Inside the Newcastle Herald - Part I with editor Heath Harrison

Simon McCarthy
Updated October 9 2018 - 1:40pm, first published October 1 2018 - 8:28am

The Newcastle Herald has been telling the stories of Newcastle and the Hunter Valley for more than 150 years. It has seen the region’s greatest successes, and mourned its losses and tragedies.

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Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes news and features, and produces video and multimedia, for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine. He contributes regularly to the Newcastle Herald’s daily Topics column, and is the co-creator and producer of the Toohey’s News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016.

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