Shortlist announced for Scottish Student Journalism Awards

THE cream of Scottish student journalism is to be celebrated next week, and the shortlisted entries, across nine categories, has just been announced.

The Scottish Student Journalism Awards are taking place a week on Thursday, with BBC Scotland investigative journalist, Mark Daly, and his presenter colleague, Jackie Bird, as the special guests.

The judges include Allan Rennie, editor in chief of the Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail; Magnus Llewellin, editor of The Herald; Douglas Alexander, chief sports writer, the Sunday Times Scotland; and Campbell Gunn, former political editor, The Sunday Post.

Among the prizes, the Student Journalist of the Year will win a one-week work placement at the Daily Record.

Column of the Year

Colin Stone – Glasgow Caledonian University

Craig Ritchie – Cardonald College

Blair Dingwall – Cardonald College

Colin Robertson – Adam Smith College

Holly Lennon - Glasgow Caledonian University

Publication of the Year

The Cardonald Courier

The Edit - Glasgow Caledonian University

The Caledonian Chronicle

The Smith Chronicle – Adam Smith College

Scoop of the Year

Courtney Cameron - Glasgow Caledonian University

Maureen Closs – Adam Smith College

Ciaran Shanks – Cardonald College

Lesley Roy - Glasgow Caledonian University

Calum Leslie - Glasgow Caledonian University

Arts and Entertainment

Marelle Wilson - Glasgow Caledonian University

Emma O’Neill – Adam Smith College

Jamie Brotherston – Strathclyde University

Scott Crossan – City of Glasgow College

Michael Reynolds – University of the West of Scotland

Calum Macdonald Memorial Award

Blair Dingwall – Cardonald College

Glasgow Caledonian University Students

Ruth Mackenzie – Cardonald College

Emma Crichton – Cardonald College

Craig Ritchie – Cardonald College

Feature of the Year

Hayley Parr - Glasgow Caledonian University

Emma Chrichton – Cardonald College

Gillian Lambie - Glasgow Caledonian University

Amanda Crawford – Cardonald College

Jamie Brotherston – Strathclyde University

Fraser Doig – Adam Smith College

Lesley Roy - Glasgow Caledonian University

Michael Reynolds – University of the West of Scotland

Multimedia Publication

The Smith Chronicle – Adam Smith College

Jumpers for Goalposts - Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Inner Circle – Strathclyde University

Middle Music – University of the West of Scotland

L Roy Journalist – Glasgow Caledonian University

Sports Story of the Year

Andrew Skinner – Glasgow Caledonian University

Sahil Jaidka - Glasgow Caledonian University

Sean Lafferty - Glasgow Caledonian University

Gavin Harper – Edinburgh Napier University

Gillian Lambie - Glasgow Caledonian University

News Story of the Year

Courtney Cameron – Glasgow Caledonian University

Maureen Closs – Adam Smith College

Ciaran Shank – Cardonald College

Lesley Roy - Glasgow Caledonian University

Calum Leslie - Glasgow Caledonian University