21st February 2020
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The Shetland Times crowned Newspaper of the Year

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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.

About Adam Guest

Reporter for The Shetland Times. I have also worked as a senior news reporter at The Press and Journal, The Barnsley Chronicle and as a freelance reporter for The Doncaster Free Press. Alongside news reporting I specialise in music and sports journalism. Pork pie lover.

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  1. John Tulloch

    Congratulations! Well-deserved.

  2. Gordon Harmer

    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.

  3. David Spence

    Congratulations Shetland Times.

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

  4. i tinkler

    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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