Doctor joins B&T reporting team

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Daisy DoctorDaisy Doctor has started a new reporter job at B&T magazine.

Doctor came over from Travel Weekly, where she recently finished up six months as online editor.

“I’m so excited to begin working, reporting on and being a part of the mediascape in Australia. Working under the leadership of editor John Bastick and news editor Huntley Mitchell, I can’t wait to begin shaking up this ever-changing space,” said Doctor, who can be found over LinkedIn.

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Maguire to edit SMH and The Age

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Fairfax Media’s Tory Maguire has become the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age’s new national editor.

Maguire landed the assignment following the end of HuffPost Australia’s partnership with Fairfax Media late last year. She was the HuffPost’s editor-in-chief for two years.

Her remit now covers federal politics, business and international coverage for the above papers. She is slated to begin on April 16, 2018, and will report to Australian Metro Publishing group executive editor James Chessell.

“Tory is an outstanding journalist with around two decades’ experience editing and reporting news and federal politics. She is a proven leader in digital publishing with an excellent track record of leading newsrooms and producing engaging journalism. Our newsrooms will benefit greatly from Tory’s expertise,” said Chessell.

Follow Maguire on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Stensholt off to The Oz

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John Stensholt is coming to The Australian as a new staff member, wrapping up nearly 20 years with Fairfax Media.

He confirmed his impending exit in a Tweet earlier this month. The Australian confirmed that Stensholt will be assigned  to a project currently codenamed “The Stensholt Index”.

He is best known in Fairfax Media for reporting for the Australian Financial Review and editing the paper’s Rich List.

You can follow Stensholt on Twitter.

Healey to host ABC North West WA breakfast

By Craig Daveson in Media News on
2SER breakfast host Nic Healey completed his final show this morning, as he prepares to move to Karratha next month for a new gig — some 5,000km away — hosting the ABC North West WA breakfast show.
 
Speaking to Influencing, Healey said that working at 2SER full-time for the past 22-months has been a “shock to the system,” especially after two decades specialising in print and online media.
 
“It’s got a huge footprint in Sydney and a remarkable history, but there’s an energy to it because of its volunteer base that is just going to be really hard to replicate anywhere,” said Healey.
 
“You fall in love with it, it’s a remarkable station.”
 
After years of volunteering, Healey joined the station full-time in 2016 and quickly found himself in the deep-end due to the NSW state election, with some of his first segments involving speaking to some of the more fringe parties in the running.

Shine comes back to ABC News

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Tyson Shine is working once more at ABC.

The network stated that Shine is a supervising producer with the Sydney bureau. He signed on recently after returning from Qatar, where he had spent the past year as correspondent at Al-Jazeera English. He left ABC in 2015 to start with Al-Jazeera in London.

Follow Shine’s updates on his Twitter handle @theshineline and on LinkedIn.

Ziffer takes on TV business beat

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Daniel Ziffer (pictured, left) has started TV reporting duties for ABC Melbourne.

Ziffer recently stood down from six years of being a senior producer at 774 ABC Radio’s Mornings with Jon Faine, turning the job over to Katrina Palmer. He will now tackle the Melbourne business community and also report on national news for ABC’s The Business and the 7PM news show.

Stay tuned to his accounts on Twitter and LinkedIn for the latest updates

Bauer Media reveals Audience Development squad

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Bauer Media’s digital content for the women’s lifestyle and fashion front are set for increased direction with the announcement of a new audience development team.

The company stated that Annabel Hodges will helm the team as Audience Development Director, with her remit focusing on boosting the company's digital growth strategy. New senior social media editor Jennifer Kang, who is tasked with handling social media campaigns and content, will report to her.

Nikki Chowdhury will be the team co-ordinator, reporting to both Kang and Hodges.

Monica De Luna will manage email/newsletter marketing strategy as audience development manager.

Faruqi signs off from Junkee

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Osman Faruqi has finished up as Junkee Media’s news and political editor.

Faruqi tweeted about stepping down last week. However, after working at Junkee for the past two years, he has yet to reveal his plans for the foreseeable future.

Follow Faruqi on Twitter.

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