The Sunday Post’s Marion Scott picked up the Campaign of the Year award at last night’s Scottish Press Awards.
Marion was honoured for her efforts over many years in reporting the stories of women who have suffered as a result of mesh implants and campaigned against their use.
— WIJ Scotland (@WIJ_Scotland) April 25, 2019
— Richard Prest (@PrestRichard) April 25, 2019
Marion said: “Incredibly proud to have been awarded campaigning journalist of the year for the mesh scandal.
“Giving these amazing women a voice has been an honour.
“Despite the dreadful injuries they suffered they fight on to protect other women from the same fate – that is truly inspirational.”
Huge Congratulations to @ladymcbeth2 being awarded Campaigning Journalist of the Year for the Mesh Scandal. You heard our voices and took action. The taboo subject was no more. Well deserved, and Thank You ? @MBLacey @JeffH1960 @NeilFindlay_MSP @AlexNeilSNP @Carlaw4Eastwood pic.twitter.com/ADeF7jfoK9
— Claire Marie Daisley (@DaisClaire) April 26, 2019
Marion was also named runner-up in The Nicola Barry Award, established by Women in Journalism Scotland.
Sunday Post columnist Mandy Rhodes was runner-up in the Columnist of the Year category.