Media Movers: Aimée Beveridge, Iain Hepburn, etc

WELCOME to Media Movers, reporting the latest moves within the Scottish media, including promotions and retirements.

FIRSTLY, Press agency, the Central Scotland News Agency, has added to its reporting team by taking on Aimée Beveridge, who joins from STV, having also previously worked at the Evening Telegraph in Dundee.

She succeeds Kirsten Johnson was has gone on to The Scottish Mail on Sunday.

Aimée joins Nick Jedrzejewski and Anna Gault working out of the agency’s main office in Stirling, covering the whole of Scotland for the national newspapers.

Says agency head, Tim Bugler: “Hopefully we’ll be able to be even more responsive now to newsdesks’ requests for story assistance, door-knocks, etc., as well as casting our net even wider to bring papers the stories their readers crave through our general news service.

“We always advertise vacancies exclusively though, and once again I am grateful for the website’s help in the recruitment process.”

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A NEW website has been launched by The Press and Journal newspaper and it is being headed by former Daily Record digital editor, Iain Hepburn.

Energy Voice is an offshoot of the paper’s monthly energy supplement.

Hepburn is the P&J’s online editor, having most recently worked on Abu Dhabi-based The National newspaper.

His career also includes a spell at STV.

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AND as readers of Bill Heaney’s latest blog for will have spotted, former BBC Scotland education correspondent, Seonag MacKinnon, is now head of communications at the Church of Scotland.

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