Shane Wright is a Senior economics correspondent for The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald. You can as well see him on Insiders, The Drum, Sky News and the like.
Shane Wright Journalist Career
According to his Linkedin, Shane Wright describes himself as the Senior Economics Correspondent for The Age/Sydney Morning Herald since Dec 2018.
He previously worked as the Economics Editor for The West Australian from 2006-2018. Shane started in the Press Gallery in 2000 with Australian Associated Press, becoming its federal economics correspondent in 2005. Shane also worked for The Border Mail, The Wagga Daily Advertiser and The Cootamundra Herald.
On Twitter, he goes under the handle @swrighteconomy and describes himself as a National economics correspondent for The Age newspaper. He is based in Canberra, Australia.
Shane Wright’s Wife & Daughter
She has been married to a woman named Nettie Wright. The two have been married for 24 years and share a daughter who is currently 19 years old. On their 24 wedding anniversary on Dec 5, 2021, Shane wished her wife a Happy anniversary by posting a photo of their wedding with the caption, “Happy 24th wedding anniversary to the gorgeous @nettie004.”
— Shane Wright (@swrighteconomy) December 5, 2021
As seen earlier, Nettie has a Twitter account but she has been quiet on the platform. She did however share a poem on Oct 15, 2015, written by her daughter about domestic violence. The poem is embedded below.
My 12 year old daughter wrote this poem about Domestic Violence and wanted to share it with you @RosieBatty1 pic.twitter.com/REIxn4fzv5
— Nettie (@nettie004) October 31, 2015
Shane was part of a Kate Bush cover band as a young man. He revealed in a Tweet on Mar 26 that her daughter is also a fan of Kate Bush. He wrote in the Tweet, “Three months since I sent the big girl into the world. And yep, she’s also a Kate Bush fan …”
Three months since I sent the big girl into the world. And yep, she’s also a Kate Bush fan … pic.twitter.com/DN7bZCS3M4
— Shane Wright (@swrighteconomy) March 26, 2022