Top 25 Media People 2015: NewsLifeMedia boss Nicole Sheffield

Top 25 Media People in 2015: NewsLifeMedia boss Nicole Sheffield

With the start of the new year, we take a look back at the top 25 media personalities who stood out in the Australian media landscape in 2015.

CEO, NewsLifeMedia

Nicole Sheffield head shotThe drivers of the division are the burgeoning digital properties with longtime #1 news site at the core. Sheffield added to the digital portfolio this year with the launch of and the acquisition of, a site owned by the Hannan family’s IDM and launched by former beauty editor Zoe Foster Blake. The specialist magazines in the group – from Vogue Australia to – are weathering the print downturn better than many. Key appointments from Sheffield during 2015 included arrival of Robin Parkes as COO and promotions of Prue Cox to chief commercial officer and Julian Delany to chief digital officer.


Other featured people in the top 25:

Kylie Rogers

Peter Tonagh

Darren Wick

Kate Vale

Shaun James

Amanda Laing

Anthony Xydis

Brad Lyons

Spencer Howson

Russell Tate

Grant Blackley

Jane Huxley

Neil Monaghan

Greg Hywood

Karen Stocks

Waleed Aly

Sarah Ferguson

Allen Lew

Hannah Barnes

Anthony Fitzgerald

Leonie Lowe

Tony Thomas

Marshall Heald

Nicky Briger

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