WELCOME to Media movers, tracking promotions, appointments, etc in the Scottish media scene.
And, firstly, a couple of appointments to report at STV: (1) Linda Grimes Douglas has been named head of News and Current Affairs, as part of a wider revamp of the news team at the broadcaster, as reported here: http://www.allmediascotland.com/media-releases/143590/media-release-stv-appoints-linda-grimes-douglas-as-head-of-news-and-current-affairs/
(2) And as noted, here (http://www.allmediascotland.com/media-releases/143581/media-release-stv-appoints-danielle-kelly-as-director-of-strategy-and-sales-scotland/), Danielle Kelly has been promoted to the newly-created position of director of Strategy and Sales Scotland.
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Meanwhile, at BBC Scotland, it has appointed it current Digital and Youth commissioner, Louise Thornton, as its new senior head of Commissioning (as reported, here: http://www.allmediascotland.com/media-releases/143467/media-release-bbc-scotland-appoints-new-senior-head-of-commissioning/).
And, still at BBC Scotland, Glenn Campbell has been named political editor, succeeding Brian Taylor who is retiring. Read more, here: http://www.allmediascotland.com/media-releases/143586/media-release-glenn-campbell-appointed-bbc-scotland-political-editor/.
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Staying with politics, DC Thomson Media has appointed David Mac Dougall “to head up [its] specialist team of political reporters”, as noted here: http://www.allmediascotland.com/media-releases/143512/media-release-dc-thomson-media-appoints-david-mac-dougall-to-senior-politics-role/
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And last but not least, congratulations to Graham Martin, named editor (after a period of acting up) of Third Force News, the magazine and news website of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations.
He succeeds Susan Smith, who has moved within SCVO, to becomes campaigns manager.
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