Your Noon Briefing: RTS Student TV Awards, grassroots football media coverage, etc

STUDENTS from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, in Glasgow, have been named winners at an UK-wide competition run by the Royal Television Society.

The trio – Michael Crumley, Rosemary Levine and Jonathan Blair – took the Undergraduate Fiction title at the RTS Student Television Awards.

They were joined by several Scots who reached the shortlist.

Read more, here.

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GLASGOW has been chosen to host this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year show – in December.

The announcement is included in an outline of the Corporation’s coverage of the upcoming Commonwealth Games, taking place in the city, from late July.

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A DEADLINE of September 19 has been set for entries to a competition celebrating the best journalism students completing courses accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) and trainee journalists/photographers.

For more details, click here.

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THE Evening Express newspaper in Aberdeen is seeking a photographer, as advertised here and repeated on the media jobs twitter feed, allmediajobs.

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A “BRAND new level of media coverage” for grassroots football in Scotland is the aim of a joint initiative involving the game’s governing body, the Scottish Football Association, and a not-for-profit social enterprise.

The partnership involves Youth Football Scotland, launched four years ago.

Says a Scottish FA announcement, YFS seeks “to provide comprehensive reporting of the hundreds of matches played throughout Scotland each week but also to provide a high quality outlet for young volunteer journalists to get their stories published”.

Adds the SFA: “YFS now hosts over 100 volunteers as part of the organisation’s ‘Journalism & Media Team’ programme.”

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