BethMellor’s Weblog

Postgraduate journalism, news and views.


leave a comment »



City University, London

Postgraduate Diploma in Newspaper Journalism, October 2008 – June 2009

Granted funding scholarship from the Arts and Humanities Research Council


The University of Edinburgh

First Class MA (Honours) in History, awarded June 2008

Specialising in modern European and American History


Wells Blue School

A-Levels: History (A), Geography (A), German (A), Philosophy and Ethics (A)

GCSEs: 10 GCSEs (A*-B)



Work Experience:



The Scotsman

Three weeks work experience in December 2008 and January

The Independent

Travel Supplement

Two weeks work experience in December 2007 and June 2007


The Edinburgh Evening News

Features Desk

Four weeks work experience in May 2007

Online business news publication

Part-time job as sub-editor for Russian and Eastern European reports, September 2007- May 2008 


Fest Magazine

Reviewer for Edinburgh festival magazine, August 2008


Retrospect Magazine

Co-founder and editor of Edinburgh University History magazine, September 2007 – May 2008

Second place in the Herald Scottish student media awards in magazine category  



Editor of comment and features sections of Edinburgh University student newspaper, September 2006 – May 2007 

Written by bethmellor

October 16, 2008 at 9:47 pm

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: