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Light, Deborah

Occupation
Editor, Journalist and Print Journalist

Summary

Deborah Light has an illustrious career in print journalism. She is a former business, features and news editor at the Sydney Morning Herald, and was the first woman in Australia to head a major newspaper, in the form of the Australian Financial Review. She has also written for the Bulletin.

Details

Events

c. 1980 -
Career in journalism active
1990
Walkley Award (Print) - Best Feature, 'The Secret Society which sank Australia' - Highly Commended - The Sydney Morning Herald - Fairfax (with Colleen Ryan and Paul McGeogh)

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.walkleys.com/winners/database.html.

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Nikki Henningham

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