Peter Urpeth has more than 33 years of experience in newspapers, magazines and multimedia journalism, and is currently working as a freelance journalist.

Peter Urpeth has extensive experience in editorial management and has been editor of three local newspapers in Scotland in the last twenty years.


MA Journalism (Distinction), Edinburgh Napier 2018


The Tristan Hewins Memorial Prize for Excellence in Journalism, 2018


Some recent examples of my work…

Holyrood magazine: Brexit means the rural economy must change

Holyrood magazine commercial feature: Scottish Futures Trust: Doing the hard yards for Scotland’s infrastructure needs

Holyrood magazine: Hairmyres staff take wage loss protest to the Scottish Parliament

Holyrood magazine: The High Road: The Highlands since devolution

Holyrood magazine: Michael Gove commits to maintain farm subsidy support levels

Please contact me for further sample links to articles etc.