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 — 3,731 followers, 9,624 tweets

Aug 08, 2017

Forget your fancy bridge, engineers had the Forth crossing nailed 50 years ago: "When a tunnel ran under the Forth" 

Jul 31, 2017

RT @DementiaMap: Lesley Palmer: Scotland leads dementia fight but more to be done - The Scotsman #dementia 

Jul 30, 2017

Nothing to see here. Just a normal morning commute to work on the Dunblane - Edinburgh route. 

Jul 30, 2017

@WindyWilson88 Hi... any chance of a follow ...want to DM you regarding a media request. ta!

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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.