Harrow snaps up Scotsman editor

The Scotsman’s media editor is to join Harrow Council as a senior press officer at the end of the month.

Fergus: Edinburgh to Harrow
Fergus: Edinburgh to Harrow

Fergus Sheppard, who has worked at The Scotsman for two-and-a-half years, will focus on getting Harrow coverage in regional press and oversee two media officers.

Westminster head of comms Alex Aiken, who oversees Harrow’s PR, said he was impressed by Sheppard’s work while at ITN and the BBC.

Aiken added: ‘A big part of his job will be explaining how the council does its job with few resources.’

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