We are delighted to announce we have the majority of this year’s judging panel confirmed. The panel, for the SSJAs 2020, will include:

Scottish Sun editor, Alan Muir

Scottish Sun Sports Editor, Roger Hannah

Consumer Magazine Publisher for DC Thomson, Sally Hampton

Editor-in-chief of Children’s Magazines at DC Thomson, Lee Harrow

Head of News and Sports at Bauer Media, Lorraine Heribson

Sunday Mail Political Editor, John Ferguson

Content Editor at Frame, Gregor Kyle

Managing Editor of Holyrood Communications and editor of Holyrood Magazine, Mandy Rhodes

Entertainment Reporter at STV, Laura Boyd

The BBC Scotland team:

Deputy Head of News, BBC Scotland, Pete MacRae and Reporting Scotland Editor,  Jackie Houston (Judging Short Broadcast category)

Investigations Correspondent, Sam Poling and Assistant Producer with BBC Scotland’s Disclosure Unit, Kevin Anderson (Judging Long Broadcast category)

Senior Journalist, Doug Kennedy and Content Producer, Rachel Coburn (Judging Mobile Journalism category)

News Podcast Lead, Jennifer Tracy and Training Manager, Christopher Sleight (Judging Podcast category)

We couldn’t run these awards without a professional judging panel and can’t thank our judges enough. Our panel will attend on the night and present awards to the winners and commended in each category.