Media

Apr 12, 2018

What does life look like after editing a major metro newspaper?

The ivory tower of academia is very attractive to a lot of former newspaper editors, but it's not the only hotspot.

Emily Watkins — Media reporter

Emily Watkins

Media reporter

Former Sydney Morning Herald editor Judith Whelan

Editing a newspaper, or any newsroom, is a pretty particular and unusual job. It puts you at the very head of the journalism profession. It's demanding and high-stakes, and often (but not always), when editors leave, it's not their choice.

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