Tasmanian newspaper The Examiner appoints Simon Tennant as editorBy Briana Healey in Media News on Monday, 19th October 2015 at 10:15am
Tasmanian newspaper The Examiner has appointed Simon Tennant as its new editor, following nearly three decades of service at the masthead.
His predecessor Mark Baker, who came into the editorship in 2014, has been promoted to the role of group managing editor of Fairfax Media's Tasmanian publications, The Examiner and The Advocate.
Tennant has worked in a multitude of roles at The Examiner since he first joined in 1986, with stints as the paper’s court reporter and police reporter, football writer, photographer and sub-editor.
Prior to his recent appointment, Tennant has held the full-time role of digital editor since 2010. Zona Black has been named as his replacement.
Based in Launceston, the newspaper publishes stories on the local news agenda, a...
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