Pacific Magazines has appointed Stacey Hicks content director and editor of its Girlfriend brand.
Pacific’s general manager, entertainment and family, Louisa Hatfield said: “With so many current global female crusades, a brand like Girlfriend that supports and empowers young women has never been more vital.
“Stacey’s very strong journalistic credentials and leadership abilities beyond her years make her the perfect choice for the role at such an important time in Girlfriend’s history. We are thrilled to have her on board.”
After a stint at the news desk at The Sydney Morning Herald, Stacey Hicks joined Pacific and has held a number of roles including features editor and most recently deputy editor at that’s life!
The appointment follows the recent launch of Girlfriend Movement – a new portfolio of premium content and bespoke events, which champion and support young women. The schedule of content planned for 2018 includes Girl Code, supporting young women to pursue a career in STEM including coding 101 and grants to kickstart tech careers, Teen Talks with first person, inspirational panels on entrepreneurship, overcoming adversity or social achievement and Move It, a campaign to help girls get fit and healthy.