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, has 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.