Dave Doyle on Muck Rack

Dave Doyle

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As seen in: Rotherham Advertiser
Covers:  courts, travel, news, business, bands, features, crime, charity, entertainment, politics, music, fire, police, unsigned
Doesn't Cover: advertising, sales, sport, distribution

✏News/health/arts @RotherhamTiser. dave.doyle@rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk 01709 768163 🕺Dance teacher at RotherHop (see link below). @pactcoffee code DAVE-9B8BE3

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Biography

I currently write for the Rotherham Advertiser, Rotherham Record and Dearne Valley Weekender covering Rotherham, some of Barnsley and parts of Doncaster.

I am taking a very active role in reporting on Rotherham's ongoing CSE scandal. I also report on everything from entertainment to crime news, b...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Reading the traffic and travel news on radio stations Magic 999 and Magic 1152, Manchester.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Only for writing love letters.

How is social media changing news?

Social media has changed wholesale the gathering of news, its presentation (e.g. Al Jazeera's The Stream) and the news agenda.

Awards

O2 Media Award (Highly Commended)

2013 - New Media
The Sneak Peek was shortlisted and "highly commended" at the O2 Yorkshire & Humber Media Awards 2013. It achieved joint second place, beaten by one project with its own dedicated editorial team and a starting budget of £2,000. A judging panel of journalists and news editors described The Sneak Peek as "unique" and credited it for targeting a young audience often forgotten by local newspapers.