Morgan misses out on Journalist editorship

A SUB-editor at the Daily Record newspaper has missed out in an election to decide the next editor of the in-house magazine of the National Union of Journalists.

Frank Morgan was up against seven other candidates for the editorship of the Journalist magazine, which has gone to recent former Times industrial editor, Christine Buckley.

Buckley received 1,157 first preference votes, while Morgan had received 551. But he remained in the reckoning until the sixth stage of second, third, etc preferences being transferred from candidates being eliminated along the way.

Buckley will be taking over the post from Tim Gopsill, who is retiring from the role after 21 years in the editor’s chair.