Sydney Morning Herald taps Duffin to serve as crime reporter

Perry Duffin has taken over the role of crime reporter at The Sydney Morning Herald. Recently, he was a journalist at the Australian Associated Press, where he worked for more than five years. Duffin was also a journalist at Fairfax Media and interned at The Newcastle Herald, a local tabloid newspaper in Australia. Duffin graduated […]

Maxwell joins Australian Associated Press as senior journalist

The Australian Associated Press has hired Rudi Maxwell as a senior journalist on the Indigenous Affairs desk. Previously, Maxwell was at the Australian paper The Koori Mail, where she worked for more than 10 years as a journalist and editor. She was a sports reporter and sub editor at The Canberra Times. Connect with Maxwell […]

Nine’s newspapers and AAP sign half-yearly deal

An excerpt from Mumbrella reported reads: Nine Entertainment Co.’s newspapers have signed a six-month trial with The Australian Associated Press (AAP), two years after the media company opted to – along with co-majority shareholder News Corp – close the newswire service. Nine Publishing’s mastheads, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Australian Financial Review, Brisbane […]

AAP customers to pay same price for reduced service

Australian Associated Press customers are being asked to pay the same price for services although there is less frequent newswire content coverage and fewer staff. New chief executive Emma Cowdroy, will also need to secure contracts with former clients of AAP to boost funding for the organization. Negotiation of these new contracts will be vital […]

AAP to close operations after 85 years

National news agency, the Australian Associated Press announced Tuesday that it will shut down operations in late June. The move will vanquish 85 years in business due to a decline in subscribers and free distribution of news content on digital platforms. “The saddest day: AAP closes after 85 years of excellence in journalism. The AAP […]