21 February. Glasgow Talks... with Donald Martin

Issued: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 13:47:00 GMT

Friday 21 February 2020
8:30am for breakfast and networking. Talk will start around 9:00am with a 10:30am finish
The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow G1 3NU

Our February Glasgow Talks will welcome Donald Martin, the Editor-in-Chief of Newsquest Scotland, as our guest speaker.

Donald is an award-winning editor with more than 30 years' experience editing national, regional, Sunday, daily and weekly titles across the UK. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of Newsquest's Scottish titles and Editor of The Herald and the Herald on Sunday.

Previously Head of Publishing for DC Thomson's magazines including The People's Friend, My Weekly, Scots Mag, Scottish Wedding Directory and No1 Magazine and Editor-in-Chief of DC Thomson Newspapers and Editor of The Sunday Post and Weekly News.

Former Editor of the Evening Times in Glasgow, the Evening Express in Aberdeen and the North West Evening Mail in Cumbria, deputy editor of the Cambridge Evening News.

He won his first editorship at the age of 24, launching the Edinburgh and Lothians Post before going on to become Group Editor at Thames Valley Free Newspapers.

Donald is the Scottish media representative on the Editors’ Code of Practice Committee of the Independent Press Standards Organisation and serves as a board member on the UK Society of Editors, the organisation representing the media industry. He previously served for many years on the National Council for Training of Journalists.

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Further information - Lindsay.Mccready@glasgow.ac.uk

Glasgow Talks - sponsored by the Adam Smith Business School and the Clydesdale Bank - is the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce's monthly series of business seminars featuring influential guest speakers drawn from the business and political elite.

As part of our sponsorship with the Glasgow Talks series, a limited number of free places are available for students, staff and alumni of the Adam Smith Business School. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.