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Second year photography student at Edinburgh College of Art, Katinka Goldberg, has been named overall winner of the Olmec Student Digital Photographer of the Year awards.
Her portrait ‘Nadia’ was taken with a Nikon D70 SLR, with the judges praising its “style and emotion”. She won £2,000.

University College Falmouth has launched an MA in international journalism.
The new course aims to give a good grounding on global issues and hands-on learning about how to report on them safely and effectively. The first intake of students will be in August.

Wiltshire Times and Chippenham News editor Andy Sambidge is conducting a tour of his circulation area, inviting readers to meetings to discuss the paper and what they like and dislike about it.
He said: “I enjoyed meeting readers at last year’s sessions and I hope many more will come and chat to me in July.”

Liverpool Echo managing director Sara Wilde is to chair the Liverpool Cares for Culture initiative, which is run by Business in the Community.
BITC comprises more than 750 companies, including Echo parent company Trinity Mirror, and encourages firms to improve their impact in the community, environment and workplace.

Former Exeter Express & Echo reporter Ben Bradshaw has become the first MP to tie the knot in a gay wedding, as he and Neal Dalgleish completed a civil partnership ceremony.
Labour MP Ben, (45), is a minister at the Department of Fisheries and Food, and his partner is a senior BBC TV journalist.

Former Derby journalist Jeff Clark-Meads has published his second novel.
Charmed and Strange is the story of two friends tackling thorny subjects and putting the world to rights.