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Paul Whittaker (Journalist) Biography, Bio, Wife (Kate), Career, Salary, Australian News Channel (Sky News) CEO, Awards

8th October 2018, Paul Whittaker named the new CEO of the Australian News Channel, replacing Angelos Frangopoulos.

Paul Whittaker Biography

Paul Whittaker Bio

Paul Whittaker is a 49 years old Australian newspaper journalist and CEO of the Australian News Channel. In 2015, he was appointed editor-in-chief of The Australian where he served until  8th October 2018, when he was named the new CEO of the Australian News Channel, replacing Angelos Frangopoulos.

Whittaker’s triggered a number of internal shuffles, with The Daily Telegraph’s editor-in-chief taking over at The Australian, and Gold Coast Bulletin editor Ben English taking the helm at Sydney’s Daily Telegraph.

Paul Whittaker Personal details
Paul Whittaker Other Name Paul “Boris” Whittaker
Paul Whittaker Age He is currently 49 years old as of 2018
Paul Whittaker Wife Kate Whittaker
Paul Whittaker Occupation Newspaper Journalist and CEO of the Australian News Channel
Paul Whittaker Nationality Australian

Paul Whittaker Career

Whittaker was editor of The Australian from 2007-2011, having previous held roles of national chief of staff and deputy editor.

From 2011 to 2015 he was editor of The Daily Telegraph, where he championed the Badgerys Creek Airport and the interests of Western Sydney. In 2014 he established the Bradfield Oration, a series of public talks addressing the future vision for Sydney.

Paul Whittaker becomes Sky News CEO

On 8th October 2018, Whittaker was named the new CEO of the Australian News Channel, replacing Angelos Frangopoulos.

Whittaker’s triggered a number of internal shuffles, with The Daily Telegraph’s editor-in-chief taking over at The Australian, and Gold Coast Bulletin editor Ben English taking the helm at Sydney’s Daily Telegraph.

Paul Whittaker Wife

Paul Whittaker wife’s name is Kate Whittaker. 

Paul Whittaker Wife
Paul Whittaker Wife

Paul Whittaker Awards

Whittaker has won three Walkley Awards, including one in 2015 for Headline Journalism in the Daily Telegraph for his headlines:

  • “Cardinal spin” (Cardinal George Pell’s appearance before the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse)
  • “The Grapes of Bof” (NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell’s failure to declare a gift of a $3000 bottle of Penfords Grange wine)
  • ” Palmersnorus” (Clive Palmer, owner of the Palmersaurus Dinosaur Park, sleeping during in Question Time in the Australian House of Representatives)
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