Nicole Sheffield



Nicole Sheffield is the Chief Executive Officer of NewsLifeMedia, a wholly owned business of News Corp Australia, where she runs a multi-million dollar media business with a portfolio of some of the most powerful and trusted brands in the country –, Donna Hay, Vogue, GQ, Body+Soul, and Australia’s number one news source,

In addition to this role Nicole sits on the advisory board of Acquire Learning and is a current member of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Australia Board. Nicole is also a member of and Chair of Marketing and Communications of Chief Executive Women (CEW). She has a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws (Macquarie University) and a Masters of Business (UTS).

Nicole is one of the most senior women in Australian media regularly appearing on women of influence lists in national media.  She has an intrinsic understanding of the Australian consumer and is a regular speaker and commentator on business, media and women’s issues.

With a wealth of experience across a broad range of industries Nicole joined News from Foxtel’s LifeStyle Channels group where she was General Manager for four years. Before television Nicole spent seven years in publishing at Seven West Media’s Pacific Magazines where she held several senior executive roles and was instrumental in the early adoption of digital; and prior to this she worked in the multimedia division of Telstra.