Nine has announced the appointment of Tory Maguire as Managing Director – Publishing, assuming management responsibility for Nine’s publishing assets including metro mastheads and The Australian Financial Review.
Currently Executive Editor overseeing The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Brisbane Times and WAToday, Maguire is a highly-experienced editor and journalist. Since assuming the Executive Editor role in July 2021, she has led the transformation of the newsrooms of the mastheads and seen significant growth in all areas of her remit.
Under her leadership, the mastheads’ renowned public interest journalism has gone from strength to strength, with Maguire working closely with colleagues in Nine’s broadcast television division to ensure the stories Australians need to hear are available to the widest possible audience.
Maguire, who has previously held senior editorial roles at News Corp and The Huffington Post as well as National Editor at Nine’s metro mastheads, replaces James Chessell who recently announced his resignation.
Accoridng to Mike Sneesby, CEO of Nine, “Tory is a great executive, who has overseen renewal in our metro mastheads and has made some tough and brave calls about public interest journalism. We welcome her to this role and look forward to her contribution to the success of our business.”
“The past two years running the metro mastheads has been the absolute highlight of my career and given me a close up view of the extraordinary work that goes into producing Australia’s best journalism,” said Tory Maguire. “The opportunity to throw myself into growing the business behind that journalism is thrilling. Our mastheads are a vital player in Australian society as well as a thriving commercial operation and I am very optimistic about their future.”
A process is underway to appoint a new Executive Editor.