AWW editor Juliet Rieden moves to editor-at-large position, news editor Michael Sheather to depart

Bauer Media’s Australian Women’s Weekly has revealed a number of changes to editorial, with editor Juliet Rieden promoted to editor-at-large and news editor Michael Sheather to depart the magazine after 22 years.

Rieden, who has previously worked as acting editor-in-chief after Helen McCabe stepped down from her role, will step away from managerial and administrative aspects of her role.

Rieden commences her new role later this month

Prior to her role as editor of title, Rieden was deputy editor. She has also worked at titles including InStyle and the Daily  Mail in the UK.

In her new role, which commences on March 19, Rieden will continue to contribute to the brand, writing and commissioning cover and inside stories, and will remain the title’s royal correspondent and books editor.

Mumbrella understands Riden’s role as editor will not be directly replaced.  In July last year, Bauer Media appointed OK editor Nicole Byers to editor in chief of the title. She remains in her role.

Meanwhile, Michael Sheather, news editor, will leave the magazine after 22 years.

Sheather spent to first 10 years of his career at Woman’s Day before moving to Who for three years. He later joined The Australian Women’s Weekly as an exclusive freelancer before taking on a permanent role.

He will leave the company on March 9.


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