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I regularly work on copywriting projects and have put together press releases for a range of clients. Here are a few short examples:

Press release on behalf techno record label Ambidextrous Records
Series of news items on behalf of construction firm The JR Group
Artist bios and press releases for local hip hop artists

Here are a selection of stories, contributions and media appearances that don’t fit in other sections:

Video Editor: Hope (RTS Award Nominated and featured by Daily Record, Daily Mirror and STV)
Camera Operator : Bristo Rap Battles 2014
Video Short: IRN Brz Round-Up
Judge: Battle Rap Event (Several events judged – this is a sample).
Interviewee: BBC News Piece on Generation Y
Radio Guest: Discussed the rise in streaming services with fellow journalists
Interviewee: Appeared in a BBC Scotland package on rented housing
Panelist: BBC Scotland’s Generation Y Debate
Panelist: Interviewed SNP’s MP Stephen Gethins as part of a BBC Generation 2015 Panel
Profile: BBC Generation 2015 project
Interviewee: Provided expert insight on the hip hop scene for a radio documentary
Reader Contribution: Contributed as part of The Guardian’s Independence Referendum Coverage
Reader Contribution: Featured by The Guardian for my Album of the Year contribution
Interviewee: Spoke to University after winning journalist of the year award
Interviewee: Spoke about Scottish hip hop on Janice Forsyth Show
Feature: Derek Wynans on his new book for West Coast Review

Student blogs

Patch Report: Glasgow commuters furious after two hour subway failure
Patch Report: Poorer Hillhead students buck national exam trend
Patch Report: Otago Lane businesses call for clarity on controversial development
Patch Report: Kelvindale residents angry after 4A bus cut
Patch Report: West end pub Dram! the people’s choice at Glasgow Best Bar None awards
Arts preview: Outskirts Festival returns to Easterhouse
Live Report: Scottish hip hop @ The Art School
Radio package: World’s last timetabled ferry restored on Skye
Radio Package: BBC 6 Music Festival comes to Glasgow
Report: Diplomat urges calm over Gibraltar issue
Report: RBS to close 30 branches in Scotland
Report: Scotland’s building industry worried about Brexit
Radio Package: NHS Scotland to fund gamechanging HIV drug
Radio Package: Fake fur being marketed as real
Report: Walmart and Starbucks boycott Google over extreme content
Report: Teaching union urges politicians to prioritise schools
Report: Scottish business confidence up but warnings remain