One of the most popular columns in the Adelaide newspaper the Advertiser is the daily contribution by Rex Jory.
Rex commenced his career as a journalist with the News, an afternoon newspaper in Adelaide. He then moved to England where he worked as a journalist and occasional broadcaster with the British Broadcasting Corporation. He returned to the News in 1970 as a political writer, before moving to Canberra to become correspondent of all News Limited afternoon papers in 1978. For two years he worked as personal adviser to Premier David Tonkin, and then to Opposition Leader John Olsen.
Rex Jory was appointed associate editor of the Advertiser in 1992 and deputy editor the following year.