After receiving lots of feedback to the journalist dynasty list in 2001, we've reworked and expanded the original journalistic couples list and, in a very sexist move, put it in alphabetical order using the male names where applicable.
After receiving lots of feedback to the journalist dynasty list in 2001, we’ve reworked and expanded the original journalistic couples list and, in a very sexist move, put it in alphabetical order using the male names where applicable. This is more than two years old so send through any corrections and updates to firstname.lastname@example.org.
AUSTRALIA’S JOURNALISTIC COUPLES
John Alexander, CEO of ACP, and Alice Pagliano, freelance photographer.
Col Allan, New York Post editor-in-chief and former Daily Telegraph editor in chief, and Sharon Bowditch, former Daily Telegraph TV critic.
Ken Anderson, freelancer, and Jacqui Lee Lewes, Daily Telegraph TV writer.
Kevin Andrusiak from The Kalgoorlie Miner and Katherine Fleming from The West Australian.
Justin Armsden and Andrea Tennant, both ex Channel Nine Gold Coast now with CNN in London.
Dennis Atkins, The Courier-Mail, and Melanie Christenson, ABC Canberra.
Alan Attwood, former Age columnist and occasional freelance, and Kerry O’Shea, Media and Communications Manager for law firm Maurice Blackburn Cashman.
Tony Barrass, Weekend Extra editor at The West Australian, and Danielle Bender, a journalist at The West Australian until a couple of years ago and is now often “on air” at ABC 720.
Paul Barry, former Media Watch host, and Lisa McGregor, ABC.
Marco Bass, head of ABC TV and radio news in Victoria, and Tracie Winch, ex ABC now Age contributor.
John Bean, Camera-operator at ABC Brisbane, and Pip Courtney, ABC Landline Brisbane.
Bruce Belsham, former Four Corners producer, and Jenny Brockie, Insight SBS TV presenter.
Bill Bennett, IT writer for Fin Review and The Oz, and Johanna Bennett, Catholic Weekly editor.
Graeme Bennett, ABC regional program director in Adelaide, and Eliza Kirsch, ABC Morning Show producer in Adelaide.
Michael Bodey, Daily Telegraph showbiz editor, and Michaela Boland, Australian correspondent for Variety, also regular AFR contributor.
Andrew Bolt, Herald Sun columnist, and Sally Morrell, former Herald Sun chief-of-staff.
Gareth Boreham, Channel Ten Melbourne, and Julia Baulderstone, ex Weekly Times.
Bruce Brammall, Herald Sun finance deputy editor, and Genevieve Brammall, Herald Sun major events editor.
Michael Brissenden, 7.30 Report‘s political reporter, and Tracey Sutherland, The Australian.
Matt Brown, ABC sports reporter, Melbourne, and Melissa Brown, ABC Radio News Melbourne.
David Burgess, executive producer AM, and Lynn Cossar, formerly with The Age.
Shane Burke, Herald Sun news editor, and Prani West, former ABC radio producer.
Tom Burton, editor in waiting at the SMH, and Anne Davies, Canberra columnist SMH.
Andrew Butcher, News Corp hack turned flak in New York and Sara James, reporter/presenter on The Today Show on NBC.
Martin Butler, Dateline and formerly Media Watch and Liz Jackson of the ABC’s Four Corners.
Andy Byrne, ACP, and Louisa Byrne, senior editor NW Magazine.
Rowan Callick, AFR Melbourne, and Jan McCallum, former BRW reporter now freelancing.
John Cameron, ABC National Editor, and a colleague at the ABC (althought we might have this completely wrong).
Michael Carey, former ABC Washington Correspondent, and Julie Carey, ex-SMH.
Mike Carlton, 2UE Breakfast host, and Morag Ramsay, producer with ABC Four Corners.
Shaun Carney, Age columnist, and Caroline Milburn, senior Age reporter and occasional news editor.
Ian Carroll and Geraldine Doogue, from the ABC.
Ken Casellas formerly The West Australian‘s cricket writer and Pam Casellas from The West Australian.
Jon Casimir, former editor of Metropolitan on the SMH, and Helen Greenwood, contributor to Metropolitan.
Barrie Cassidy, ABC TV Insiders host, and Heather Ewart, ABC TV.
Mathew Charles, Herald Sun finance reporter, and Alison Crosweller, The Australian reporter.
Bob Christenson, sub on SMH Travel, and Debra Cleveland, AFR.
Brett Clegg, former AFR, now said to be at Macquarie Bank, and Annabel Hepworth, reporter on the AFR.
Rod Clement, cartoonist with the Fin Review, and Sue Mitchell, reporter with the Fin Review.
Daniel Clery, former West political reporter now at DFAT, and Alison Carter, ABC Radio political reporter.
Peter Cochrane, senior arts writer SMH, and Miranda Harman, former SMH night editor.
Andrew Conway, freelance and sometime SMH travel correspondent and Sue Bennett, editor Food & Wine at The Daily Telegraph.
