More appointments at Scotsman website

THE website of The Scotsman newspaper has boosted its newsdesk, following two appointments. has taken on Stephen Emerson, from the Derry Journal, in the newly-created role of senior online production journalist.

He will take on responsibility for all day-to-day publishing aspects of

Meanwhile, Nick Mitchell has been appointed to the post of online production journalist. Nick, who has worked regularly for on a freelance basis, is a graduate of Napier University’s School of Journalism.

The website’s publishers say the new appointments will “allow to publish even more video and audio content and further improve the site’s coverage of live news and sport”.

Added Alan Greenwood, editor: “I am delighted to welcome Stephen and Nick to They are talented journalists who have a strong track record in digital media publishing and will further strengthen’s position as Scotland’s most-read newspaper website.”