Craig Thomson


I am the editor of Southern Sydney. I am responsible for The Leader (St George), The Leader (Sutherland Shire), Camden-Narellan Advertiser, Campbelltown-Macarthur Advertiser, Fairfield Champion, Liverpool Champion, and the Wollondilly Advertiser. I have responsibility for the mastheads and websites day to day editorial operations and for ensuring our content meets Australian Community Media (formerly Fairfax) policies of accuracy, balance and fairness. I delegate tasks to journalists and collaborate with them on issues of newsworthiness, truth, accuracy and timeliness. Other tasks include: Ensuring that content is factual, grammatically correct, and meets our style guidelines. Page design and photos Contributing news, editorial and opinion articles and motivating and developing editorial staff. I was the Editor of the Daily Liberal, before that the Young Witness and before that the senior journalist at the Glen Innes Examiner. I have had a wide and varied work life. I have written live music reviews of International and National recording and touring artists, hosted my own talkback radio music program and published articles as a freelance journalist across many briefs.

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