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Donald Martin

Donald Martin 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, the North West Evening Mail in Cumbria, and 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.