David Flanagan

David Flanagan

Journalist, writer and PR consultant (Associate)

David Flanagan is an Orkney-based journalist, writer and public relations consultant with over 25 years experience in the media and communications industries. After studying Journalism at Edinburgh’s Napier University, David worked as a reporter for the Edinburgh Evening News and The Orcadian, before moving into public relations, initially as Press and PR Officer with Highlands and Islands Enterprise, and then as Orkney Islands Council’s first Communications Officer. David has operated on a freelance basis since 2002, splitting his time between journalism, PR and copywriting. He also undertakes location management/local production work for visiting broadcasters, film crews and documentary makers.