The Guardian Australia has launched a brand new devoted Lifestyle section, spearheaded by Alyx Gorman.
New Life-style editor Gorman was most lately at Time Out New York and London the place she held roles together with engagement lead and branded content material director. Previous to her position at Time Out within the UK and US, Australian Gorman was editorial director of Time Out Sydney and Melbourne and has additionally labored at The Saturday Paper, Mamamia, Bauer and Fairfax.
The brand new part options unique Australian content material each day on the primary dwelling web page and a bunch of distinctive and inspirational native contributors have been secured. These embrace Malaysian Australian chef and MasterChef winner Adam Liaw; farmer and restauranterer Palisa Anderson; and director at Melbourne cafe group EARL Canteen, Jackie Middleton, alongside standard world regulars Ottolenghi and Nigel Slater.
The Life-style providing already consists of contributions from vogue stylist Emma Learn, Sydney-based sustainability knowledgeable Clare Press and vogue options author Georgina Secure.
“I am thrilled to be back in Australia working on developing and growing the new Lifestyle area of the site,” Gorman stated.
“Guardian Australia’s readers want Australian lifestyle stories written to the high editorial standards Guardian Australia is known for and fun new voices in addition to our excellent international lifestyle writing. This move to create a dedicated hub for all lifestyle journalism is giving them just that.”
“Lifestyle sections often focus on celebrity gossip and spurious wellness trends whereas we know Guardian Australia readers want to go deeper and they crave more meaning – so that is exactly what we are going to give them,” Gorman stated.
“Guardian readers can expect more discussion and analysis on the lifestyle issues that matter, new local and global faces, and brilliant experts on food, fashion and trends. These stories will appeal to audiences of all ages, but particularly younger people. We’ll also be putting a Guardian spin on local travel, with guides that have incredible, socially and environmentally conscious experiences at their heart.”
Lenore Taylor, Guardian Australia editor, stated:
“Our new section will be lifestyle done in a Guardian way, looking at all the elements of a well-lived meaningful life, and having some fun along the way. We want to look at the decisions Australians make in their day to day lives, the trends and motivations, including on fashion and beauty and travel and food and relationships, but without getting too earnest about it.”