The Scottish Daily Mail triumphs at The Scottish Press Awards

The 32nd Scottish Press Awards saw The Scottish Daily Mail named as newspaper of the year.

The newspaper was awarded by the judges who said that the title was able to blend Scottish and national news together ‘extremely well’ while also offering readers ‘staggeringly good’ feature writers, ‘unparalleled’ women’s writing, and ‘the best sports coverage’ of any newspaper in Scotland.

The newspaper picked up the award for Front Page of the Year for ‘Going Nowhere’ and Feature Writer of the Year handed to Jonathan Brocklebank.

Meanwhile, Jeff Mitchell from Getty Images won News photographer of the Year, Brian Beacom from The Herald was awarded Entertainment Journalist of the Year, The Highland News won Weekly Newspaper of the Year, Melanie Reid from The Times Scotland was the winner of Columnist of the Year as well as Journalist of the Year.

Reporter of the Year was Mark Mccaskill from The Sunday Times.

Meanwhile, a Lifetime Achievement award was given to the former editor of The Press & Journal , Derek Tucker for his contribution to Scottish journalism.

The full list of winners and Runner Up prizes from the evening can be viewed below.

Full winners list: The 32ndScottish Press Awards

Sports Photographer of the Year Award

WINNER – Robert Perry, The Scotsman/Scotland on Sunday

RUNNER UP – Ian Rutherford, Scotsman Publications

News Photographer of the Year

WINNER – Jeff Mitchell, Getty Images

RUNNER UP – James Glossop, The Times

Cartoonist of the Year

WINNER – Brian Adcock, Scotland on Sunday

RUNNER UP – Steven Camley, The Herald/Sunday Herald

Young Journalist of the Year

WINNER – Chris Watt, Herald & Times Group

RUNNER UP – Ryan Crighton, Press & Journal

New Media Journalist of the Year

WINNER – Beverley Lyons, Daily Record

RUNNER UP – Jasper Hamill, The Herald/ Evening Times

Weekly Newspaper of the Year

WINNER – Highland News

RUNNER UP – The Northern Scot

Entertainment Journalist of the Year

WINNER – Brian Beacom, The Herald

RUNNER UP – Phil Miller, The Herald

Magazine Writer of the Year

WINNER – Peter Ross, Scotland on Sunday

RUNNER UP – Catherine Deveney, Scotland on Sunday

Political Journalist of the Year

WINNER – Eddie Barnes, The Scotsman/Scotland on Sunday

RUNNER UP – Tom Gordon, Sunday Herald

Columnist of the Year

WINNER – Melanie Reid, The Times - Scotland

RUNNER UP – Ian Bell, Sunday Herald

Financial/Business Journalist of the Year

WINNER – Ian McConnell, The Herald/Sunday Herald

RUNNER UP – Kenny Kemp, Sunday Herald

Newspaper Feature Writer of the Year

WINNER – Jonathan Brocklebank, Scottish Daily Mail

RUNNER UP – Peter Ross, Scotland on Sunday

Sports Feature Writer of the Year

WINNER – Tom English, Scotland on Sunday

RUNNER UP – Bill Leckie, The Scottish Sun

Sports News Writer of the Year

WINNER – Mark Guidi, Sunday Mail

RUNNER UP – Keith Jackson, Daily Record

Front Page of the Year

WINNER – Going Nowhere, Scottish Daily Mail

RUNNER UP – Apocalypse Snow, The Scottish Sun

Journalist Page of the Year

WINNER – Crisis at the Sick Kids, Edinburgh Evening News

RUNNER UP – Pope's Pilgramage, Daily Record

Campaign of the Year

WINNER – Save RAF Lossie, The Northern Scot

RUNNER UP – Glas-Goals Challenge! Evening Time

Scoop of the Year

WINNER – “Ambulance driver refused 999 call while on tea-break” by Donna MacAllister, The Press & Journal

RUNNER UP – “We lied to Lenny” by Mark Guidi, Sunday Mail

Reporter of the Year WINNER – Mark Macaskill, The Sunday Times

RUNNER UP – Annie Brown, Daily Record

Journalist of the Year WINNER – Melanie Reid, The Times - Scotland

Newspaper of the Year WINNER - The Scottish Daily Mail

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