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Julian Delany, MD, News Digital Networks Australia
News Corp Australia’s chief digital officer Nicole Sheffield this year appointed Julian Delany MD of News Digital Networks Australia (News DNA). Delany is responsible for News DNA’s digital assets across content, product, production, strategy and integrated commercialisation for all brands and mastheads. He expanded his remit from news.com.au and News DNA’s women’s network of leading sites to all of the company’s mastheads, regionals, communities, and other digital properties.
Delany joined News in September 2012 as general manager of news.com.au. In November 2015 he was promoted to the role of managing director of the brand, assumed responsibility for Australia’s number one parenting site Kidspot.com.au and became responsible for NewsLifeMedia’s overall digital strategy.
News.com.au has been #1 news site in Australia for 35 of the past 36 months. It has also been #1 lifestyle and #1 finance since introduction of Nielsen’s DRM two years ago.