Please send any corrections to [email protected] and remember that many of these lists haven’t been properly updated for several years so help us keep it up to date. Australia’s many media dynasties
Call it nepotism or dynasties, there are plenty of relatives from different generations working in the media game and we now have a huge list to demonstrate how this works.

Hundreds of journalistic couples
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.

Working journalists who have worked for politicians
Here is Crikey’s list of working journalists who have worked for politicians.

Ex journalists who have worked for politicians
Here is Crikey’s list of journalists now or recently working for politicians dating back to early 2000.

Where do former newspaper editors go?
Australia’s metropolitan newspaper daily and weekly editors – where are they now? Let’s keep it to those still working; the list of retirees (voluntary or not) is long.

Journalists to PR agencies
Five years ago we first produced a list of journalists who had joined Public Relations Agencies. Many have moved on but we’re still keen to track their progress.

Journalists in corporate/govt affairs positions
Here is Crikey’s list of journalists who are now or have once been in corporate or government affairs positions (via political offices and PR agencies where relevant).

40 hacks who made it into Parliament
With ABC Bundaberg radio broadcaster Rob Messenger winning the seat of Burnett in the 2004 Queensland election, we now have almost 40 journalists who have jumped the fence and became politicians.

Journalists who made it in management
Here is Crikey’s list of journalists who have made it into management positions.

Lily white hacks who never sold out
Crikey has listed the journalists that have sold out to work for pollies, companies and PR firms, but we also like to pay tribute to those in the industry with more than 15 years of service who have never sold out to the dark side. Here we present the “lily whites” of Australian media.

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