publisher Angela Priestley has purchased the website from Crikey
publisher Private Media, in the third such buyout in recent months.
Last year, publisher Jonathan Chancellor took over Property Observer
, after a protracted sales process failed to find another buyer for the property website. A few months later, veteran arts journalist Ray Gill took over Daily Review
, the arts website he edited, which was originally launched as a companion site to Crikey.
was launched in 2012 with Priestley as editor and now-Bauer exec Marina Go as publisher. The website aimed to fill a gap in websites catering to women by focusing on professional women. Its current editor is Jane Gilmore, the founder of the now-defunct King's Tribune
. But Private Media chairman Eric Beecher told staff this afternoon Gilmore would be leaving the business as a result of the sale.
Private Media's remaining websites are Crikey, The Mandarin
, aimed at senior public servants, and business websites SmartCompany