My Big Break: Hamish Mackay, former deputy news editor, Press and Journal

HAMISH Mackay┬áruns his own media consultancy firm from Aberdeen but is becoming more and more involved in community politics and charity work. Beginning as a ‘cub reporter’ on the John O’Groat Journal, he worked for the Press and Journal for 25 years.

Now semi-retired, he says he “remains an exceedingly ravenous devourer of print in all its splendid forms, and [is] gradually getting on top of the online revolution – albeit tentatively”.

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