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Shaun Milne

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Edinburgh & Kinross, Scotland
Online News Editor — The Scottish Sun
Covers:  international news, national news, hyperlocal

Outdoors enthusiast, travel junkie, amateur photographer, journalist, media nerd, tree hugger. Find me @edinburghpaper @TheScotsman newsdesk from Oct 23

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Biography

Journalist, News Editor & Editor.

Full work profile is here on LinkedIn: http://uk.linkedin.com/in/shaunmilne

Trying to bring old and new media together one click at a time.

Advocate for breaking news fast while reporting in depth.

Think of your audience, always.

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@shaunmilne — 4,311 followers, 17,252 tweets

Oct 19, 2017

@thomasjbrown1 @System2Stacey @ScottishSun @edinburghpaper Cheers. Really looking forward to being back in #Edinburgh after all these years. Hopefully see you around.

Oct 19, 2017

@shaunmilne now do you see importance of forward planning? 😜 take care pal. You’ve been as ace a hiring @ScottishSun as you were @WeAreSTV https://t.co/ek0XhLLH17

Oct 19, 2017

Farewell then @ScottishSun - it’s been, well, pretty much a bit of everything. Props & good luck to one of the best teams I’ve worked with. https://t.co/lHHg4XxWMd

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Six week stint as a forward planning assistant at Scottish Television [expenses only] followed by reporter's job at Wigtown Free Press.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. It was a condition of contract for my first job at the Wigtown Free Press newspaper in 1994.

How is social media changing news?

Making it real time, inclusive & transparent but delivering challenges for resourcing and fact checking. Positive in my view.

Scottish Press Awards

2000 - Team of the Year
Runner-Up for Team of the Year Award for 'War in Europe' - Scottish Daily Record coverage of the war between Serbia and Kosovo in 1999.

PPA Scotland Magazine Awards

2007 - Magazine of the Year
Magazine of the Year winner with my company Planet Ink for ScottishPower News - an internal staff magazine we redesigned and relaunched for client as a tabloid newspaper with associated digital edition to reduce carbon footprint and costs.