Seven West Media Hires Anthony De Ceglie As Senior Editor Of WA Newspapers

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Seven West Media (SWM) has announced the appointment of two-time Walkley Award winner Anthony De Ceglie as senior editor of West Australian Newspapers (WAN).

In his new role, which will start by mid-January, De Ceglie will be responsible for the editorial direction for WAN’s stable of news brands, including The West Australian, The Weekend West, The Sunday Times, thewest.com.au and perthnow.com.au, as well as WAN’s 19 regional publications.

De Ceglie joins SWM from News Corp, where he has been deputy editor of The Daily Telegraph, having joined the paper in March 2016. Prior to that, he was deputy editor of The Sunday Times and perthnow.com.au.

SWM’s chief executive for Western Australia, Maryna Fewster, said: “I am thrilled that Anthony is returning to WA as our editorial leader. His focus will be on producing great content for our readers across all platforms and delivering it to them as efficiently as possible.

“He will lead the transformation of our news floor, in particular the creation of a seven-day newsroom and the launch of digital subscriptions.”

SWM chairman Kerry Stokes, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Anthony to Seven.

“The experience he’s gained over the course of his career, here in WA, in New York and in Sydney, will prove invaluable as he takes full control over all our publications, driving content, technology and the newsroom culture.

“His task is simple: to lead our talented teams in creating the most compelling, agenda-setting, journalism across our world-class publications, helping inform the communities we serve.”

Commenting on his appointment, De Ceglie said: “I grew up reading The West Australian and The Sunday Times, and I look forward to continuing their tradition of investigative journalism, in-depth political coverage and first-rate sports news.

“Along with the regional newspapers, they are part of the very fabric of the WA community.”

News Corp Australasia executive chairman Michael Miller congratulated Anthony on his appointment.

“During his 12 years with News Corp Australia, Anthony has proven himself as an accomplished journalist and editorial leader,” Miller said.

“We wish him well as he returns home to Perth as senior editor of West Australian Newspapers.”

De Ceglie’s appointment follows the resignation of The West Australian editor Brett McCarthy last week.

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