Tech media moves to start 2018

By Craig Daveson in Media News on
The new year period often sees a number of journos and media types shuffled around between publications, and this year is no different with big changes afoot at Gizmodo, Telecom Times, and also within Telstra’s media and comms division.
James Swinbanks (pictured) introduced himself yesterday as Gizmodo Australia’s new reviews editor, setting the stage for a deluge of content covering everything from video games to music, motorsport and sci-fi.
In that introductory post, Swinbanks wrote that he is excited to begin his new role and “can’t wait to get stuck in.”
Telecom Times has announced former Techday senior news editor Heather Wright as the publications New Zealand editor, giving the publication its first journo across the ditch.
Editor Richard van der Draay wrote: "It was time we had someone on the ground in NZ to report directly on the telco industry there."
“Heather is eminently suited to the role and I'm confident her input will prove to be a huge contribution to our local coverage going forward," he said.
Meanwhile, long time tech PR Matthew Wu departed Media & Capital Partners for a new role at Telstra’s comms team last week, where he will work alongside newly minted senior editor Campbell Simpson who started the new year at Telstra News after leaving his Gizmodo editor role in December.


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