This Week's Media Movements
SBS chief executive officer and managing director Michael Ebeid has resigned and will be leaving the broadcaster in October. Michael has been with SBS for seven years, joining as a managing director.
Alison Cameron has been promoted to chief executive officer at Grant Broadcasters. She will take over Grant Cameron’s role, who will become the company’s non-executive chairman. Alison is currently the chief operating officer for Grant Broadcasters.
Stephen Quartermain is returning to TEN Eyewitness News First At Five in Melbourne as a sports presenter. He will work alongside news presenter Jennifer Keyte and weather presenter Mike Larkan. Stephen has over 30 years of experience in the industry, beginning his career as a cadet journalist at Leader Newspapers in 1980.
Jacqueline Lunn is now the editor of Jetstar magazine. The move comes after Medium Rare Content Agency successfully acquired the publishing and sales contract for Jetstar from Hardie Grant Media. Jacqueline was previously the editor of Qantas Travel Insider and QantasLink Spirit magazine. Prior to her current role, she has worked at Mamamia, Pacific Magazines and Fairfax Media.
Dana McCauley will join Fairfax Media’s Canberra bureau next week, starting as a federal politics reporter. She was previously a media writer at The Australian. Dana has also worked as a finance editor at news.com.au and a journalist at Leader Community Newspapers.
Letitia Rowlands is now the editor of Fairfax Media’s Essential Kids and Essential Babywebsites. She has been with Fairfax Media since 2013, working as a writer, news editor and deputy editor across the two websites. Prior to that, she was part of Australian Associated Press’ freelance bureau and spent 14 years at The Daily Telegraph before that.
Craig Thomson is now the deputy editor of the Daily Liberal, joining the paper from The Young Witness, where he worked as an editor for over a year.Craig was a senior journalist at the Glen Innes Examiner and before that, he worked at TOM magazine, Bay FM 100.3 and Irish Queenslander.