Oscar Tollast

Communications Associate, Salzburg Global Seminar

Oscar Tollast is a UK-based freelance journalist who is assisting Salzburg Global Seminar's Communications Team. He is helping to create and edit content for SalzburgGlobal.org and monitor Salzburg Global's social media accounts. Before going freelance, Oscar worked for the Dorset Echo, a daily regional newspaper situated in Weymouth, England, where he qualified as a senior journalist. Oscar first came to Salzburg Global Seminar in 2012 as a participant of the Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change and later returned for an internship with the communications team in 2013. He has also undertaken internships at The Guardian, The Independent, and the BBC. During his studies he won his university's Daily Echo Award for Best News Journalist. Oscar graduated with first class B.A. multimedia journalism at Bournemouth University and holds a National Qualification in journalism.