ahead of HuffPost Australia’s launch in the coming months.

HuffPost Australia is the process of recruiting for a range of editorial roles.

 

Please login with linkedin to comment

BMF carlsberg Emaling Interior

Latest News

QUT Business School Launches “Make it Real” Via BCM Group
  • Campaigns

QUT Business School Launches “Make it Real” Via BCM Group

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Business School has launched a new brand platform, developed by BCM Group, built to encourage prospective students to upskill, invest in themselves, and nurture their inner entrepreneur.

Making A Name For Your Brand In A New Market: Tips For Launching A Campaign Globally
  • Opinion

Making A Name For Your Brand In A New Market: Tips For Launching A Campaign Globally

Jacqueline Gonzales [featured image] is the Head of Global Marketing at Squarespace. In this piece, she shares her best pieces of advice for launching a campaign globally. It’s estimated that we see between 6,000 to 10,000 ads every single day. In today’s digital landscape we’re constantly bombarded by so many different brand messages from every […]

Opinion

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
Acast Announces New Podcast ‘The Elements’
  • Media

Acast Announces New Podcast ‘The Elements’

From the audio producer of The Teacher’s Pet comes The Elements, a new Acast Creator Network podcast hosted by Thredbo survivor Stuart Diver. The Elements is a  podcast that journeys into the heart of surviving a natural disaster and will be hosted and distributed by the creator-first podcast company Acast as part of the Acast Creator […]