Media Movers: Alan Clements, Rosemary Gallagher

WELCOME to Media Movers, tracking some of the moves – including retirements and promotions – in the Scottish media scene…

FIRSTLY, and as announced, here, by STV, the managing director of STV Productions is leaving.

Says a media statement issued by STV, Alan Clements is departing early May.

The statement says: “Alan was appointed director of Content in 2008 and since then he has transformed the business into a multi-genre production company supplying all the major UK networks and international customers.”

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ALSO moving on is Rosemary Gallagher, who has left her role as head of Communications at the Scotch Whisky Association, to go freelance.

She has been freelancing for a range of outlets, including Business Insider and The Times.

She is available for both freelance journalism and PR.

Her previous roles include: personal finance editor, The Scotsman; business news editor, Scotland on Sunday and senior media relations officer at The Scottish Parliament.

She can be reached at

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