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Sky News Australia announces internal promotions

By Neeraja Gopalakrishnan in Media News on
Sky News Australia has promoted Thomas O’Brien to the role of Deputy Head of News and Todd Nardi to Head of News Operations. O’Brien, who was formerly with The Sydney Morning Herald and having held roles such as Canberra bureau chief and Night Editor at Sky News, shared the professional update on LinkedIn. “Excited to begin a new role as Deputy Head of News at Sky News Australia. Thrilled to be working with a great team at Sky News, Fox Sports News and Sky News Weather.” Nardi, with over 15 years of experience in the Sky News newsroom, has previously been a broadcast journalist at NBN Television and served as a Digital Producer at Times Online in London.  

Aliyah Baynosa appointed Breakfast Producer at HIT Victoria

By Pragadish Kirubakaran in Media News on
Aliyah Baynosa has taken on the role of Producer for "Breakfast with Nick & Jules" on HIT Victoria.  Baynosa shared the career update on LinkedIn: “I’m happy to share that I have started a new position as Producer – HIT Breakfast Nick & Jules at Southern Cross Austereo,” she said. She has been an Agency Sales Coordinator and Casual Producer with the same firm for the last four years. For pitches or interview requests related to the show, Baynosa can be reached at Aliyah.Baynosa@sca.com.au  

InStyle Magazine elevates Cassidy Loane to Head of Strategy

By Pragadish Kirubakaran in Media News on
Cassidy Loane has been promoted to Head of Strategy at InStyle Magazine. Loane previously served as the Managing Editor and beauty Director there.  She remains the primary contact for beauty-related pitches in the organisation. Loane can be reached at cassidy@instyleaustralia.com.au

Karryon unveils editorial pivot

By Neeraja Gopalakrishnan in Media News on
Karryon has announced a major editorial shake-up, focusing on the next phase of travel storytelling, which Matt Leedham, the founder, will lead as Head of Storytelling.  Katrina Holden joins the team as Editorial Director of Luxury, concentrating on luxury content expansion. She will collaborate with current Karryon Editor Mark Harada and Features Editor Gaya Avery. Leedham said Karryon had been a part of the evolution of the travel industry for over a decade.  “We’re further embedding ourselves in the fabric of the travel community, fostering connections, and sharing the stories that matter,” Leedham said. Harada will spearhead the new and existing digital media channels, while Holden will introduce Adventures of the Mind, a new consumer title & brand incorporating luxury, well-being and sustainability. Holden has previously held various editorial roles, including Editor of Australia's Luxury Travel magazine and Vacations & Travel magazine. She was also a contract

New addition to The Conversation’s editorial team

By Pragadish Kirubakaran in Media News on
Erin Cooper-Douglas will start as Deputy Editor for Politics & Society at The Conversation. It marks her departure from ABC, where she worked with various bureaus for over six years. The Conversation is a network of not-for-profit media outlets publishing news stories and research reports online. The website collaborates with academics and journalists to produce evidence-based articles, which are available for free republishing. Cooper-Douglas begins on Monday, October 2. For republishing inquiries, contact susan.hornbeck@theconversation.edu.au.  

Horacio Silva takes the helm at Robb Report Australia

By Pragadish Kirubakaran in Media News on
Horacio Silva has been appointed Editor in Chief of Robb Report Australia & New Zealand. Silva recently returned to Sydney after 25 years in New York, where he held editorial positions at T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Departures, and Centurion magazines. His first issue will be published in December 2023. A new Digital Editor for the publication will also be appointed soon. Robb Report Australia & New Zealand operates under a license from Penske Media Corp and is produced by Sydney-based Kanebridge Media. Silva can be reached at Horacio@robbreport.com.au for pitches related to lifestyle, property and finance news focusing on the Australian marketplace.  

TheBrag.Com gets a makeover

By Pragadish Kirubakaran in Media News on
The Brag Media has introduced a revamped website, TheBrag.Com. The updated platform will act as a central hub for all its leading content. The platform which has evolved into an online destination, aggregates articles from media brands like Rolling Stone AU/NZ, Variety Australia, HypeBeast, Tone Deaf, and The Music Network. The website features content in youth culture, music, entertainment, and gaming, curated by The Brag Media's journalism team. The site was formerly a street press publication. The Brag Media team can be reached for comments or pitches via Editor-in-Chief Poppy Reid (Rolling Stone, Variety, The Brag Media) and Online Music Editor Conor Lochrie at conor.lochrie@thebrag.media.  

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