Press officer for the third largest group of MPs in the House of Commons, dealing with day-to-day media inquiries, developing long term strategies for individual campaigns and maintaining relationships with journalists from across the UK.
Responsible for all aspects of parliamentary business and media for Alex Salmond, former First Minister of Scotland. Duties included managing his social media outlets, organising his diary and writing his briefing material for parliamentary debates or media appearances.
News reporter for one of the UK’s biggest daily regional newspapers, producing front page stories, page lead picture stories, feature-length pieces and obituaries. Promoted to District News Reporter for the largest edition of the newspaper in January 2014 and was responsible for producing the front page and first ten pages of the newspaper each day.
News writing, Media Law, Shorthand, Public Affairs, Broadcast Journalism, Media ethics
English Literature and History
Awarded distinction on completion of the National Council for the Training of Journalists' senior journalism qualification (NQJ) www.nctj.com