The Age editor steps downBy Neeraja Gopalakrishnan in Media News on Thursday, 01st December 2022 at 9:03pm
The Age’s editor Gay Alcorn has decided to step down from her role after two years at the helm, to spend time taking care of her unwell husband.
An internal and external recruitment process will be conducted and acting editor Michael Bachelard will lead the masthead until her replacement is found.
Executive editor Tory Maguire said it was a sad outcome for Alcorn who led the masthead through the pandemic and prolonged lockdowns and said that she will return to a senior position when she is able to do so.
“Gay has led The Age through two incredibly challenging and exhilarating years covering the story of a lifetime, and she has done so with energy, passion, ambition and intellectual prowess,” Maguire said.
“Under her editorship, The Age returned to the centre of Melbourne...
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