Here is Crikey’s list of journalists who have made it into management positions. However, we first produced this five years ago so please send any additions or corrections to lists @

John Alexander: Australian Business reporter, SMH editor, ACP CEO, PBL CEO
Chris Anderson: SMH editor, Fairfax CEO, Optus CEO, PBL director
Eric Beecher: SMH editor, Melbourne Herald editor, Text Media CEO, Private Media (The Reader)
Fred Brenchley: AFR, Fairfax management, The Australian, AFR, The Bulletin
John Byrne: Melb Sun, various mining cos
Ian Carroll: ABC, ABC datacasting chief
Peter Cavanagh: ABC political correspodent, CEO Capital Television, head of SBS, CEO Radio New Zealand
Phil Chubb: ABC, own company
Malcolm Colless: News Ltd journalist, News Ltd manager
Michael Costello: somewhere, DFAT chief, ASX deputy CEO, Beazley COS, columnist
Ian Cross: ABC, Lonely Planet TV
Garry Davey: Adelaide Advertiser, STAR TV CEO, somewhere
Geoff Dixon: Wagga Daily Advertiser, Ansett, Qantas CEO
Bruce Dover: Melbourne Herald, News Interactive, CNN, own company
Ian Forsyth: ABC, TAC, Norwich Union retail chief, somewhere
Josh Frith: The Australian, internet company
Ian Frykberg: Nine, BSkyB, Super League, own business
Margaret Gee: The Age, own publishing guides
Michael Gill: The Age, AFR reporter, Fairfax Business Publications CEO
Hugh Girner: BRW, InvestorWeb director, somewhere
Robert Gottliebsen: AFR, Chairman BRW Media, The Australian
Steve Harris: The Age, Herald Sun editor in chief, Age CEO, Melbourne Football Club CEO
John Hartigan: Daily Telegraph, News Ltd CEO
David Hickie: SMH, own company
Les Hinton: Adelaide Advertiser, News International CEO
Michael Hoy: somewhere, deputy CEO Fairfax, boards
Greg Hywood: AFR, SMH editor, The Age CEO, Age columnist
Heather Killen: AFR, Yahoo
David Koch: Various, Money Management, Palamedia, Sunrise
Peter Maher: BRW, mining company boards
Mark Maley: Four Corners, Investorweb, SBS
Roy Miller: Sunday Telegraph editor, Gold Coast Bulletin CEO
Tom Mockeridge: SMH economics writer, Keating adviser, Foxtel CEO, Sky Italia CEO
Chris Pash: AAP correspondent, AAP Bureau Chief, AAP editor-in-chief, AAP manager, Asia Pulse CEO, Relate Media CEO, Factiva Regional Director
Mark Ryan: Melb Sun, Cain adviser, Keating adviser, Westfield Marketing
Michael Schildberger: ABC, Business Essentials, Infosentials (failed), Business Essentials
Stuart Simson: The Age, BRW CEO, Age CEO, Simson Media, emitch
Chris Skase: The Sun, AFR, Qintex, Majorca, dead
Max Suich: National Times, Independent Monthly, Optus, somewhere
Greg Taylor: Age reporter, Age CEO
David Walker: The Age, echoice Content director
Max Walsh: AFR, Broadcom, Ten board, SMH, Bulletin
Michael Wilkinson: Melb Herald, publishing
Peter Wylie: Daily Mirror, GM Adelaide Advertiser, CEO INL, CEO Mirror Newspapers

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