James Chessell

Managing Director, Publishing, Nine, Australia

James Chessell was appointed Nine’s Managing Director, Publishing in 2021 with responsibility for The Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Brisbane Times and WAToday.

He formerly worked on the editorial side of the Publishing business where he was Group Executive Editor – Australian Metro Publishing for three-and-a-half years and National Editor of The Herald and The Age with responsibility for federal politics, business and world coverage.

James is a Walkley Award-winning journalist who began his career as a reporter at The Age before working at The Herald, The Australian and The Financial Review where his roles included Business Editor and Europe Correspondent.