Patrick Elligett becomes editor of The AgeBy Neeraja Gopalakrishnan in Media News on Thursday, 19th January 2023 at 3:13pm
Patrick Elligett has been appointed editor of The Age, replacing Gay Alcorn who stepped down in December to take care of her unwell husband.
Elligett has worked as a world editor before stepping up as a news director for The Age. Prior to joining the publication, he was editor of the New Daily.
Executive editor of The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald, Tory Maguire said Elligett is a leader who is “naturally consultative and inclusive.”
“It was an incredibly competitive field of candidates for this role, and Patrick laid out a highly strategic, clear-eyed and bold plan for growing The Age’s audience and subscriber base while also boosting the masthead’s role in leading the big conversations in Melbourne, Victoria and the nation,” said Maguire.
“The Age is in good hands...
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