Monthly Wire

The Monthly editorship

Media Release

Friday, 14 March 2014


John van Tiggelen has resigned as editor of the Monthly. Schwartz Media is pleased to announce that he has taken up a new position as staff writer with the magazine.

Nick Feik has been appointed as the new editor of the Monthly and will take over the role on 2 April.

Nick Feik is currently the magazine’s online editor, responsible for the Shortlist Daily and PoliticOz e-newsletters, SlowTV/Monthly video and the Monthly blog.


Morry Schwartz, Monthly publisher: “It has been a great pleasure to work with John over the past two years. During this time the Monthly has maintained its high quality and prospered. I look forward to working with him as a writer. I’ve been working with Nick for a very long time and I am confident that this next phase will be as successful as everything else he has put his hand to in the past.”

John van Tiggelen: “I’ve been looking forward to this change, partly for family reasons: I’ve been commuting from central Victoria to Collingwood for well over two years now. The magazine will be in very safe hands with Nick, and I’m thankful that Morry has been so gracious as to enable me to continue working for the Monthly for another year at least.”

Nick Feik: “The Monthly has become Australia’s most important news and current affairs magazine, thanks to the inspired efforts of its previous editors. I look forward to taking the lead myself, and shaping the magazine for the future. I’ve worked very successfully with Morry Schwartz for many years now, so I also look forward to working with him in a new capacity – and the same goes for my good friend and colleague John van Tiggelen.”



For further enquiries, contact:

Nicole Howard

The Monthly

[email protected]

03 9486 0288

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