EX EDITOR IN CHIEF – SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
DIGITAL STRATEGY | CHANGE MANAGEMENT
Is an inspiring leader, with a reputation for excellence in driving change, and building high-functioning teams to support new ways of working. I deliver authority, the cachet of a high public profile, and an authentic, respected management style. I have an enviable network of political, cultural, business and community contacts from more than 30 years in media and public affairs.
Darren was the Editor in Chief for the Sydney Morning Herald (2013-2017). Editorial leader strategy manager and public face of Australia’s oldest, and most trusted news operation. Responsibilities included product development, budget, talent retention and promotion. Relentless focus on audience growth and new competitors, innovative story-telling, and identifying new publishing platforms. Brand custodian, driving the editorial agenda to ensure the SMH was a leader of news, independent thought and debate.