Even­ingTimes team cel­e­brates awards night suc­cess

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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

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