Kate Cox has been appointed editor of Sydney's Sun-Herald in an organisation-wide shake-up of key positions on Fairfax newspapers.
Cox marks one of the more significant appointments to come out of the Fairfax announcement on Wednesday afternoon. The current editor of the Sunday Life mag in the Herald, Cox takes the helm of the paper as one of its younger editors, and its third editor in as many years. She's spent 12 years with Fairfax, and was appointed Sunday Life editor in December 2011. She previously launched and edited the Sun-Herald's S section.
Other women in the restructured Fairfax newsroom include:
National section editors:
Entertainment: Monique Farmer
Life: Sue Bennett
Foreign: Connie Levett
Food and Wine: Lisa Hudson
Travel: Lauren Quaintance
The Sydney Morning Herald
Saturday print editor: Judith Whelan
Sun Herald print editor: Kate Cox
State editor: Sherrill Nixon
Investigations/Features writers: Anne Davies
Community: Kathryn Wicks who has responsibility for new social media team, led by Georgia Waters.
Justice editor: Lisa Davies
Saturday Age editor: Margie Easterbrook
Weekend deputy news director: Melissa Singer
State editor: Michelle Griffin
Weekend features editor: Mary-Anne Toy
Images editor a& edit operations manager: Viki Lascaris
See the full list of Fairfax appointments on Women's Agenda sister publication, Crikey.