Former Mamamia editor-in-chief Jamila Rizvi joins NewsLifeMedia as columnist

Former Mamamia editor-in-chief, Jamila Rizvi, has joined NewsLifeMedia in a dual role contributing to and parenting website

Jamila Rizvi joins NewsLifeMedia after finishing up with Mamamia at the end of last year

Jamila Rizvi joins NewsLifeMedia after finishing up with Mamamia at the end of last year

In her new role as a regular columnist for, Rizvi has will provide her insight and voice to analyse the news stories everyone is talking about that week.

Rizvi finished up as editor-in-chief of Mamamia in December last year after two years in the role and almost four years with the publisher.

Prior to Mamamia, Rizvi was the deputy chief of staff for the office of minister Kate Ellis, and had also spent time as Kate Ellis’ press secretary.

NewsLifeMedia’s chief digital officer, Julian Delany, said: “Jamila is one of the best in her field and we’re really excited to have her contributing to the and content offering.

“Her view of the world provides excellent commentary for the audience, and as we continue to evolve the brand with a fresh new content strategy, Jamila’s appointment is another step forward in speaking with new mums and driving the conversation and agenda for women across the country.

“Being a new mum herself, Jamila understands what women are thinking and feeling at this life stage and what issues and topics are most important to them, and through her quality content I have no doubt she will further engage conversations with our audience.

“Jamila has a strong track record of delivering video and audio content and finding solutions for clients that connect with consumers, which is also a big focus for us at this time. We’re delighted to have attracted someone of her calibre to contribute to our sites and expand our offering.”

Commenting on her new role, Rizvi said: “It’s such a thrill to be joining NewsLifeMedia. I feel very privileged to have been given the opportunity to write about the many diverse topics I’m passionate about – everything from politics to parenting. I look forward to driving debate and contributing a fresh voice to the public discussion with brands that reach such a massive audience each and every day.” 


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