Fraser John Gibson

16A Buchanan Drive, Newton Mearns, Glasgow G77 6QN United Kingdom

Home telephone: 0141-639 2147. Mobile: 07711 370 410

Date of birth: July 31, 1979. Age: 26


Employment history

Evening Times (Nov 2001 - Present) Sports sub-editor. Co-editor of Wee Red Book football annual (2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06). Contributor to Travel section. Fixed Odds betting column. Produced horse racing pages. Football reporter. Ice hockey correspondent for Scottish Eagles and 2004 World Championships in Oslo. Basketball correspondent for Scottish Rocks.

First Press Publishing (September 1999 - Nov 2001) Reporter (Rangers Football Club/Celtic Football Club publications). Sub-editor (Rangers FC, Celtic FC and Scottish Rugby Union publications). Editor of Official Rangers FC website. Co-editor of Scottish Premier League Yearbook.

Acting Glaswegian Sports Editor (temporary cover summer 1998)

7 Day Press Sports Agency sportswriter (extended work experience August 1997 - September 1998)

Daily Record casual sports sub-editor (August 1997 - 1999)

Sunday Mail sports sub-editor/reporter (August 1997 - 1999)

Daily Record Editorial Messenger (April 1994 - August 1998)

Other employment

Unpaid barwork (2005) Queen’s Park Football Club Social Club

Pets ‘n’ Vets Nursing Assistant (September 1993 - September 1995)


Paisley University Certificate of Higher Education (First Year) in Biomedical Science (September 1996 - May 1997)

1996 Higher English - B. French - B. Biology - C. Chemistry - D. Mathematics - D.

1995 Standard Grade Chemistry - 1. French - 1. Music - 1. English - 2. Biology - 2. History - 2. Mathematics - 3

Scotvec Module Introduction to Computers.

SEB Modules Living in a Plural Society, Issues of Belief

School Prizes (Eastwood High) Margaret Mawdsley Prize for Modern Languages - 1994-95. Linn Choir Prize for Music - 1994-95. Ross Trophy for Music - 1995-96.

Other education

Strathclyde University Centre for Lifelong Learning Italian 1 (June 2005). Italian 2 (April 2006).

National Union of Journalists training course Adobe InDesign (March 2006)

Scottish Football Association Early Touches coaching certificate (2005).

Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music Trombone - Grade 3. Trombone - Grade 5.

Other interests

Queen’s Park FC Programme (Scottish Third Division Programme of the Year) columnist since 2001 (player interviews, opinion pieces). Current member of Strathclyde University Jazz Band (lead trombone). Playing football. Hillwalking. Running. Former member of National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Scotland. Former member of Glasgow Symphony Orchestra.


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