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Shaun Davies appointment - Head of Digital News, Newshub

MediaWorks is pleased to announce the appointment of Shaun Davies as Newshub's Head of Digital News.

Tue, 13 Sep 2016

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MediaWorks is pleased to announce the appointment of Shaun Davies as Newshub’s Head of Digital News, beginning 19 September. Shaun will manage the strategy and editorial direction for Newshub’s digital properties, including the Newshub app, digital sites, social channels and other platforms, overseeing a team of producers, editors and video experts.

“Shaun is one of the most talented journalists I have worked with, one who clearly understands the needs of his audience,” says Hal Crawford, MediaWorks Chief News Officer. “His experience across a range of digital roles and global news services means he is well suited to continue driving the strong growth Newshub has shown in the digital space since launch.”

“The on-going evolution of Newshub’s digital offering is a key area of focus for us. Shaun is an innovator and leader - and knows how to stay close to the audience while following his own ideas of newsworthiness."

Shaun has more than 15 years’ experience as a journalist, most recently as the Australia Editor for BBC News.  Prior to this he held numerous roles at ninemsn including Managing Editor.  He has also worked for News Limited and has been published in most major Australian newspapers including The Australian, The Sunday Telegraph and the Sydney Morning Herald.  Outside of journalism, Shaun has held roles with Microsoft as an editorial lead and worked as a PR consultant in Japan.

 

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