Watson takes on new role at DC Thomson

DC Thomson has tapped Poppy Joy Watson to serve as a features writer for The Courier. Recently, she held the post of live news reporter for thecourier.co.uk, The Courier and the Evening Telegraph. Watson was also a journalist and events researcher at the media platform FutureScot, where she covered the latest innovation news in education, cyber, […]

Lovell-Smith takes on new role at DC Thomson

DC Thomson has tapped Natasha Lovell-Smith to serve as a features writer. Recently, she held the post of digital editor of Great British Food Awards, which she co-founded and also held the post of editor of Great British Food magazine. Previously, Lovell-Smith served as deputy editor of Great British Food Magazine. Lovell-Smith has a bachelor’s […]

DC Thomson appoints Healey politics and investigations editor

DC Thomson has tapped Derek Healey to serve as a politics and investigations editor for the Sunday Post. He has been with the company for seven years. Healey joined in May 2016 as a digital journalist for the Press and Journal. Since then, he has served as a senior reporter, political correspondent and political editor […]

Clark takes on new role at DC Thomson

Alasdair Clark will join the politics team at DC Thomson and will report for The Courier, The Press & Journal and The Sunday Post. Recently, he was a newsletter editor. Based in Leslie, Scotland, Clark joined DC Thomson in April 2021 as a live news journalist. He then worked as a deputy live news editor. […]

DC Thomson appoints Johnstone editorial director

DC Thomson has tapped Stuart Johnstone to serve as an editorial director. Recently, he served as a magazine editor, a post he held for five years. Johnstone has been with DC Thomson for 23 years, joining as a news reporter. He subsequently held the posts of feature writer, deputy features editor and production editor, a […]

Sky News hires Cruz as data journalist

Joely Santa Cruz has joined Sky News as a data journalist on the data and forensics team. Recently, she held the same post at DC Thomson, where she worked across its titles The Courier and Press & Journal. Previously, Cruz worked at YouK, where she produced content and marketing oriented news and blog articles. Cruz […]

The Scotsman hires Ross as education correspondent

Calum Ross has joined The Scotsman as an education correspondent. Recently at DC Thomson, he served as an investigations editor for The Press & Journal. Ross had been with The Press & Journal for more than 15 years, holding various roles, including local government reporter, Westminster correspondent, political editor and chief reporter. He also served […]

DC Thomson journalist Dingwall departs

Blair C Dingwall, a videographer at DC Thomson has left after 10 years. His tweet reads: “While I’m sad to leave behind awesome colleagues, I’m excited for the future. Looking for video + photo work so if you know of any jobs going pls drop a DM!” Previously, Dingwall was a reporter at the Press […]

DC Thomson promotes Buchan to deputy head of sport and news

DC Thomson has tapped Rebecca Buchan to serve as deputy head of sport and news for the Press & Journal and the Evening Express. Recently, Buchan served as the City and Shire editor for both titles. She also edited the monthly business magazine within the Press & Journal, and has  served as an assistant news […]

DC Thomson appoints Robertson features writer

Lauren Robertson is now a features writer at DC Thomson, contributing to The Sunday Post, The Press and Journal and Evening Express. Robertson joined DC Thomson in April 2021 as a live news journalist. Previously, she contributed to The Indiependent and also worked at The Tab. She also interned at Hearst Magazines. Robertson graduated from […]