Portrait of Mark Day

Mark Day

Mark Day is a veteran journalist and commentator on media matters for The Australia.

Mark’s career began in 1960 at the Adelaide News, later covering state and federal politics. He was a News Limited foreign correspondent in New York in the late 1960s and on his return edited the Sunday Mail in Adelaide and assistant editor, then editor, of the Daily Mirror in Sydney from 1972. In 1977 Mark was appointed The Australian’s first publisher and later, editor-in-chief.

After stints as founding editor of Australian Playboy and later Australian Penthouse magazines, he became a newspaper and radio proprietor, radio host and television presenter. A director of the Australian Republican Movement from 1990, Mark published the book Pulse of the Nation in 1999. Since that year he’s written on the media for The Australian.

Mark’s picture is supplied courtesy of The Australian.