Sep 2005 - Present

MA Honours

During my Politics and History degree at Glasgow University, I have tailored my course specifically for my future in the media. I have studied subjects from the history of mass media to the coverage of 9/11 and the affects that it has had on the relationship between the media and terrorist groups.


  • Lead Facilitator - Scottish Government, Underage Drinking Summit (2008).
  • May and December 2008 - Young Persons Focus Group, BBC Audience Council.
  • BBC Radio work experience - Television Centre, London (August 2008).
  • Meeting with US Ambassador - Robert Holmes Tuttle (August 2008).
  • Researched and wrote report for Scottish Broadcasting Commission - young people and their views on broadcasting in Scotland (2008).
  • Award in customer and drinks service (2008).
  • Millennium Volunteers Award - from Alex Salmond, First Minister for Scotland.
  • Keynote speaker at Ofcom's Public Service Broadcasting Review (2007).
  • BBC Scotland Work Experience - one week in News and Current Affairs (2006).
  • Youth Associate - National Theatre of Scotland (2006-2007).
  • Institute of Advanced Motoring Member (since August 2005).
  • Forres Academy Pupil Council Chairman (2003-2005).
  • Pupil Representative on both the Forres Academy School Board and the Forres Community Council (2003-2005).
  • Pupil Representative on Moray Council's Educational Services Committee (2004-2005).
  • Forres Academy School Orchestra- Leader.
  • Moray Music Centre- Symphony Orchestra- Leader.
  • "Be the Change" 2003 World Youth Congress- Casablanca, Morocco (August 2003) - Scottish Representative.


  • Member of the Scottish Youth Parliament (MSYP for 7 years) for Glasgow Kelvin.
    •  Secretary and Board Member of Scottish Youth Parliament Ltd.
    • Lead on Media, Marketing and PR.
  • Music – I play the violin (Grade 8) and saxophone (working towards grade 8).
  • Socialising – going out to bars, clubs, restaurants, theatre, cinema.


My ultimate goal is to work as both a radio and television presenter.

I am extremely ambitious and strive to succeed in everything that I do!

I currently produce and present a radio show; and have completed both television and radio placements with the BBC.

I am currently applying for postgraduate courses in Broadcasting.

I am looking for work experience in either Radio or Television. I will be available from June to September '09 (inclusive).

Can you help?

Work Experience

Work Experience Placements:

  • BBC Radio News - Television Centre - 2008.
  • Work within the Marketing Department of the National Theatre of Scotland - 2006-2007.
  • BBC Scotland Work Experience 2006 - one week in News and Current Affairs.

Part-time Work:

  • November Café Bar; Princess Square Glasgow - Front of House Staff.
    • Cocktail and waiting experience.
  • Oran Mor -
    • Silver service waitor/ bar staff.


Glasgow University

Year 3 (2008)


Year 2 (2007)


Year 1 (2006)


SQA Highers (2004 and 2005):

Accounting (A), Business Management (A), English (A), French (A), History (A), Maths (A), Modern Studies (A), P.S.D (A), Chemistry (C).