Former editor of Schwartz Media’s The Saturday Paper, Maddison Connaughton has joined the Agence France-Presse (AFP) Sydney Bureau after finishing up at The Saturday Paper in June 2021.
The new role will see Connaughton report to AFP’s Sydney bureau, covering regional news from Australia and the Pacific.
Some personal news amid all this Djokovic news: really proud to be joining @AFP as a correspondent in its Sydney bureau, covering Australia and the Pacific. Very excited to get back into reporting and covering everything that’s happening in this region
— Maddison Connaughton (@madconnaughton) January 13, 2022
Previously, Connaughton spent several years at Vice Media as deputy editor and then features editor, before taking on the role of editor at The Saturday Paper in July 2018. Since leaving the publication in June 2021 she has worked as a freelance journalist producing content for The Guardian Australia and the Sydney Morning Herald.