The Shetland Times crowned Newspaper of the Year

The Shetland Times has been crowned winner of two prizes at the Highlands and Islands Media Awards – named Newspaper of the Year and winner of the Best Use of Digital Media.

In the Newspaper of the Year section The Shetland Times was up against The Orcadian and The Strathspey and Badenoch Herald, while its online version was shortlisted along with  Hebrides writer Katie Laing and Calum MacLean from the BBC.

Meanwhile BBC Radio Shetland reporter Daniel Lawson, who did work experience some years ago with The Shetland Times  won the Young Journalist of the Year (Alex Main Trophy) category.

The winners were announced tonight at the Highlands and Islands Press Ball and Media Awards at the Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness.

More to follow.


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  • John Tulloch

    • February 4th, 2017 8:05

    Congratulations! Well-deserved.

  • Gordon Harmer

    • February 4th, 2017 9:47

    Well done Shetland Times, well deserved for a paper and web site and online version of unbiased local, national and international news which directly and indirectly affects Shetland and all who sail in her.

  • David Spence

    • February 4th, 2017 13:22

    Congratulations Shetland Times.

    As the teacher may say ‘ Keep up the good work ‘ lol

  • i tinkler

    • February 4th, 2017 16:28

    Good one, “Shetland Times.” It is good to have a paper with a bit of balance that gives all sides of any debate. Well done.


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