Media release: DC Thomson Media celebrates seven titles at Scottish Press Awards


IT was an incredibly successful night for DC Thomson Media at the Scottish Press Awards, with a brilliant seven wins!

Sports News Writer was taken home by Sean Wallace, from the Evening Express, while ‘Franks Law’, by The Courier, won Campaign of the Year.

The remaining five wins belong to The Sunday Post. ‘Hundreds of Orphans’ won Front Page of the Year.  Gordon Blackstock won Journalist of the Year, Scoop of the Year and Reporter of the Year. The Sunday Post team also picked up the award of the night, Newspaper of the Year, and Marion Scott was named runner-up in the Nicola Barry Award.

The awards were held on April 26.

DC Thomson Media chief executive Officer, Mike Watson, said: “These awards showcase the best journalistic talent in Scotland, and last nights results show that we’ve got exactly that in the business. I’m delighted that our newspaper teams that work so hard to deliver quality content to their readers, have been recognised as the best in their field. Congratulations to everyone involved.”

MEDIA RELEASE issued by DC Thomson Media. You too can share your stories (aka press or media releases), on this site. Email here for more information.

Check out for your very own media releases feed…

Check out too

Stay connected with our various twitter feeds: CharitiesDrinkEducationEnergyFashionFilmFoodGardensLegalMotorsMusicOutdoorsPropertyScience and Sports. And not forgetting FinanceTheatreTravelFestivalsVisual ArtsAberdeenDundeeEdinburghGlasgowInvernessPerth and Stirling.

DC Thomson Media contact details…

Contact: Alice Ferguson