Clair goes for new beginnings

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Kieran Clair (from Twitter profile)Kieran Clair has finished up his duties as The Courier-Mail’s resident real-estate writer.

Clair said in a Tweet that he was stepping down to open a new business with a friend. He had been with NewsCorp Australia for ten months, writing about the property markets for The Courier-Mail as well as associated outlets. His experience in the real-estate scene comes from over 20 years of service as a certified valuer, as well as writing/editing for Australian Property Investor Magazine and realestate.com.au.

Michele Hele will take up Clair’s associated correspondence.

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Plummer bows out for freelance

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Jennene Plummer has amicably parted ways with Bauer Media to do freelance work.

Plummer stepped down this month after a 14-year run, during which she was director for the Bauer Food Studio, which carries content platforms such as OK!, Good Health, and Woman’s Day.

Plummer is highly-regarded in the Australian food scene, having written a number of cookbooks and shares her thoughts on various food aspects.

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NewsCorp introduces dining guide

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Foodies now have a chance to scope out the hottest dining destinations thanks to “delicious.”, a new online guide by News Corp Australia.

Available at delicious.com.au/eat-out, the national Eat Out Guide offers information on various dining establishments across Australia. The site will also inform users on the tastiest recipes and hot events, plus over 6,000 expert and user reviews compiled from the the Food Corp network. Chefs named in any reviews will also have the room to respond to reviewers.

Herald Sun food editor Dan Stock and food critic Anooska Tucker-Evans are included as part of Eat Out’s panel of critics. Kerrie McCallum is in charge of the guide.

“The new delicious. Eat Out vertical is modern and relatable with the best functionality and an unrivalled depth of content from the News Corp Australia network of food brands. The vertical will help our audience find the right place to eat out, whatever they’re craving. It’s another great w

Elle Australia editorial team named

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Elle Australia has taken the covers off its editorial lineup for 2018.

Justine Cullen is the editor-in-chief with Genevra Leek as her deputy editor. Morgan Zhang, who is an editorial co-ordinator, will be the contact person for the entire team.

The other members of the team include Carly Roberts (creative director), Rachel Wayman (fashion director), Amy Starr (beauty and lifestyle director), Janna O’Toole (beauty and fitness director), Laura Culbert (chief sub-editor), Elle McClure (features and culture editor), Michelle Jackson (art editor), Dannielle Cartisano (bookings and style editor), Claudia Jukic (market editor), Samantha Wong (fashion office coordinator).

Parry enters Future Women team

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Jessica Parry has signed up with Nine Network as the new associate editor of the subscription-based women’s entrepreneurship space Future Women.  

Parry joined on a contractual basis with an unspecified term of tenure. She recently finished seven years with Bauer Media Australia, where her last assignments were acting editor of Cosmopolitan and as the last editor of Myer Emporium magazine.

Keep in touch with Parry over LinkedIn.

MacKinnon leads Traveller

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Olivia MacKinnon has stepped up as the new editor-in-chief of Australian Traveller and International Traveller’s digital editions.

She joined after completing her stint at KIIS1065 as senior digital content producer and digital content manager for the Kylie and Jackie O Show.

Stay updated with MacKinnon over Twitter and LinkedIn.

Smith parts ways with Townsville Bulletin

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Lucy Smith has finished up as the Townsville Bulletin’s court reporter.

She made her departure known via a Tweet on 23 January 2018, but did not say where she will be next.

Smith had been with the paper since joining NewsCorp Australia in late 2016.

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Ellwand takes over Mortgage Professional Australia editorship

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Key Media’s Otiena Ellwand has stepped up to be Mortgage Professional Australia’s editor.

She took over the job this week after her predecessor, Sam Richardson, stepped down to return home to England. He had been with the publication for three years.

Ellwand comes over from an editorship at Key Media publication Australian Broker, where she started in March 2017.  

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