Christmas in November


This year, the Canberra Society of Editors will be celebrating Christmas at The Brassey  restaurant in Barton on 24 November, with guest speaker Ian Meikle from City News.

The cost will be $40 for members and $50 for non-members. The price includes two courses and a drink. You do need to pay in advance and register so we can advise the restaurant of numbers.

About Ian Meikle

Ian Meikle, a life-long journalist, describes himself as coming from the ‘pole-dancing end of publishing’ – the popular press.

Ian has been senior editor at several newspapers, including The Advertiser, The Australian, and The Canberra Times. He has also worked in television as director of news and current affairs at Channel 7 in Adelaide; and he spent three years as MD of Pacific Publications, Australia’s second-biggest magazine company (publisher of edifying titles such as New Idea, TV Week and Girlfriend). he now owns and cheerfully edits the weekly, glossy CityNews.

Ian is a Member of the Order of Australia and solemnly promises that, given an appropriate level of alcohol consumption, his speech will seem funny. If only to him.

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