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Hilary Scott

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20162017
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Biography

A journalist and media academic working for more than 25 years across a range of regional press and specialist media. Programme Leader for BA Multimedia Journalism at the University of Northampton and also  a freelance journalist and media trainer. A fully trained sub-editor, teaching a range of contemporary media skills using Adobe Creative Suite and experienced in online publishing, audio and video editing. A weekly columnist for over ten years and involved in the launch of new regional media projects including magazines and websites. Supervision of practice-based journalism at undergradute level including writing skills, law, magazine and newspaper projects and work-based learning placements, along with academic dissertations.

An in-depth knowledge of social media and mobile reporting and a founding member of the BBC/Society of Editors Local Journalism Working Party which saw the launch of the BBC Local Democracy Reporters scheme. An Advance HE certified external examiner.

External positions

External examiner BIMM London

1 Sep 20171 Sep 2019

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Research Output 2016 2017

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Work experience: are some newsrooms failing the next generation of journalists?

Scott, H. C., 23 Jun 2016.

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