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Gare, Shelley

Occupation
Editor, Journalist and Print Journalist

Summary

Shelley Gare has been an editor of both Good Weekend and Sunday Life, was a consultant editor on the start-up of WHO magazine, and was the first woman deputy editor appointed to The Australian newspaper, after working for The Sunday Times in London. At The Australian, she ran all the newspaper's features area. She has been managing and motivating staff since she was appointed as editor of Cleo magazine in her early 20s.

As founding editor of The Australian's Review of Books, she won a Walkley, and now writes regularly for The Weekend Australian, as well as a variety of overseas publications.

Details

Events

c. 1980 -
Career in journalism active
1997
Walkley Award (Print) - Best Section Or Special (with Judith Elen, Jeff Allan & Marina Skinner) The Australian's Review of Books

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

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Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Papers of Nene Gare, 1939 - 1994, MS 8294; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Nikki Henningham

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