Scottish Sun hires Matchett as political editor

Conor Matchett has joined the Scottish Sun as a political editor. Recently, he served as deputy political editor at The Scotsman, which he joined in September 2020 as political reporter. Matchett also held digital journalist and multimedia reporter posts for the Edinburgh Evening News at JPIMedia. He also freelanced and worked as a trainee at […]

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 […]

Scotsman welcomes back Hay as rural affairs correspondent/specialist

Katharine Hay has rejoined The Scotsman as a rural affairs correspondent/specialist. Hay reported for The Scotsman from January 2020 to September 2021 and held the same post at PA Media. She freelanced for JPIMedia and was a journalist at Newsquest. She interned at The New York Times, based in France. Hay graduated from the University […]

McGuire joins GB News as Scotland video journalist

GB News has appointed Tony McGuire to the post of Scotland video journalist. He joined from The Scotsman, where he was an editorial video producer. Previously, McGuire worked at The Scotsman from January 2017 to August 2019 as a video editor. He freelanced and was a commercial video editor at JPIMedia. She was also a […]

Erskine joins The Scotsman as food and drink editor

Rosalind Erskine has joined the staff full time as a food and drink editor. Previously, she served as editor of GlasgowWorld. Erskine freelanced for ITP Media, where she researched and wrote the seasonal trends/Ed’s picks and shopping pages (The List) for Harper’s Bazaar Interiors. She also pitched home/interior features and makeover stories to IPC Media’s […]

The Scotsman hires McMahon as search and trends writer

Liv McMahon is now a search and trends writer at The Scotsman. Previously, she was working as a freelance journalist. Her work has appeared in MSN South Africa, Business Insider, Edinburgh Evening News, The Skinny, Deadline News and more. McMahon was also a content producer at Skotia Media. She has also written for Peebles Media […]

BBC’s McIntosh appointed editor of The Scotsman

Neil McIntosh, who has been managing editor of BBC Online for the past 7 years, has been named editor of The Scotsman as JPI Media reverts to separate editors for its key titles. McIntosh has also worked at The Wall Street Journal for more than 4 years, joining as editor, Europe. He launched a […]

The Scotsman unveils revamped website

The Scotsman, a daily newspaper has re-launched its website with fewer ads. The move comes amid restructuring in The Scotsman and its JPIMedia sister titles as they prepare to move to the company’s ‘Digital Acceleration’ program, which sees journalists focus on producing digital content, this month. The new platform allows for a “lighter, simpler, faster user […]