Shaun Milne

Journalist in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Contact:

Work: shaun.milne@the-sun.co.uk

Other: newseditor@protonmail.com

Credentials

Online News Editor, The Scottish Sun - Dec 2016 - Present

Freelance Journalist: April 2016 - Nov 2016

> Digital Journalist, Scottish Sun; freelance News Editor, The Sunday Herald; freelance journalist, The National; freelance News Editor, The Herald.

PR & Digital Media Director, Lucid PR: April 2015 – March 2016

Freelance News Editor, The Scotsman/Scotland on Sunday and The National: November 2014 – April 2015

Editor, Advance Content & Digital Publishing, STV: July 2013 – October 2014

Editor, STV Local, STV: April 2011 – July 2013

Regional Editor (Edinburgh), STV Local, STV: February 2011 – April 2011

Consulting Managing Editor, Deadline News: March 2009 – February 2011

Co-Founder/Editor in Chief, Planet Ink Ltd: January 2006 – February 2009

Associate News Editor, Daily Record: February 2006 – August 2007

Assistant Editor, Daily Mirror (Scotland): January 2003 – January 2006

News Editor, Daily Mirror (Scotland): January 2001 – January 2003

News Reporter, Daily Mirror: August 2000 – January 2001

News Reporter, Sunday People: March 2000 – July 2000

News Reporter, Daily Record: January 1996 – March 2000

Casual: Daily Record/ Sunday Mail: January 1995 - January 1996

Reporter/Sports Editor, Cumnock Chronicle: November 1994 – November 1995

News Reporter, Wigtown Free Press: October 1993 – November 1994

AWARDS

Bank of Scotland Press Awards - Team of the Year for War in Kosovo (2000)

PPA Scotland - Winner: Staff Magazine of the Year (2007)

PPA Scotland - Runner-up: Consumer Specialist Magazine of the Year (2007)

PPA Scotland - Runner-up: Customer Magazine of the Year (2007)

PPA Scotland - Runner-up: Customer Magazine of Year (2008)

EDUCATION

Institut Francais d’Ecosse, 2014 - 2015: Level One French

Knight Centre for Journalism, 2014: Social Media for Journalists

NCTJ, 1995: National Proficiency Certificate

Edinburgh Napier University, 1991 - 1993: HND Journalism Studies

ADDITIONAL

Covered major news events including conflicts & refugee crises in Kosovo; civil war in Sierra Leone; death of Diana Princess of Wales; Boxing Day Tsunami in 2004; Millennium Dome diamond heist; G8 summit during 7/7 London terror attack; Clutha helicopter crash in 2013; 2014 Commonwealth Games; nine UK & Scottish elections; 1997 Devolution Referendum & 2014 Scottish Referendum.

  • Education
    • Institut français d’Ecosse
    • Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas
    • Napier University of Edinburgh