Our Team

We are building a team of talented media professionals driven to deliver fact-based journalism that is free of charge to all. If you are interested in joining our team, contact us at careers@news.net

Tony Gillies

Tony Gillies

CEO and Editor in Chief

Tony Gillies brings 40 years of rich and varied news media leadership to his role at News.Net. Prior to joining the digital network in...

Sam Hussey

Sam Hussey

Production Editor

Sam has almost a decade of experience as a reporter and editor at some of Australia's largest publishers. After stints...

Nadine Tuback

Nadine Tuback

Lifestyle and Features Editor

Nadine's two decades in the industry have taken her from South Africa to Australia via France, and from...

Anna Mendoza

Anna Mendoza

Multimedia Editor

Anna is a specialist in various forms of multimedia with a rich background in digital and social media content. She has ...

Peta McCartney

Peta McCartney

News Producer

Peta is an experienced journalist and media professional with an eye for detail. As a senior producer with...

Brett Debritz

Brett Debritz

News Producer

Brett Debritz has worked in Australia, China, Thailand, the UAE and the UK, in various roles including reporter, feature...

Will Jones

Will Jones

Multimedia Producer

Will has worked in the photographic industry as photo editor and picture researcher for over 20...

Sarah De Angelis

Sarah De Angelis

Lifestyle Reporter - Victoria

Sarah has more than a decade of experience in the Australian media industry, having worked for metro and regional...

Steve Speziale

Steve Speziale

Head of Product

Steve has had an extensive and successful career in news and media relations. An experienced journalist...

James Dampney

James Dampney

Sports Editor

James has spent more than 20 years in the media industry, predominantly in sport. Covering major events like the Olympic...

Theo Katsaros

Theo Katsaros

News Producer - Sport

For more than two decades, Theo has built a robust media career with sport at the heart of it all. Along the way...

Eric Meijer

Eric Meijer

News Producer

Eric is a seasoned journalist specialising in political economy and financial markets. He worked for the Reuters news...

Chris Kennedy

Chris Kennedy

News Producer

Chris Kennedy joined News.Net as a Sports Producer in 2022 after more than eight years at NRL.com as a journalist...

Billy Freeman

Billy Freeman

News Producer

Billy is a producer and sub-editor for News.Net, the latest step in a career which has lasted more than two decades....

Joel Gould

Joel Gould

Queensland Correspondent

Joel has 30 years of experience as an editor and journalist. He has covered everything from police, court and politics through to sport...

Rhiannon Tuffield

Rhiannon Tuffield

Victorian Correspondent

Rhiannon is an accomplished journalist with extensive experience in state politics, court and crime, social issues...

Joanne Williamson

Joanne Williamson

Head of News Planning

Joanne has been an advocate for public interest journalism and straight, unbiased reporting for three decades...

Lachlan Guselli

Lachlan Guselli

Explainers Editor

Lachlan has been working as a journalist and producer for more than 15 years across print, digital and broadcast...

Joni Jones

Joni Jones

News Visualisation Editor

Joni has worked as a Digital News Producer at The Daily in New York and as a Broadcast News Producer at Channel Nine Australia...

Troy Whittaker

Troy Whittaker

News Producer - Sport

Troy has previously worked as a reporter for NRL.com, Australian Associated Press and The Sporting News Australia...

Chris Bartlett

Chris Bartlett

News Producer

Award-winning journalist Chris has been a reporter, critic, editor and digital producer for newspapers and news, sport, cinema,...

Sean Fitzpatrick

Sean Fitzpatrick

Graphics Producer

Sean is a graphic designer with an eye for detail and a keen interest in web technology. With over a decade's...

Karen Kissane

Karen Kissane

Victorian Correspondent

Karen has been Europe Correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald, writing news and features on...