Deegan begins NRL executive journeyBy Jonas Lopez in Media News on Tuesday, 13th August 2019 at 4:05pm
Liz Deegan is signing off from News Corp Australia to join the NRL as its new chief corporate affairs officer.
NRL CEO Todd Greenberg said Deegan’s new job brings her experience in reputation management, corporate communications, and the media to the table. She will start later this year after finishing up as News Corp Australia’s GM for corporate affairs and relationships.
Deegan is one of News Corp Australia’s most seasoned employees, joining the conglomerate – then-News Ltd - in 1988 as news and features reporter. She mostly wrote and edited for the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, and edited the Sunday Mail. Deegan had been in the upper management track for the past nine years.
Deegan’s appointment came in the wake of the NRL hiring former Daily Telegraph national political reporter Daniel Meers as its new GM for media and communications; she will be his immediate superior.
“This is an exceptional opportunity to lead the corporate affairs and communications strategy for Australia’s most loved sport. I know this game and understand and value the role it holds in our communities. I look forward to working with Todd and his team as we grow and evolve the role of the NRL,” said Deegan.
Follow Deegan on Twitter @LizDeegan and on LinkedIn.
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