- Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
- Editor, Journalist and Newspaper Proprietor
Margaret Gibson ran theCentral Queensland News for nearly twenty years in the 1960s and 70s. Established by her mother in 1937, who convinced some local businessmen that they should become shareholders and help her to purchase the Leichhardt Weekly (to be renamed the Central Queensland News), Gibson took over the running of the paper when her mother became ill in 1963. She was the first woman to be elected President and life member of of the Queensland Country Press Association in 1978/79.