Ann-Marie Parry

Press Officer

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Online
  • Print
  • Creative
  • Features
  • News
  • Proofreading
  • Media
  • Communications
  • Media Relations
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Press Officer

House of Commons

Aug 2015
  • 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.

2015

Assistant to RT Hon Alex Salmond MP MSP

The Scottish Parliament

May 2014 - Jun 2015
  • 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.

2014

News Reporter

The Press and Journal

Mar 2012 - May 2014
  • 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.

Education

2012

Journalism

Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

Aug 2011 - May 2012
  • News writing, Media Law, Shorthand, Public Affairs, Broadcast Journalism, Media ethics

2011

English Literature and History

University of Stirling

Aug 2007 - May 2011
  • English Literature and History

Awards

2014

Senior Journalism Qualification

  • Awarded distinction on completion of the National Council for the Training of Journalists' senior journalism qualification (NQJ) www.nctj.com