EveningTimes team celebrates awards night success
REPORTERS from the Evening Times were hailed last night at Scotland’s industry Oscars.
Niall Christie was named runner-up in the Young Journalist of the Year category at the Scottish Press Awards.
He said: “I am absolutely over the moon and hope the stories I have written in my time with the Evening Times have made a difference to the lives of others.”
Meanwhile, our successful bid to persuade Glasgow City Council to become the first UK local authority to teach every secondary pupils CPR, led by health reporter Caroline Wilson, was named runner-up in Local Campaign of the Year category.
Senior reporter Caroline Wilson, who led the campaign, said: “The Evening Times has a proud campaigning history and I’m delighted we have been recognised for it, once again.”
Across the Herald and Times group, our titles received at least 25 nominations across 27 categories.
Donald Martin, Herald and Times editor-in-chief, said: “This is a great reflection of all the hard work and dedication from our Well done to them all.”
The winners were announced at a ceremony at the Doubletree by Hilton Glasgow Central.
The event was sponsored by Clydesdale Bank, the Law Society of Scotland, VisitScotland, People’s Postcode Lottery, Scottish Water, Amazon, Openreach, the Scottish Newspaper Society, The Big Partnership, DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central, Event Consultants Scotland, Women in Journalism Scotland and Johnnie Walker. staff.
Evening Times health reporter Caroline Wilson led the CPR campaign