By Bill Heaney
Former Dumbarton Lennox Herald reporter Lorraine Herbison has some good news of her own today.
Lorraine is now the national boss of News and Sport at Bauer UK, which includes Radio Clyde in West Dunbartonshire.
She told social media: “A staggering 28 nominations for our Bauer UK news team in this year’s IRN Awards.
“You can imagine how chuffed I am for everyone after such a tough year. Nine of the nominations are for my fabulous journalists in Scotland and they so deserve them. Scottish nominations below.:
Newsreader of the Year (hubs or stations over 1.5m TSA): Selena Jackson – Clyde 1
Reporter of the Year (hubs or stations under 1.5m TSA): Callum Clark – Radio Tay
Campaigning Journalism Award:
Joan’s Legacy – West FM
Best Sports Coverage:
More Than Just a Game – Hits Radio and Greatest Hits Radio network England and Scotland
The Rise and Fall of Celtic Manager Neil Lennon – Clyde 1
News Team of the Year (hubs or stations under 1.5m TSA):
Radio Forth News
Radio Tay News
Pictures: Lorraine with colleagues Hazel Reilly and Brian Averell and (above right) saying farewell to High Street with Grace Walker, Annette Rankine, Bill Heaney, Lorraine Herbison, Aileen Stevenson, Amanda Graham, Hazel Reilly, Shauna Duff and Jennifer Oliver. Top picture: Lorraine and her partner Mark Hollinshead.