Scott Coomber, The Australian, and Justine Ferrari, reporter Sunday Telegraph.
Mark Corcoran, ABC Foreign Correspondent and Helen Vatsikopoulos of ABC Asia Pacific.
Andrew Cornell, AFR, and Sally Fisher, ex Oz, Hun and BRW.
Sean Cowan, The West Australian and Ainslie Chandler from The Albany Advertiser.
Tim Cox, ABC radio 7ZR/7NT mornings presenter, and Barbara Pongratz, ABC newsreader/journalist.
Ben Crane, former 60 Minutes soundo, now freelance and Liz Hayes 60 Minutes.
Nick Creech, Fin Review, and Deborah Jones, Executive Editor at The Australian.
Rob Cross, ABC Radio News, Sydney sports reporter and Maree Scoutas, ABC Radio News, Sydney.
Ben Curry, SBS cameraman Canberra, and Michelle Ainsworth, ex ABC Radio News Canberra, now Seven Network Canberra Bureau.
Darren Cutrupi, newsreader on Canberra 104.7 and Mix 106.3, and Renee Cutrupi, Canberra Times.
David Dale, SMH culture expert, and former Daily Tele and Bulletin journo Susan Williams (NOT the Sue Williams writing for the Sun-Herald).
Paul Daley and Lenore Taylor, in London with Fairfax.
John Davidson and Fiona Buffini, Fin Review.
Richard Davis, ABC radio political reporter in Canberra, and Eleanor Gregory, ABC News Canberra.
Mark Day, former Daily Mirror Sydney editor and now at The Australian and Wendy Day, mega publicist for Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe.
Jodie de Cesare, ABC News journalist, and Tony de Cesare, ABC cameraman in Tasmania.
Andrew Denton, host of ABC’s Enough Rope and Walkley award winning TV interviewer, and Jennifer Byrne, host
of ABC’s foreign correspondent and The Bulletin‘s new lunchalot.
Andrew Dodd, The Australian, and Heather Jervis who is with Radio Australia.
Brendan Donohue, Seven political reporter, and Caroline Wilson, Age chief football writer.
Michael Doyle, Four Corners deputy executive producer, and Sally Neighbour, Four Corners reporter.
Robert Drewe, writer and former journalist on a range of papers, and Candida Baker, former editor The Australian‘s Weekend Magazine.
Nick Duigan and Amanda Smith, both Southern Cross Tasmania journos.
Terry Durack and Jill Duplex, SMH restaurant critics now in London.
Greg Earl, Fin Review, and Deborah Cameron from The Sydney Morning Herald.
Roy Eccleston, and Carolyn Collins, The Australian.
Gus Edison, sub at the Fin Review, and Joan Edison, sub at The Daily Telegraph.
Neil Eliot, photographer for The Daily Telegraph, and Natalie O’Brien, The Australian‘s Investigations editor in Sydney.
Eric Ellis, ex-AFR foreign correspondent, now with Fortune in SE Asia and Sara Webb, ex-FT, ex-WSJ in Asia and now with Reuters.
David Fagan, Courier-Mail editor, and Madonna King, former deputy editor The Daily Telegraph.
Tony Falkner, the former SMH chief-sub and his wife, Jane Richards, one of two SMH deputy chief sub-editors.
Gavin Fang, former ABC Radio Perth and Bronwyn Peace, former West court reporter – both are now in Europe.
Andrew Fisher, ABC Tasmania news director, and Rachel Fisher, former political reporter.
Peter Fitzsimons, SMH, and Lisa Wilkinson, ex Cleo magazine now Channel 7.
Sean Flannery, radio journalist, and Julie Flannery, co-founder of Media Monitors.
Andrew Fraser, Canberra Times federal parliament bureau chief and Catriona Jackson, former, CT jounro and now ALP hack.
Damon Frith, ex Australian and now freelance in Perth, and Karen Peebles, ex AAP, Bloomberg and SmartNews.net.
Matthew Fynes-Clinton, editor of Today section of The Courier-Mail and Jane Fynes-Clinton, Courier-Mail columnist/feature writer.
Phil Gardner, editor Sunday Mail, and Tracey Linguey, former News Ltd Sunday Magazine editor.
Adam Gardini, Rugby League reporter at the Townsville Bulletin and Kate Jacka, sports journalist at Townsville Bulletin.
Mark Gardy, publisher, in-paper magazines, and Amanda Ruben, ex-Herald Sun reporter turned PR.
Peter Gearin, associate editor The Sun-Herald, and Beverley Hudec of The Manly Daily.
Stephen Gibbs, police reporter SMH, and Candy Sutton, columnist Sun-Herald.
Michael Gleeson, sports writer Herald Sun, and Michelle Edmonds, former Herald Sun reporter now CPR Communications & Public Relations.
Richard Gluyas, veteran business writer on The Australia, and Amanda Gome, BRW.
Stan Grant and Tracey Holmes, both formerly of Channel Seven now in Hong Kong where Stan is a CNN host.
