- Occupation Editor, Journalist, Print journalist
Deborah Light has an illustrious career in print journalism. She is a former business, features and news editor at the Sydney Morning Herald, and was the first woman in Australia to head a major newspaper, in the form of the Australian Financial Review. She has also written for the Bulletin.
1990 - 1990
Best Feature, ‘The Secret Society which sank Australia’ – Highly Commended – The Sydney Morning Herald – Fairfax (with Colleen Ryan and Paul McGeogh)Walkley Award (Print)
- 1980 - 1970
- The Women's Pages: Australian Women and Journalism since 1850, Australian Women's Archives Project, 2008, http://www.womenaustralia.info/exhib/cal/cal-home.html
- Trove: Light, Deborah, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-738058