Your Noon Briefing: Children’s Media Network Scotland, Radio Festival, etc

TV production companies in Scotland interested or involved in the making of children’s programming are being offered the chance to hear from a senior figure involved in children’s TV at the BBC.

The first meeting of the Children’s Media Network Scotland – which was launched following a children’s media conference, in Sheffield last month – will be welcoming Sara Harkins, creative director of Children’s Scotland at BBC Scotland, as guest speaker.

She will be appearing on the third of next month, at the meeting taking place in Glasgow.

For more information, click here.

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BEGINS The Herald: “The Scottish Greens have poached the marketing guru behind the SNP campaign that propelled the Nationalists into Government.

“Ian Dommett, who came up with the successful ‘It’s Time’ slogan in 2007, has been hired by the Greens at a moment when the party is flush with money and becoming increasingly professionalised.”

Read more, here.

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AND begins the website, a516digital.com: “There was a last-minute rush to secure a slot on the new trial DAB digital radio multiplex serving Glasgow.”

Read more, here.

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WANTED: a digital editor, at the Evening Telegraph newspaper, in Dundee.

The vacancy is being advertised here, on the allmediascotland.com media jobs board.

How much to advertise your media vacancy on the site? Just £120+VAT, for as long as you require.

For more information, email here.

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THE organisers of an UK-wide festival of radio has promised a ‘fresher’ programme.

The Radio Festival is taking place between the 27th and 29th of next month, in London.

And say the organisers: “We’ve shaken things up a bit, lots of fantastic content and a brilliant line-up of speakers, as you’d expect, but we’re presenting it all in a fresher way.”

Read more, here.

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BEGINS Martin Flanagan, The Scotsman’s City editor: “Aviation baggage handling and newspaper distribution group John Menzies saw profits tumble in a ‘challenging’ first half, but the firm maintained it was ‘building momentum’.

Read more, here.

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