WELCOME to Media Movers, tracking some of the moves – including retirements and promotions – in the Scottish media scene…
FIRSTLY, as part of organisational changes to the structure of Media Scotland (publishers of the Daily Record, Sunday Mail, insider.co.uk, etc), managing director and editor-in-chief, Allan Rennie, will be leaving the business on March 28.
In a statement issued by Media Scotland owners, Trinity Mirror, Simon Fox, chief executive, is quoted, as saying: “Allan has had a distinguished career at Trinity Mirror over the past 24 years. He edited the Daily Record and Sunday Mail and served as editorial director for our national titles.
“I am enormously grateful to Allan for his leadership of the business and wish him every future success.”
In the same statement, Allan is quoted, as saying: “I am so proud to have worked with so many talented people in Scotland and across the Group over the last 24 years. I loved my time at Media Scotland, overseeing the best national and local titles in the land and the launch of exciting new sites such as GlasgowLive. I would like to thank all my colleagues at Trinity Mirror for their support – and wish them all the best for the future.”
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MEANWHILE, congratulations to freelancer, Raj Gill.
She has been appointed Forbes.com contributor for the Business of Fashion (luxury sector).
Raj can be reached at Forbesluxuryfashion@gmail.com for all fashion-related news/press days/events/product launches/movers and shakers news/CEO profiles/ mergers etc.
A former Sunday Times staffer (including in the newspaper’s Culture section) her freelance portfolio includes Elite Traveler Magazine, The Telegraph, The Daily Mail, The Sunday Herald, The Herald’s Saturday Magazine, Scotland on Sunday, Daily Record, Sunday Mail Magazine, Evening Times, High 50 website and The Scots Magazine.
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AND CONGRATULATIONS too to Natalie Walker, who has moved on from the newsdesk at The Scotsman (after six years at the paper) to take up a new post at Scottish Water – where she is now ‘corporate communications specialist’.
Natalie has previously worked at the Daily Record, Press Association and as a senior media officer at the Scottish Parliament.
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