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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@susiesms64 Hope you're okay. Trying to find out what conditions are like there for a story. Can you DM me?
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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...

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?



Scottish Press Awards

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