Tony Grant-Taylor, Courier-Mail‘s senior business writer, and Tracey Lowis, ex Radio.
Ian Grayson, computer editor of The Australian, and Tracey Grayson, deputy biz ed The Australian.
Jonathan Green, illustrious Age gossip columnist, and Sally Heath, deputy editor of The Sunday Age.
Hall Greenland, Bulletin sub, and Fenella Souter, outgoing editor of Good Weekend.
Angus Grigg, and Lisa Murray, both journalists on the AFR.
Tim Grimwade, Bulletin sub, and Jane-Anne Lee, freelance writer.
Norm Groggan, ABC News Darwin, and Barbara McCarthy, ABC TV News Presenter Darwin.
Ian Gustafson, ABC Radio News Gold Coast, and Jessica VanVonderen, ABC Radio News Bundaberg.
Bruce Guthrie, editor of The Australian Magazine, and Jan Applegren, Text Media.
Robert Guy, markets report on Fin Review, and Jane Counsel, resources writer for the SMH.
David Gyngell, CEO of the Nine Network and Leila McKinnon, Nine News reporter in Sydney.
Jonathan Harley, former ABC foreign correspondent now Lateline, and Sarah McDonald, ex Triple J.
John Hartigan, News Ltd CEO, and Gerri Sutton, former Daily Telegraph TV reporter.
Adam Harvey, The Sunday Telegraph and Amanda Phelan, The Sunday Telegraph.
Adam Hawse, The Sunday Telegraph and Katrina Creer, The Sunday Telegraph.
Chris Henning, SMH page one editor, and Judith Whelan, a deputy editor of features.
Scott Henry, and Michelle Gunn, The Australian.
Alan Hill, letters editor of The Daily Telegraph, and Sharon Hill, editorial staff manager for Nationwide News.
Drew Hill, ABC Tasmania cameraman, and Bronwyn Clark, ABC News chief of staff in Tasmania.
Ken Hose, former Channel 7 presenter currently 4TAB announcer, and Pam Hose, former Head Publicity ABC TV now media advisor to Senator John Cherry.
Steve Howard, ousted Daily Telegraph editor, and Maryanne Bilkey, Who Weekly.
Alan Howe, editor Sunday Herald Sun, and Carmel Egan, Melbourne editor of The Australian.
Melissa Hoyer, Sunday Telegraph and Rob Humphris, freelance cameraman.
Simon Hoyle, former Fin Review Smart Money editor, and Jocelyn Eastway, BRW.
Richard Hubbard, Reuters, Singapore (ex SMH), and Karen Noack, CNN, Singapore (ex AAP).
Dave Hughes, Nova FM presenter, and Holly Ife, Herald Sun reporter.
John Hurst, Fin Review deputy editor, and Sue Angell, former Fin Review property editor.
Michael Hutak, former SMH journo now Bulletin art critic, and Jodi Thiessen, freelancer editor.
Phil Hudson, political reporter at The Age, and Lyndal Curtis, ABC radio news editor in Canberra.
Rob Humphris, Foxtel host and freelance cameraman, and Melissa Hoyer, columnist Daily/Sunday Telegraph.
Greg Hywood, former editor in chief of The Age, and Kate Legge, former feature writer The Australian.
James Jeffrey, The Australian and Annabel McGilvray, freelance writer.
Mike Jeffreys, sacked 2GB Drive host now on Canberra radio, and Kylie Johnson, former 2GB newsreader and now Labor spindoctor.
Ken Jeffries, former ABC reporter now Tasmanian Government communications director, and Julie Pellas, former ABC reporter.
Craig Johnstone, Courier-Mail editorial writer, and Shelley Lloyd, news reader, ABC Radio Brisbane.
Chris Johnston, journalist for The Age, and Penny Stephens, Age photographer.
Damon Johnston, Herald Sun chief of staff and Kim Wilson, former Herald Sun reporter and fashion journalist in New York.
Nick Johnston, Channel Nine news reporter in Melbourne, and Michelle Fonseca, ABC Melbourne journalist.
Roger Johnston, Weekend editor of the AFR, and Deirdre Macken, Fin columnist.
Tony Jones, ABC Lateline, and Sara Ferguson, ex SBS now Ch 9 Sunday.
Alan Kohler, Age columnist, ABC economics reporter and publisher of the Eureka Report, and Deborah Forster, columnist on The Sunday Age.
Jason Koutsoukis, works for the Fin Review and is based at the Federal Press Gallery, and Farah Farouque who has been a journalist for 10 years with the The Age.
Richard Laidlaw, former Courier-Mail editorialist now senior political adviser and chief of staff to Queensland Opposition Leader Mike Horan, and Lea Crombie, corporate communications manager, Brisbane Airport Corporation.
Brett Lane, West Australian business reporter, and Liz Tickner, West Australian political reporter.
Bernard Lagan, freelance journalist (ex-SMH) and Jane Nicholls, Editor, WHO Magazine.