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Headphones (the 31st of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Local TV invite for five Scots locations, The Times, etc

APPLICATIONS are being sought to operate local TV stations for the Scots towns and cities of Aberdeen, Ayr, Dundee, Forth Valley and Inverness. The quintet are among seven local TV licences being offered by broadcasting regulators, …

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Mixing desk (the 30th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Book shortlisting for Broadfoot, cameras at Commonwealth Games, etc

THE debut novel by a Scots journalist-turned-communications officer has been shortlisted in a Scotland-wide crime novel competition. Neil Broadfoot’s Falling Fast has been described as a tale about "a

Microphones (the 28th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: STV shares, marketing and indyref, etc

BEGINS John Phelps, in the Sunday Herald: "Shares in Scottish media group STV raced ahead to fresh six-year peaks in our 2012 portfolio last week as buyers scrambled

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Wanted: Account manager

AN account manager is being sought by the PR agency, The BIG Partnership, to be based in Aberdeen. The vacancy is being advertised here on the media jobs

Shutterstock (the 23rd of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: The sports reporter’s bag, win for Material_UK, etc

ON the day the Commonwealth Games begin in Glasgow, Alasdair Reid, on the back page of The Herald's sports supplement today, wryly reflects on reporting from sports events, with

Camera lens (the 21st of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Govan Press for sale, strike off at BBC, etc

A LOCAL, free newspaper serving the south of Glasgow is up for sale, following a decision to step down by its editorial director and publisher. Workload has been cited

Media movers - Feature

Media Movers: Matthew Ball, David McCann, etc

WELCOME to Media Movers, reporting the latest moves within the Scottish media, including promotions and retirements. AND firstly, congratulations to Matthew Ball and Kathleen Morgan: both appointed by the


Wanted: Communications officer (two posts) and marketing and events officer

A COMMUNICATIONS officer (on a permanent basis) and another (on a two-year posting) is being sought by North Ayrshire Council, which is also seeking a marketing and events

On air and mic (the tenth of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: STV Glasgow, Darling-Salmond TV debate, etc

A LOCAL TV station serving Glasgow and the west of Scotland has announced that almost 600,000 viewers have tuned in during its first month in operation. Says STV about

Newspapers (the eighth of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: BIG hits No.33 spot in UK-wide ranking, Andy Coulson, etc

THE Glasgow-based PR agency, The BIG Partnership, has moved up from 36th to 33rd in a listing of the 'top 150 PR agencies in the UK'. Compiled by the

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Wanted: Internal communications officer

AN internal communications officer is being sought by the University of Glasgow - as advertised here on and repeated on


Media Awards: CIPR Excellence Awards

IT was the media awards ceremony that saw Edinburgh-based Stripe Communications named top consultancy. The UK-wide Excellence Awards run by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations also saw Scottish

(the first of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: New BAFTA Scotland chair, Prof. John Robertson, etc

A CO-FOUNDER of a well-known Glasgow independent TV production company has been named the next chair of the Scotland branch of the British Academy of Film and Television

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In My Opinion: Sarah McDaid: Should an industry’s highest honour be a male term?

WHY does being the best still imply being male? In many industries the highest honour bestowed upon a professional still involves a patriarchal term? Take our industry, that of public

Journalist working at keyboard (the 26th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Pringle the first guest in new podcast series, news consumption in the UK, etc

THE SNP's strategic director of communications, Kevin Pringle, is the first guest in a series of podcast interviews centred around the upcoming referendum on Scotland's constitutional future -

My Media - Feature

My Media: Lindsay Clydesdale, media and comms manager (Scotland), Save the Children

LINDSAY Clydesdale is Save the Children's media and communications manager for Scotland. Save the Children works in 120 countries, saving lives, fighting for children’s rights and responding to humanitarian

WWW icon (the 19th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Drinks to mark Scotsman move, Stripe triumph at UK awards, etc

THIS is the final week of The Scotsman operating from its Holyrood Road offices, Edinburgh, and tomorrow evening staff and 'casuals' are meeting to mark the occasion. Drinks are


Media Awards: Marketing Society (Scotland) Star Awards

THE Leith Agency has been named the Star Agency of the Year at awards celebrating the best of the Scottish marketing sector. The awards ceremony was held last week,

CMYK (the 18th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Upcoming BBC show under fire, ‘digital storytelling’ training, etc

BEGINS Martyn McLaughlin, in The Scotsman, today: "BBC Scotland has been criticised for paying a Labour MSP to co-present a new programme which will debate key independence referendum

Radio mic (the 17th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: New business supplement for P&J, special advisers, etc

THE first issue of a business supplement, accompanying The Press and Journal newspaper, was launched yesterday. Says The P&J, thebusiness "will complement the newspaper’s other monthly business-focused supplement, Energy". Editor

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