Journalism training prize scooped by P&J senior reporter

A JOURNALIST on The Press and Journal newspaper has been named winner of a top prize issued by the National Council for the Training of Journalists.

Senior reporter, Laura Paterson,┬áhas won the TS Murray Award for her performance in the NCTJ’s National Examination Certificate.

The TS Murray Award is presented annually for the best NCE result achieved by a candidate employed by a Scottish newspaper.

The NCE is the professional senior qualification offered by the NCTJ.

Laura joined the P&J two years ago, having previously worked for The Digger, the weekly investigative magazine in Glasgow.