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Your Noon Briefing: Voluntary redundancies being sought at the Record, STV’s financial results, etc

THE Daily Record and Sunday Mail newspapers are seeking applications for voluntary redundancy – on ‘enhanced terms’. Confirmed a spokesperson at publishers, Media Scotland (a division of Trinity Mirror): “Media Scotland has the country’s biggest combined …

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STV on hunt for presenters for new, city-based TV channel

BROADCASTER, STV, is on the hunt for presenters for a new, city-based TV channel it is launching in June. The channel - being set up for Glasgow and in


Documentary film series among 2014 highlights announced by STV

A SERIES of documentary films - made by up-and-coming Scotland-based filmmakers - is among the highlights of next year's programming schedule from Glasgow-based broadcaster, STV. This is Scotland is

Second Kelly thriller to be turned into TV drama by STV

A PYSCHOLOGICAL thriller is be made by the production arm of Glasgow-based broadcasters, STV, for ITV. The Burning Air is the third novel by Erin Kelly and the second

STV Productions commissioned to produce new entertainment show

A BRAND new entertainment show has been commissioned from the production arm of STV by ITV. Along with co-producers and financiers, GroupM Entertainment, STV Productions will be making eight,


Shares sale brings to an end ITV’s stake in STV

THE sale of a chunk of shares in the Glasgow-based broadcaster, STV, has ended any prospect of STV "falling into ITV's hands", writes the business editor of The

Lockerbie tragedy anniversary documentary to be broadcast by STV

A DOCUMENTARY marking the 25th anniversary of the Lockerbie tragedy - when a Pan Am flight exploded in the skies over the town - is to be broadcast


STV catch-up programming to be available via the Daily Record in ‘historic partnership’

SOME of the most popular programmes on STV are to be accessible, in catch-up mode, on the digital platforms operated by the Daily Record newspaper. It follows a tie-up

MacKay to examine changing media landscape, in university lecture

THE STV presenter, John MacKay, is to give a lecture on the changing media landscape, at his former university. MacKay is the latest to give the annual Sir Alexander Stone


STV launches new city-based apps for quartet of Scots cities

SCOTS cities, Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow have new apps dedicated to local news and information, launched by STV. The apps - free for both iOS and Android devices


Hughes named editor of upcoming TV channels for Edinburgh and Glasgow

A FORMER news editor at GMTV has been named editor of upcoming local TV channels serving Edinburgh and Glasgow. Paul Hughes's CV includes having led the digital TV switchover

STV Presenter Paul Barnes
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Barnes transfers to STV sports desk

THE BBC Scotland sports presenter, Paul Barnes, has joined STV to report sport for the station's Edinburgh and the East news programming. He begins from this evening and, says

Made Here - Feature

Made Here: Silent Odyssey, STV

EARLIER this year, Scot, Gerry Hughes, became the first deaf person to sail single-handed around the world, passing all five capes. And his story is being told this evening, in


Taggart documentary announced as STV unveils Autumn schedule

A DOCUMENTARY celebrating the 30th anniversary of the TV crime drama series, Taggart, is to be screened next week. The programme has been unveiled by its makers, STV, as


STV to issue a dividend on back of net debt drop

THE Scots broadcasters, STV, are to issue a dividend to shareholders, on the back of half-year financial results that show a drop in net debt by 22 per


England-Scotland game a result for STV

AN estimated total audience of 1.8 million people watched on TV the friendly international men's football match last night between England and Scotland, which ended in a 3-2


STV Local to be rolled into ‘new city services’

A NETWORK of local websites operated by STV are to be rolled into a new proposition, described by the broadcaster as "brand new local digital services providing all


Scotland Tonight prepares for Summer break

THE current affairs programme on STV, Scotland Tonight, will be taking a break for the Summer, following this evening's broadcast. The show - presented by John MacKay and Rona Dougall

My Big Break - Feature

My Big Break: David McKinney, head of media and drama, City of Glasgow College, and former football reporter

DAVID McKinney is head of media and drama at the City of Glasgow College. He is a former football reporter, including at STV. When did working in the media

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STV Productions receives commission for second series of Fake Reaction

A SECOND series of an entertainment show involving two celebrity teams trying to outsmart each other has been commissioned from its makers, STV Productions. Fake Reaction has earned its

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