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Shaun Milne

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

Outdoors enthusiast, travel junkie, amateur photographer, journalist, PR, media nerd, tree hugger, fitness hopeful #MPC2017 #Peaker #savetheplanet

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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 — 4,282 followers, 17,084 tweets

Aug 22, 2017

RT @poppymcp: Important points about risks faced by female journos - especially freelancers - in light of Kim Wall's disappearance  https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/20/kim-wall-reminder-female-journalists-danger 

Aug 21, 2017

RT @caskandstillmag: .@ardbeg_com announces the release of An Oa - the first new #whisky in its core range for nearly 10 years:…

Aug 20, 2017

"They wondered why we wanted to go all that way upriver, as not even the region’s Waiãpi indians roamed there. It sounded perfect." https://t.co/m7rtSOV0cK

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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.