DC Thomson head of podcasts Phin set to depart

Christopher Phin, head of podcasts at DC Thomson, is set to leave his post on Aug. 12. His LinkedIn post reads: As part of its ongoing transformation, the company wants to refocus how its podcasts are ideated and delivered, and has decided to make the role of Head of Podcasts redundant. I am, I may […]

DC Thomson reporter Tait departs

Kirstin Tait, a live reporter at DC Thomson, has left and joined STV Group in Aberdeen, Scotland, as a production journalist. She has previously worked as a live reporter at Hull Daily Mail in the UK and has also interned at STV Group. Additionally, she has interned at the BBC and the Scottish Field Magazine […]

My Weekly appoints Gill content producer

Claire Gill has been promoted to the post of content producer at My Weekly, DC Thomson Media. Previously, she was acting commissioning editor at the title. Gill also works freelance and as a host of live author chats and literary festivals. She has also worked as an assistant producer/researcher at the BBC and was an […]

Reach names O’Donoghue Westminster editor

Dan O’Donoghue has joined Reach plc as Westminster editor. Previously, he was Westminster correspondent at DC Thomson for Press & Journal and The Courier. He was also a political correspondent at Press Association and was a news reporter at National News/SWNS London. He has previously also worked as a local government reporter/news editor at Reach. […]

DC Thomson hires McVey as content producer

Rebekah McVey has joined DC Thomson as a content producer for children’s magazines. Previously, she was an online production journalist at the Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail Ltd. She was also a reporter at SWNS Media Group and before that a trainee multimedia reporter at The Press and Journal. She was also a trainee […]

DC Thomson taps Leckie as health and wellbeing editor

DC Thomson has promoted Samantha Leckie to the post of health and wellbeing editor, a role in which she will be working across the Evening Express and the Press and Journal. Previously, she served as an assistant editor across both papers, as well as being the editor of Society. She was also head of features […]

DC Thomson hires Temple as sports reporter

Alan Temple has joined DC Thomson as a sports reporter, primarily working for The Courier and Dundee Evening Telegraph, providing both digital and print content. Prior to that, he was a journalist at Capital City Press for more than 9 years. He has also worked as a freelance sports journalist at Press Association Sport and […]

Editors given new roles in light of Google-funded project

Alan McCabe, editor-in-chief of Aberdeen daily the Press & Journal, and Richard Prest, editor of the Sunday Post, are taking up long-term secondments with a team being set up to “manage the transformation of the business to extend subscription and reader revenues.” The move comes as part of Google News Initiative-funded Table Stakes Europe project, […]