Lynch appointed EIC of Stuff digital

Keith Lynch has been named editor-in-chief of Stuff digital, moving up from his recent post of planned content editor. Lynch has been with Stuff for more than eight years, joining in March 2015 as chief news director. Since then, he has also held the posts of deputy editor and explainer editor. He also served as […]

New Zealand-based Stuff appoints Watkins to new editorial role

Stuff has tapped Tracy Watkins, based in Wellington, New Zealand, to serve as editor of The Post. Since May 2019, she has been editor of the Sunday Star-Times and Sunday News, a role which she will continue. Commenting on her new role, Watkins said: “As a proud Wellingtonian with a passion for politics, taking on […]

Jackson joins News Corp. Australia as reporter

News Corp. Australia has hired Blair Jackson as a reporter. Recently, Jackson was a reporter at Stuff, where he worked for more than three years. There, he  covered various beats, including courts, police, business and the environment. Jackson has a B.A. in journalism from Edith Cowan University in Australia. You can congratulate Jackson on Twitter.

Hooper joins News Corp. Australia as a news reporter

News Corp. Australia has hired Laura Hooper as a news reporter. Recently, she was a reporter and Stuff, where she produced breaking news stories. There, Hooper also covered politics, climate change and big businesses in New Zealand’s Southern most city. Hooper has a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a master’s degree […]

Stuff launches new podcast ‘Newsable’

The following excerpt was sent out from Stuff has launched Newsable, a flagship daily news podcast that’s a fast and fresh way to get up to speed on the day’s big stories. Chief Audio Officer Nadia Tolich says Newsable is a way for audiences to engage with the news and issues worth talking about in Aotearoa and around the […]

Stuff journalists to go on strike in New Zealand

Journalists at the New Zealand-based news website Stuff have rejected a contract offer from the publication’s parent company, Stuff Limited. The following excerpt was sent out: Stuff journalists who are members of the E tū union have rejected a pay offer from the company and voted to take industrial action. E tū organizer Michael Gilchrist […]

Stuff to reorganize regional newsrooms

Stuff is working with staff to build a local news model that sidesteps the obstacles regional publishers face. All journalists affected will continue to hold posts at the company. The new model will have a regional reporting team, including a group regional editor, news directors, reporters and visual journalists. Chief content officer Joanna Norris said: […]

WaPo welcomes back Fifield as Asia-Pacific editor

Anna Fifield will rejoin The Washington Post as Asia-Pacific editor. As per the Post: “She will lead a team that includes our correspondents responsible for China, Japan, the Koreas, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, and she will also work in close partnership with editors in Washington to drive other lines of China-related coverage. She […]