Media Release: Lifetime achievement award for Caithness journalist

NOEL Donaldson, reporter with the Caithness Courier and John O’Groat Journal, is the winner of this year’s Barron Trophy, which recognises lifetime achievement in journalism in the Highlands and Islands.

Noel (62) will receive his award from Scotland’s First Minister, Alex Salmond, at the Highlands and Islands Press Ball being held at Nairn on Friday 1 February.

A former Journalist of the Year for the Highlands and Islands, Noel has spent a total of 47 years in the business.

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