Hal Crawford, Editor-in-chief, ninemsn

Hal Crawford, editor-in-chief, ninemsn, and co-founder of Share Wars

Hal Crawford is ninemsn’s editor-in-chief and the co-founder of Share Wars.. He is a print and digital veteran who began his career at The West Australian newspaper, working as a general, police and political reporter before specialising in technology journalism.

After leaving The West he travelled and wrote as a freelancer for magazines, newspapers and websites and lived in The Netherlands for three years, before returning to teach journalism at La Trobe University in Melbourne. He was appointed ninemsn news editor in 2006 and news, current affairs and finance executive producer in 2008. In 2010 he was appointed head of news, sport, current affairs and finance.