Brisbane Sunday Mail editor bags contributor gig at Sky News

Sky News has hired prominent Queensland newspaper editor and media commentator Peter Gleeson as a programme contributor.

Peter Gleeson

The announcement:

Peter Gleeson joins Sky News 

Sky News today announced leading Queensland newspaper editor and media commentator Peter Gleeson will join the premium news channel as Sky News Contributor, expanding his current on-air duties as the weekend host of late night national affairs program Heads Up.

As Sky News Contributor, Peter will provide insight and perspective daily across a range of Sky News programs LIVE from the channel’s Brisbane studio.

Peter will continue to anchor the late night national affairs program Heads Up each FridaySaturday and Sunday at 11:00pm AEST on Sky News Live, giving viewers the inside look at the stories making tomorrow’s headlines.

Peter will also contribute as a regular columnist for the Courier Mail and the News Corp Sunday papers nationally.

Angelos Frangopoulos, CEO and Managing Editor, Australian News Channel said: “As a regular guest commentator on Sky News for many years and more recently as our weekend host of Heads Up, I am delighted Peter has joined us in a full-time capacity.

“A well-connected and experienced editor, Peter will provide viewers with a unique perspective on the big issues affecting Queenslanders, right from the heart of Brisbane.”

Peter is one of Australia’s most experienced newspaper journalists and editors, having held senior editorial positions across regional and metropolitan newspaper titles, most recently as editor of Queensland’s biggest selling newspaper The Sunday Mail. Previous roles have included editor of the Gold Coast Bulletin and the Townsville Bulletin.

Source: Sky News media release


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