Freelance journalist, writer and media trainer. Ex-Chief Writer Edinburgh Evening News, now a free agent. Available for work, so please send some.

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I've been a news and features journalist for more than 30 years, working with daily and regional newspapers.
During that time I've worked as reporter, features specialist, news editor, features editor and sports editor. I've worked on stories as diverse as the death of Princess Diana, the Dunblan...

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@sandradick — 3,749 followers, 9,639 tweets

Sep 18, 2017

It's true. Everyone has a story. This one is lovely. "The Vietnam veterans who became crafting kings" 

Sep 18, 2017

@michaelgwebster Hey Mike... I've emailed your info@ email address... can you check and come back to me asap? Thanks!

Sep 17, 2017

RT @MarkPalmerST: Chris Mitchell's parents on a boy who lived for football, & the work of @CMFoundation_ to improve mental health pro…

Sep 17, 2017

@MhairiHunter you free for a quick chat about a story? Can you DM your number please?

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter at the Dunfermline Press.

How is social media changing news?

If I read another listicle pretending to be news...

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Scottish Press Awards

2014 - Features Writer of the Year
Shortlisted Features Writer of the Year 2014 Scottish Press Awards.